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11 Feb 2019
AEG Facilities and SMG merge to create global venue management business

AEG Facilities and SMG have revealed plans to merge, creating a standalone global facility management and venue services company which will operate under the name ASM Global.

AEG Facilities the venue management subsidiary of Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), the worldwide sporting and music entertainment giant and one of the world's largest owners of sports teams and sports events.

SMG is a stadium and sports arena manager owned by Canadian private equity group Onex.

The deal will see Onex and AEG each own 50 per cent of ASM Global.

The newly created company will be headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with key operations also based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The company will operate AEG's and SMG's diversified portfolio of arenas, stadiums, convention centres and performing arts centrws.

In total, the estate will have more than 310 venues across five continents.

High profile venues to be operated by ASM Global will include the Barclays Center in New York, US; AT&T Center in San Antonio, US; Dubai Arena in the UAE; Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden and the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

“This merger is a major step for our industry," said Wes Westley, CEO and president of SMG.

"We plan to accelerate innovation by combining our expertise to deliver increased value and offer enhanced capabilities to municipalities and venue owners worldwide.

"At the same time, we expect that this transaction will offer employees at both our corporate headquarters and field operations tremendous new opportunities.”

Bob Newman, president of AEG Facilities, added: This exciting new company brings together the two organisations and draws upon the depth of our combined talent and resources to create an organisation that will deliver value and long-term success, as well as innovative services to our clients around the world.”

Newman will become president and CEO of ASM, while Westley will join ASM’s board of directors.

AEG will retain ownership of its real estate holdings outside of the new venture, including its entertainment districts and owned venues in Los Angeles, London, Hamburg and Berlin. It will also retain its development, sports, music and sponsorship divisions.

Onex is contributing its entire equity investment in SMG into the merger. The transaction is expected to be completed later this year subject to regulatory approvals.


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18 Apr 2019
GWI’s ATM agenda to focus on medical and wellness tourism
The agenda for the Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI) Wellness Symposium at the 2019 Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has been set and will feature experts in both medical tourism and wellness tourism, who will explore emerging trends and opportunities in both sectors.
18 Apr 2019
Finalists revealed for largest ever ukactive Awards
Ukactive has revealed the finalists for its annual industry awards – with this year's edition declared as the largest ever.
17 Apr 2019
Body image revealed as theme for 2019 Mental Health Awareness Week
The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) has chosen body image as the theme for this year's Mental Health Awareness Week.
14 Apr 2019
Healing Hotels' Anne Biging receives ‘Woman of the Decade’ award from Women’s Economic Forum
Anne Biging, co-founder and CEO of Healing Hotels of the World, has been named ‘Woman of the Decade in Business & Leadership’ at the Women’s Economic Forum (WEF) in New Delhi, India.
08 Apr 2019
World Leisure now accepting applications for Innovation Prize
World Leisure Organization (WLO) is now accepting applications for the 8th edition of the World Leisure International Innovation Prize.
05 Apr 2019
Elevate signs up Metro Blind Sport as charity partner to promote inclusivity
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03 Apr 2019
EHFF 2019: European fitness market still growing
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28 Mar 2019
Second annual Women in Wellness Leadership Conference inspires professional growth
Approximately 250 women attended American Spa’s second Women in Wellness Leadership Conference at the Edison Ballroom in New York City on 12 March.
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