Managed Services for £600M Blackstone acquisition
Panoptics deliver flexible Managed Services to £600M Blackstone acquisition Clarion Events
Panoptics long term customer, Clarion Events, has been acquired by US private equity firm Blackstone for a reported £600 million.
The huge deal highlights the rapid evolution of the business over recent years, which has included multiple acquisitions and greater penetration of new markets & territories. Clarion’s continued growth, now boasts a portfolio of over 180 events in 50-plus countries which attract in excess of one million visitors each year.
With staff numbers exceeding 950 people across 13 global offices, Clarion’s reliance on, and strategic use of, technology has equally grown over the years and now plays a critical, integrated role in the ongoing transformation of the business following the latest deal.
With Panoptics delivering flexible Managed Services, alongside Datacentre & Connectivity solutions, Clarion has a technology partner which has consistently flexed and evolved to the rapidly changing environment and needs of their business.