The owner of the largest gaming industry trade show, ICE Totally Gaming, has been acquired by a venture capital company, it was announced on July 25.
Clarion Events, organizer of the London show and a string of related gaming events around the world, has been taken over by Blackstone, a private equity fund. The company was bought from another venture capital company, Providence Equity Partners.
Clarion has nearly 1,000 employees and 13 offices around the world. The company has many trade events and conferences in other sectors than gaming and they number 180 in all, operated in 50 countries.
Starting three years ago Casino Life & Business Magazine is the only media partner from Romania at ICE and among the important media partners of Clarion for many other events around the globe.
Stay with Casino Life & Business Magazine, the first and the most popular Romanian gambling industry magazine with more than 12,9K fans on Facebook, for the latest news in gaming.