Impresario sells festival assets to Global

On Wednesday 5th October, Impresario Festivals plc announced the sale of its festivals assets to media and entertainment group Global, a sale in which the Edition team played a critical role. The sale equates to a doubling of shareholder value in less than four years.

Since its launch in 2012, Impresario has grown by acquiring some of the UK’s leading festival brands including Field Day, Boardmasters, South West Four Weekender and Rewind. The festivals being sold attracted a combined audience of 350,000 within the UK this year and have featured artists as varied as The Chemical Brothers, James Bay, PJ Harvey and Rick Astley.

The Edition Team