October 2015

Transaction Background

Formed in the UK in 2003, Imago Techmedia is the leading enterprise technology tradeshow organiser serving a complex and global technology market.

The company operates a unique business model for exhibitors and attendees that focuses on ROI, lead generation and customer services.

The acquisition of Imago Techmedia is a significant step for Clarion as it continues to evolve and expand into new sectors.

Our Role

Clarity and JEGI co-advised the shareholders of Imago Techmedia on all aspects of the transaction, marketing to potential acquirers
globally and negotiating on pricing and deal structure.

We were responsible for the overall project management of the transaction including coordinating multiple due diligence work streams and maintaining momentum through to completion.

The transaction was completed in less than 4 months from appointment.

“Our shareholders and senior management worked very closely with Clarity and JEGI to ensure a successful outcome in the sale of lmago to Clarion Events. The complex transaction involved engaging and negotiating with several interested parties, all carefully managed by Clarity and JEGI. Their in-depth understanding of the media business, as well as their expertise in valuing and assessing our company, proved to be crucial.”

Hugh Keeble & Mark Steel
Co-Founders, Imago Techmedia