NEP Group Inc. announced that they have acquired Avesco Group plc. This acquisition brings Avesco’s Creative Technology (“CT”) and mclcreate brands into NEP’s Worldwide Network. Combined, the providers of live event solutions now have offices in 20 countries around the globe, expanding their ability to service clients in more regions and territories.
Based in the United States, NEP is a provider of outsourced solutions to the broadcast and live event industries. They currently operate four brands offering live event solutions, including Screenworks, Sweetwater, Faber, and Mediatec Solutions. With the addition of Avesco Group, NEP will expand their live event solutions capabilities in North America, Europe and the Middle East and add new capabilities in the Asia Pacific region.
“NEP and Avesco have very similar cultures and the two companies have already had a strong working relationship for years. I am excited to have them as part of our Worldwide Network, and to work with Graham Andrews and David Crump to continue to grow NEP’s live event solutions offerings around the globe. The Creative Technology and mclcreate brands complement our existing live event groups well, and together we will be able to enhance our depth of service and reach worldwide,” said Kevin Rabbitt (photo), NEP’s CEO.
Avesco Group’s CT brand is an expert in the live event industry, providing display, audio, video and lighting solutions. With offices in the US, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region, they service the corporate, sports and entertainment markets. Avesco’s mclcreate brand is a U.K.-based creative and technology production services company in the live event industry. (1/17)
photo: Kevin Rabbitt, NEP’s CEO