GL Events

GL events posts revenue growth of over 10%

Integrated event industry group GL events has reported revenue growth for Q3 of 13% and 10.4% for the first nine months of this year.

GL events grows revenues 9% in 2019

Half-year financial results from global events company GL events report a 9% rise in revenues and a ‘significant’ improvement in profitability.

GL events Group gains new €70m contracts in Europe, South America and Asia

GL events has raised its target for annual growth following the announcement of five new contracts in Europe, South America and Asia, representing €70m in sales. Following its support of COP22 2016, Marrakech, GL events has been awarded with the contract to provide a complete and diverse temporary infrastructure solution for the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) United Nations Framework Conve...

GL Events revenue increases to €340.2m in Q1 2019

Global organiser GL Events has announced its revenue for the first quarter of 2019 grew 19%, to €340.2m. This included 8% from organic growth and 12% from acquisitions, with the adverse impact of foreign exchange on sales 1%. Olivier Ginon, GL events Group’s Chairman, commented: “I wish to thank our teams for the strength of their engagement which contributed to the good business momen...

GL events UK releases ‘Good Event Guide’

GL events UK has launched ‘Good Event Guide’, offering organisers tips on how to improve their event. The guide emphasises the importance of sustainability, CSR and health & wellbeing in the industry today. It can be viewed here. Contributors include We are the Fair’s Nick Morgan, The Bulb’s Selina Donald, and A Greener Festival’s Claire O’Neill. They discuss tips for improving sustainability,...

GL events completes new €130m bond issue

Event industry group, GL events has announced the completion of a new €130m private placement bond issue for private institutional investors. The bond follows private placements of €50m in 2013 and €100m in 2016. The latest issue was oversubscribed by French institutional investors and the settlement date will be 26 February 2019. The issue consists of two tranches: a €64m seven-year tranche with ...

GL events graduates to €1 billion club and targets acquisitions

Global integrated event industry group GL Events has announced 2018 consolidated revenues topping €1bn. The €1.041bn total figure represented a rise of 9% like-for-like and completion of the group’s ZZX acquisition in China. The company reported an adverse exchange rate effect of €34m offset by contributions from new acquisitions. International markets accounted for 50% of annual revenue. Olivier ...