NEW YORK — Advanstar Global LLC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ENK International LLC, its chief competitor in the U.S. trade show arena, from investment group Forstmann Little & Co. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Advanstar Global, owner of Advanstar Communications, operates the Magic, Project and FN Platform shows, and will add ENK’s roster of seasonal trade show events, including Fashion Coterie, ENK Vegas, ENK NYC, Accessorie Circuit, Intermezzo Collections, Children’s Club, ENK WSA, Sole Commerce and TMRW.
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