Informa acquires Broadband World Forum

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New York—Informa Telecoms & Media announced it has acquired Broadband World Forum, sponsored by the International Engineering Consortium, and the Broadband InfoVision Awards from Professional Education International. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Informa produces about 120 events annually and owns the Com World, IPTV World Forum and LTE event series, as well as the Broadband Global Summit.

“I am delighted to bring this high-quality event into the Informa Telecoms & Media stable of events. The Broadband World Forum fits very well within our existing portfolio of annual must-attend events for the telecoms industry,” Ian Hemming, CEO of Informa, said in a statement.

PEI was represented in the transaction by media investment bank DeSilva & Phillips.

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