Mayfield Merger Strategies have sold businesses to all the major international event organisers
We have more than 20 years experience in acting for both independent organisers and large corporations – delivering outstanding results.
MMS have unrivalled global connections
We have first-hand market intelligence on who is buying, which countries they are investing in and what they want to buy, together with trends on prices paid. We have strong relationships with organisers, private equity and media around the world. We have a reputation for going the extra mile for our clients and we are extremely proud of this.
Our experience in the sector gives us a unique perspective on the industry
Prior to forming MMS, Steve Monnington was the Development Director for Blenheim Group plc which grew by acquisition to become the world’s largest exhibition organising company and was subsequently sold to United News and Media. Anna John joined Steve at Mayfield in 2000, having previously spent six years at ITE Group running major shows in Russia, Turkey, Egypt and Brazil.
'Perfect knowledge of the sector, great experience, high level of professionalism yet very intimate and family like approach. Love you guys, couldn’t have been happier.'
Levent Baykal - Founder and CEO of SADA Trade Exhibitions Inc.
'We basically left the whole process in the hands of Steve and Anna and they handled all the details and got us a great price'
Phil Soar - UK Furniture Shows
'We are delighted! Mayfield Media looked after every step of the transaction. They found us the right partner and negotiated the right deal.'
Christine Cashmore - Company Owner of Cape Gourmet
Steve Monnington, in this new quarterly feature in Exhibition News, showcases young talent who have created fast growth events businesses.
Steve Monnington joins the Exhibition News panel alongside David White, Managing Director at Clarion Events, Lee Newton, CEO of Media 10 Ltd and Michael Westcott, Head of M&A and executive Director at CloserStill Media at Confex 2019 discussing the Acquisition Checklist and what organisers look for when purchasing an event business.