About Us

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.

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The Global Acquisitions Trail

Mayfield Media’s Steve Monnington looks at investment potential building in Asia, its hotspots, emerging markets and barriers to entry that can potentially make or sink your next international launch