CTS Eventim

  1. CTS Eventim, German Football Association Offices Raided For Second Time in World Cup Ticketing Investigation

    June 27, 2012 7:37 AM EDT Eventim CEO Klaus Peter Schulenberg The offices of one of the Europe's biggest concert promoters and ticket companies, CTS Eventim in Bremen, as well as the private house of CTS Eventim's CEO, Klaus Peter Schulenberg, and the offices of ...

  2. Vivendi Buys UK-Based See Tickets

    September 06, 2011 12:14 PM EDT Vivendi, parent company of Universal Music Group, has acquired UK-based ticketing company See Tickets. Its €96 million ($135 million) winning bid, announced Monday , beat out the likes of ticketing giant CTS Eventim and promoter Anschutz Entertain ...

  3. CTS Eventim To Claim Damages From Live Nation

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT CTS Eventim has rejected a notice of termination from Live Nation as a "tactical litigation maneuver devoid of any material or legal foundation." Live Nation's ticketing partner, based in Bremen, Germany, has announced its intention ...

  4. CTS Eventim Acquires Italy's TicketOne

    May 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The German concert promoter and ticket company CTS Eventim has completed its strategic acquisition of TicketOne in Milan, the leader of the Italian ticketing market. It is part of the Munich-based company's European expansion strategy. Last m ...

  5. U.K. Clears Ticketmaster/Live Nation Merger Again

    May 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Competition Commission cleared the proposed merger of the two U.S.-based live music giants, Live Nation Inc. and Ticketmaster Inc., for the second time on Friday (May 7). The U.K. regulatory body dropped its objections to the deal i ...

  6. LN, Ticketmaster Merger Investigation Re-opened

    February 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST In another twist to the proposed merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster, the U.K.'s Competition Commission (CC) has re-opened its investigation into the tie-up. The CC confirmed today (Feb. 11) that the original Dec. 22 decision, which cleare ...

  7. U.K. Regulator's U-Turn On Ticketmaster, Live Nation

    December 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST In its ruling today (Dec. 22), the Competition Commission (CC) completely changed its position on the proposed merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster in the U.K. Such an about-turn for the U.K. regulator is "unusual" according to Simon B ...

  8. U.K. Body Approves Ticketmaster, Live Nation Merger

    December 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster and Live Nation have welcomed the Competition Commission's (CC) decision to clear the proposed merger of the companies in the U.K. The CC has concluded today (Dec. 22) that the merger will not result in a substantial lessening of ...

  9. Live Nation Outlines 'Legal Flaws' On U.K. Merger Ruling

    December 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has submitted a document detailing what it describes as "key legal flaws" in the provisional Competition Commission (CC) ruling that the proposed Live Nation and Ticketmaster merger will hinder competition in the market for l ...

  10. Live Nation-Ticketmaster Deal Vote Set For Jan. 8

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST In a tacit acknowledgment of a delay in their plan to combine, Live Nation Inc. and Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. said in filings Friday that a shareholders meeting to approve the deal is set for Jan. 8. The companies had previously said they ex ...

  11. CTS Eventim, iTunes Partner On Ticket Offers

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST German ticketing company CTS Eventim has partnered with Apple's iTunes store to provide exclusive concert offers. The Hamburg-based European ticketing company will use its Internet portal, www.eventim.de, to provide concert promoters with mar ...

  12. Live Nation/Ticketmaster U.K. Merger Inquiry Extended

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST The inquiry by the Competition Commission (CC) in the U.K. into the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster has been extended by eight weeks, and will now report by Jan. 19, 2010. It follows a provisional CC ruling on Oct. 8 that the merger will hi ...

  13. LN/Ticketmaster Facing U.K. Competition Hurdle

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While the provisional report from the U.K. Competition Commission has dealt a blow to the Live Nation and Ticketmaster Entertainment merger, it appears to be a uniquely British problem according to a competition lawyer. On Oct. 8, the U.K.'s ...

  14. U.K. Regulator Opposes Ticketmaster/Live Nation Deal

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Competition Commission (CC) has made a provisional ruling that the proposed merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster Entertainment will hinder competition in the market for live music ticket retailing, which could result in higher pr ...

  15. German Promoter Wins Depeche Mode Tickets Ruling

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Concert promoter Marek Lieberberg, based in Frankfurt, has fought back against the secondary ticket market after concerns about inflated prices for the Depeche Mode tour. The District Court of Munich prohibited dealing in indirectly purchased conc ...

  16. CTS/Live Nation Pact Would Survive Ticketmaster Deal

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST The proposed merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster will have no detrimental impact on the existing 10-year partnership agreement between Live Nation and leading European promoter/ticketing operation CTS Eventim, says the German company. Bremen-ba ...

  17. Live Nation, Ticketmaster Merger: Conference Call Notes

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST During an investor conference call regarding their pending merger, Ticketmaster chairman Barry Diller, Ticketmaster Entertainment CEO Irving Azoff, and Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino provided several insightful comments. Diller opened the call by ...

  18. Live Nation, Ticketmaster Merger Confirmed

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST The announcement the music industry has been waiting for has come: a definitive merger agreement between Live Nation and Ticketmaster to create Live Nation Entertainment. The move combines Live Nation, the world's largest concert promotion fi ...

  19. Update: Live Nation, Ticketmaster Deal Imminent

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster Entertainment and Live Nation are scheduled to announce their pending merger Tuesday morning, according to the Wall Street Journal. A source tells Billboard that the boards of both companies met Sunday and approved the deal, but neith ...

  20. Live Nation, AEG Reps Discuss Azoff Deal

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster's blockbuster agreement to acquire a controlling equity interest in Irving Azoff's Front Line Management Group could have a big impact on Live Nation's summer amphitheater touring season, according to AEG Live CEO Randy ...

  21. German Ticketing Firm Hails Live Nation Deal

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST German ticketing company CTS Eventim says its recently-cemented partnership with Live Nation will boost its revenue significantly with additional earnings of €120 million ($179 million) a year by 2014. The Munich-based company says its ticket sale ...

  22. Live Nation Takes Ticketing In-House

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation believes taking its ticketing operation in-house in partnership with CTS Eventim can add some $25 million annually to its operating income, according to LN CEO Michael Rapino during an investor conference call this morning. "For t ...

  23. Germany's CTS To Launch Secondary-Ticket Service

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CTS Eventim, the Bremen-based ticket marketer and promoter, is planning to launch a Web-based secondary-market platform for live-entertainment tickets. CTS Eventim, the Bremen-based ticket marketer and promoter, is planning to launch a Web-based s ...

  24. Germany's CTS To Launch Secondary-Ticket Service

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fansale platform to roll out in late Sept. CTS Eventim, the Bremen-based ticket marketer and promoter, is planning to launch a Web-based secondary-market platform for live-entertainment tickets. Due to go live in the last week of September, users ...

  25. German Digital-Music Service Gets Start Date

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The German music industry's long-awaited online distribution platform Phonoline will go live March 18, the first day of the CeBIT technology exhibition in Hannover, some six months after the service's The German music industry's lon ...

  26. German Digital-Music Service Gets Start Date

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The German music industry's long-awaited online distribution platform Phonoline will go live March 18, the first day of the CeBIT technology exhibition in Hannover, some six months after the service's The German music industry's lon ...