1. SFX Chairman Robert Sillerman Offers Plan to Take Company Private

    February 25, 2015 12:32 PM EST SFX Entertainment chairman and CEO Robert F.X. Sillerman has proposed taking the EDM-focused music promotion company private by buying out all of the outstanding shares not already owned by him for $4.75 per share in cash. According to Bloomberg, ...

  2. SFX Chairman Robert Sillerman Offers Plan to Take Company Private

    February 25, 2015 12:32 PM EST SFX Entertainment chairman and CEO Robert F.X. Sillerman has proposed taking the EDM-focused music promotion company private by buying out all of the outstanding shares not already owned by him for $4.75 per share in cash. According to Bloomberg, ...

  3. SFX Shakes Things Up at Executive Level

    January 26, 2015 12:34 PM EST SFX Entertainment announced late last week a restructuring of its staff that brings Greg Consiglio over as president and COO of the company. Consiglio holds the same titles at the SFX-owned marketing and rewards platform Viggle, where he will rema ...

  4. Exclusive: SFX, MasterCard Announce Global Multi-Year Partnership

    August 05, 2014 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 MasterCard and SFX Entertainment will announce a global multi-year partnership that will make MasterCard the exclusive financial services sponsor of SFX's many platforms, as well as an integrated technology partner in improving fan experiences ...

  5. Exclusive: SFX, MasterCard Announce Global Multi-Year Partnership

    August 05, 2014 10:00 AM EDT MasterCard and SFX Entertainment will announce a global multi-year partnership that will make MasterCard the exclusive financial services sponsor of SFX's many platforms, as well as an integrated technology partner in improving fan experience ...

  6. SFX and Viagogo Sign Five-Year, $75 Million Global Sponsorship Deal

    June 20, 2014 5:16 PM EDT EDM conglomerate SFX Entertainment has signed a five-year, $75 million international sponsorship deal with ticket reseller Viagogo. Under the new deal, Viagogo becomes the authorized source for resale tickets for all of SFX’s festivals and events ...

  7. John Sykes, Robert Sillerman on New Clear Channel, SFX Partnership: 'We Want to Be the Best'

    January 06, 2014 11:25 AM EST The just-announced SFX-Clear Channel partnership “came together rather quickly,” says John Sykes, Clear Channel’s president of entertainment enterprises, in part to match the speed of EDM’s development. “[EDM] is the fastest-growing music genre ...

  8. SFX Enters Ticketing Business with $16.2 Million Acquisition of Europe's Paylogic

    December 03, 2013 8:01 AM EST In a continuation of its digital expansion, SFX Entertainment has entered into the live event ticketing business with the acquisition of European ticketing company Paylogic. SFX has purchased 75% of Paylogic for about $16.2 million. The ticketi ...

  9. SFX Beefing Up Digital Capabilities, Plans to Buy Tunezy, Fame House and Arc90

    October 24, 2013 12:59 PM EDT SFX Entertainment's buying spree is extending well beyond the concert promoters that create the core of the EDM company's business model. Its next three additions, Tunezy, Fame House and Arc90, will give SFX a variety of digital capabi ...

  10. SFX Entertainment Raises $260 Million in IPO Pricing; Company Valued at Over $1 Billion

    October 08, 2013 10:14 PM EDT Bob Sillerman's SFX Entertainment has raised $260 million on Wall Street ahead if its public market debut on Wednesday  (Oct. 9). SFX raised $260 million on Wall Street ahead if tomorrow's public market debut. The two-year-old EDM busi ...

  11. From This Week's Billboard: Will Electric Zoo's Drug-Related Deaths Impact SFX's IPO?

    September 06, 2013 5:02 PM EDT There was abundant free water, trained security guards, roving medics, regular harm-reduction announcements and multiple medical tents. But even those measures couldn't keep tragedy from striking the Electric Zoo Festival on New York' ...

  12. EDM's Dead, Long Live... EMC? SFX's IPO Looms Large While the Industry Sells Out (From the Magazine)

    August 19, 2013 12:43 PM EDT THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN BILLBOARD MAGAZINE – READ MORE HERE AND GET THIS WEEK'S ISSUE OR SUBSCRIBE TO BILLBOARD Disco Donnie Estopinal, the first promoter to sell his business to Robert F.X. Sillerman's newly re-formed SFX E ...

  13. SFX IPO: Robert Sillerman's Growing 'EMC' Empire

    June 27, 2013 4:16 PM EDT SFX Entertainment, the company that’s been snapping up global electronic music businesses since June of last year, filed for an IPO on Monday that revealed its executive team, potential challenges, and several of its next moves. In addition to ...

  14. Backbeat: Robert F.X. Sillerman, Beatport's Matthew Adell, Ultra Records Execs, More at Miami Music Week Parties

    March 22, 2013 10:52 AM EDT It was a full day of networking under the sun as the unofficial Miami Music Week ’s second day got underway, with news of SFX Entertainment acquiring a 75% stake in ID&T , which was valued at $130 million for the deal, making the rounds th ...

  15. SFX Purchases 75% Stake in ID&T, Announce U.S. Edition of Tomorrowland at Ultra

    March 21, 2013 1:00 AM EDT SFX and ID&T have taken the next step in their partnership, with SFX acquiring 75% of the Dutch promoter and the companies announcing the first U.S. edition of Tomorrowland, ID&T's flagship event held annually in Belgium (July 26-28 ...

  16. Sillerman, Adell Talk SFX-Beatport Deal: ‘A Great Starting Point for Everything We Do’

    February 27, 2013 5:20 PM EST The industry has been buzzing about it for months, but SFX Entertainment formally confirmed its acquisition of Denver-based Beatport last night for an undisclosed price that was reported by the New York Times and Billboard sources as $50 millio ...

  17. Exclusive: Mixify Signs Red Light Management, Ultra Music, Others for Virtual Music Festival

    January 30, 2013 5:32 PM EST Mixify, a three-month-old New York start-up that streams live audio, has signed up a number of major electronic dance labels and promoters for an upcoming virtual music festival called Rise. Among the presenters of next month's online-onl ...

  18. Exclusive: SFX Acquires ID&T, Voodoo Experience

    January 23, 2013 4:34 PM EST SFX Entertainment has added five new companies to its portfolio, including Voodoo Experience and ID&T -- the largest dance-event promoter in the world -- according to its president Robert F.X. Sillerman. The moves automatically give SFX a sign ...

  19. Top 10 EDM Moments of 2012

    December 27, 2012 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 From Madonna hitting a rave, to a billionaire financier buying one, 2012 was full of unbelievable moments for EDM and its artists. Here we touch on 10 top moments in the genre's most formative year thus far.   Best of 2012: Billboard's Yea ...

  20. The Year In EDM 2012: Swedish House Mafia, Deadmau5, Skrillex Get Massive

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When Swedish House Mafia sold out its eight-date arena tour in mere minutes in September, the industry gaped at the feat -- an undeniable demonstration of EDM's growing power in the live space.   But there was a rub: Despite moving tickets, SHM ...

  21. The Year EDM Sold Out: Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex and Deadmau5 Hit the Mainstream

    December 14, 2012 5:25 AM EST When Swedish House Mafia sold out its eight-date arena tour in mere minutes in September, the industry gaped at the feat -- an undeniable demonstration of EDM's growing power in the live space. Check Out All Our Year-End Coverage and Charts R ...

  22. The Takeover of EDM

    August 30, 2012 5:55 PM EDT A look at the newest (and possibly next) big buys for Sillerman's growing EDM empire. There's no shortage of independent companies in EDM: For the self-sufficient industry, they're the rule, not the exception. Now, Robert F.X. Sille ...

  23. Robert F.X. Sillerman's Empire State of Mind

    August 30, 2012 5:55 PM EDT After conquering both radio and live music, Robert F.X. Sillerman now has $1 billion to spend and his sights set on electronic dance music's explosive live space. Bob Sillerman is laying on a black marble countertop, against a black brocade w ...

  24. Robert F.X. Sillerman Expands EDM Assets, Acquires DayGlow

    August 02, 2012 3:20 PM EDT Billionaire entertainment mogul Robert F.X. Sillerman announced in early June that he'd be making a return to the live entertainment industry, and today he made his second purchase toward that end, acquiring Dayglow productions, which goes by ...

  25. Elvis Managers Plan Graceland Overhaul

    July 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The thousands of Elvis Presley fans descending on Memphis for the 30th anniversary of his death Aug. 16 won't see much sign of it, but plans are moving along for big-time changes at Graceland. The thousands of Elvis Presley fans descending on M ...

  26. Cirque Du Soleil Taking On Elvis Musical

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 One month after debuting a surreal recreation of the Beatles' musical career, Cirque du Soleil announced plans to open an Elvis Presley-themed show on the Las Vegas Strip. One month after debuting a surreal recreation of the Beatles' music ...

  27. Presley's Legacy Joining Cirque Du Soleil

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elvis Presley is going on a worldwide circus tour. CKX Inc., the parent company of Elvis Presley Enterprises, has entered into a long-term joint venture with Cirque du Soleil, the Canadian-based acrob Elvis Presley is going on a worldwide circus tou ...

  28. Sillerman To Buy 85% Of Elvis Enterprises

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Robert F.X. Sillerman, known for his massive consolidation efforts in the radio and concert promotion industries, has reached a definitive agreement to acquire an 85% stake in Elvis Presley Enterprise Robert F.X. Sillerman, known for his massive c ...