Dmg events buys Atticus’ hotel interior design series

Press release: Leading international events company dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa has acquired boutique business forum organiser Atticus Events. Focused specifically on the interior design of luxury hotels, HI Design organises specialist business meetings between key buyers from currently active hotel projects and a curated selection of International FF&E (Furniture, fixtures and equipment) suppliers. With each edition held in a different five star hotel location, HI Design events are currently run annually in Europe, Asia and MEA. 

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Gruppo Media to take sole ownership of the Rouleur Classic

Rouleur parent Gruppo Media will take full ownership and organisation of the Rouleur Classic from 2018. Having worked thus far in collaboration with Telegraph events, which has a deep portfolio of B2B and consumer exhibitions, the 2018 show will return to Victoria House again next year, running November 1st through 3rd.

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Comcast reportedly targeting 21st Century Fox for acquisition

Cable and media giant Comcast has reportedly approached 21st Century Fox about a possible acquisition, a move that comes after Disney was also reported to be circling Rupert Murdoch’s media empire. 21st Century Fox’s share price shot up in after-hours trading following the news on Thursday, first reported by CNBC. It is unclear whether the cablecompany is exploring a purchase of all or part of Fox, which owns Hollywood studios 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight as well as the Fox news and sports channels.

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