Transaction

One of the largest & fastest growing independent events businesses globally

The investment from LDC will enable FCBI to target further organic growth as it scales its events and expands into new markets, including Asia

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  • B2B Information and Events
  • Events and Conferences

JEGI CLARITY represented and advised the shareholders of FCBI on all aspects of their sale to LDC, our team were responsible for planning and managing a highly competitive sale process.

FC Business Intelligence (FCBI) is one of the largest and fastest growing independent B2B events businesses globally. FCBI provide thought leadership in a diverse range of sectors that are facing both challenges and opportunities from technological and strategic innovation. The company helps senior business professionals stay at the forefront of change through insight sharing and networking with peers.

FCBI has market leading positions and brands across the pharma, energy, insurance, technology, transport, and travel sectors. They deliver sector-leading conferences across Europe, North America, and Asia, attracting over 9,000 delegates and 1,400 sponsors and exhibitors each year, including the likes of IQVIA, Accenture, Intel, and Salesforce.

The investment from LDC, a leading mid-market private equity fund, will enable FCBI to target further organic growth as it plans to increase the scale of its events and expand into new markets, including Asia. The business will also look to make acquisitions both at home and overseas.

JEGI CLARITY were fantastic from start to finish – smart, tenacious, incredibly hard working and thoughtful. Any transaction is potentially fraught with complexity and it was great to have them by our side to advise us. They helped us navigate the process and to deliver not just a good outcome, but the outcome we wanted.

Piers Latimer, CEO, FC Business Intelligence
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