SFX Closes on Acquisition of Premier Ticketing Company Flavorus

Addition of innovative service, the go-to ticketing company for electronic music event, continues SFX’s digital expansion

Business Wire

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE), the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of Flavorus, one of the most innovative ticketing companies in the EMC industry.

Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing and has more than 5,000 partners. It is widely viewed as the go-to ticketing solution for EMC events including Electric Daisy Carnival, Hard Events, Pacha NYC, Beta Nightclub and other leading event brands.

Robert FX Sillerman, Chairman and CEO of SFX Entertainment, commented, “Flavorus is part of our effort to put in place a new, contemporary model for ticketing. Founders Todd Sims and James Reichardt created a company that is able to master complex technology and self-serve platforms, which will be key to developing the next generation of ticketing experience for the music industry.”

About SFX Entertainment

SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. SFX's mission is to provide electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity. SFX was borne out of the technology revolution and produces and promotes a growing portfolio of live events that includes leading brands such as Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld, Mysteryland, Sensation, Stereosonic, Electric Zoo, Disco Donnie Presents, Life in Color, Rock in Rio, Nature One, Mayday, Decibel, Q-Dance and React Presents. SFX also operates Beatport, the principal online resource for EMC DJs and a trusted destination for the growing EMC community to discover and stream music, follow DJs and keep abreast of news, information and events, in addition to offering year-round entertainment to EMC fans around the globe through other digital assets.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding our business strategy and plans, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual results due to a variety of factors including: our ability to close the acquisition of our planned acquisition targets; our ability to integrate the companies we have acquired and plan to acquire in the future; our belief that the EMC community will grow; our ability to increase the number of festivals and events we produce and their attendance; our ability to pay our debts and meet our liquidity needs; competition; our ability to manage growth and geographically-dispersed operations; and our ability to grow our online properties. We refer you to the documents we file from time to time with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically the section titled “Item 1A. Risk Factors” of our most recent Annual Report filed on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and our Current Reports on Form 8-K, which contain and identify other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements. In addition, any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on assumptions that we believe to be reasonable as of this date. We undertake no obligation to update these statements as a result of new information or future events, except as required by law.

Contact:
Investor Relations:
SFX Entertainment, Inc.
Richard Rosenstein, 646-561-6400
Chief Financial Officer
or
JCIR
Joseph Jaffoni, 212-835-8500
sfxe@jcir.com
or
Media:
DKC Public Relations
Ed Tagliaferri, 212-981-5182
edmund_tagliaferri@dkcnews.com

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