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Hanley Wood Exhibitions acquired by Informa PLC

Hanley Wood Exhibitions acquired by Informa PLC

High profile shows such as AIA's annual Conference and Expo, Greenbuild, World of Concrete, International Surfaces will now be owned by UK-based Informa PLC.

In a press release Peter Goldstone, Hanley Wood's Chief Executive Officer, expressed his gratitude to the employees of the department and offered his "heartfelt appreciation and best wishes for the future." Stephen A. Carter, Group Chief Executive of Informa, said in the same release that the shows "will become a key component of our Global Exhibitions Division."

The deal is expected to close by the end of 2014 at which time the former Hanley Wood division will be rebranded as Informa Exhibitions US.

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