The commercial team at the national law firm Stephensons has advised the events management company, AOK Events Group on its recent acquisition of the event agency, Melon.
Battersea based AOK Events Group was founded in 2000 and employs a total of 45 people, five of which join from Melon. AOK Events Group has five core services including live events, venue finding, hospitality, sponsorship and event technology. The acquisition of Melon is intended to help grow AOK Creative, the company’s live events team.
Louise Hebborn, the partner at Stephensons who advised on the deal said: “AOK Events has experienced rapid growth over recent years and is now rightly seen as a leader in the events management industry. The acquisition of Melon will enable it to develop its services and its reputation even further and support its next phase of growth.”
Alex Hewitt, CEO of the AOK Events Group added: “Louise and the team at Stephensons have been outstanding in supporting our latest acquisition. Acquiring any business can be a long and often complex process but Stephensons has made it feel incredibly straightforward. We’re hugely excited to start this new chapter in the story of AOK Events Group.”
About Stephensons: Stephensons is a full service, national law firm with offices across the country. The firm covers more than 30 separate legal disciplines for individuals, businesses and government organisations.
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