Friday, May 15, 2015

Mack Brooks acquires Quartz Chemicals

News this week: Exhibition organiser, Mack Brooks Exhibitions Group, announced the acquisition of Chemspec events series and Speciality Chemicals Magazine from Quartz Group. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

Chemspec events include exhibitions in Europe, Eurasia and Asia. The annual event in Asia, Chemspec India, reportedly drew 11,000 visitors in its 2015 edition. The next edition will be held from 7th to 8th April 2016 at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Mumbai. The monthly publication Speciality Chemicals Magazine reports a total readership of 40,000 per issue from its print and digital editions.

Mack Brooks’ chairman, Stephen Brooks, said, “We’re very pleased to have made an agreement to acquire Quartz Chemicals Ltd together with the Chemspec Events and the Speciality Chemicals Magazine. The events, magazine and staff are long-established and highly respected in their sector and we know that Mack Brooks will provide the continuity, investment and customer-focused approach that will enable the business to prosper in the future.”

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