Tarsus Group


Jamieson is pleased to announce it has advised the management team of Tarsus Group (Tarsus) on the sale of the business to Informa PLC (Informa), the international Academic Markets, B2B Markets and Digital Services Group. Informa today announced the acquisition of the B2B Events group, for an enterprise value of c. USD940 million. The consideration comprises a mixture of cash and new Informa shares.

Tarsus is one of the most well-known and respected names in the B2B events industry. It operates globally, with a particular focus on the US, Middle East and Asia, across a diverse range of sectors including Aerospace, Packaging, Technology and Healthcare delivering a portfolio of over 160 live and online B2B event brands.

David Kirkpatrick commented: “We originally advised Doug and team when Charterhouse took the business private in 2019 and have remained close to the business since. I was delighted to be asked to help management again on the terms of the sale of the business to Informa and wish them the best with their new partnership.”

Douglas Emslie, CEO, Tarsus Group commented: “We appreciate the valuable guidance we received from David and the wider Jamieson team as we worked to complete this agreement. I believe we have found the perfect partner in Informa to lead us and our brands through the next phase of growth and expansion. The deep commercial, operational and cultural fit between the two businesses is clear – the combination of the Tarsus portfolio with Informa’s Events business will bring market-leading brands, exceptional talent and strong customer relationships together across a range of B2B markets creating enhanced value for our customers and partners.”