London (30 March 2015) Best Union UK Limited, a 100% owned subsidiary of Best Union Company S.P.A., today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the global intellectual property rights (“IPR”) and source code (“Source”) for enta Ticketing Solutions (“enta”) from World Ticketing System Technologies, LLC a Louisiana based company.
With clients in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Scandinavia, Netherlands and Middle East, Best Union’s acquisition of IPR and Source consolidates its purchase of enta Ticketing Solutions Limited (July 2013); from territorial licensee to global licensor.
John Gibson, Managing Director, Best Union UK Limited said: “Best Union’s significant investment in enta reflects our on-going commitment; both to our clients as well as the future development of the product”.
Luca Montebugnoli, Chairman and CEO, Best Union Company S.p.A. said: ““Future development of enta will be managed by our UK product team located in our London office. As licensor, our strategic review has already identified new commercial opportunities by way of Best Union’s existing, or future, global client base”.
Existing licensees of enta (enta USA, LLC and enta Australasia Pty. Limited) have both entered in to a new, multi-year, licensing agreement with Best Union.
About Best Union UK Limited.
With offices in Shoreditch, East London and Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, Best Union UK Limited, a 100% owned subsidiary of Best Union Company S.p.A., develops, sells, implements, supports and maintains ticketing software solutions under the trading names of enta Ticketing Solutions (“enta”) and OmniTicket Network (“Omni”). Our systems are widely used in a diversity of sectors to include stadia, arenas, theatres, theme parks, museums, galleries and visitor attractions in the United Kingdom, Australia, EU, Middle and Far East and USA.
About Best Union Company S.p.A.
Best Union Company S.p.A. was established in 1999 in Bologna and listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in 2008. With offices in France, Italy, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States of America, Best Union Company S.p.A. is one of the main players in the design, production, sale and management of electronic ticketing and access control systems and the organization of hospitality and security services for public events, cultural and sport events, trade shows and theme and amusement parks.
Best Union Company S.p.A. is among the few global companies who are able to offer integrated hard and software systems and the services required to stage sports events, cultural initiatives, trade fairs, shows of various kinds and to run entertainment and theme parks.
For further information, please contact Best Union UK Limited or Company S.p.A.:
Managing Director – John Gibson – 9 Bonhill Street, London EC2A 4PE
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