Events and media group Roar B2B has completed the acquisition of Environment Media Group (EMG) Ltd, the specialist media and events business focused on the waste management and environment sector, for an undisclosed sum.
Roar B2B said the acquisition will allow it to “further expand its range of well-established live and digital events”. The deal will also bring ROAR’s current event RWM (Resource & Waste Management) into the same portfolio as LetsRecycle.
EMG, the parent company of Letsrecycle Live and letsrecycle.com which was founded in 2000, provides freely available topical news reports, legislative updates, and a range of events for those involved in delivering on the challenges faced in moving to a low carbon economy. The business is led by Rob Mowat, who has led the company for almost 20 years. Mowat will stay with the business heading up the environment portfolio at ROAR B2B.
Roar B2B, operates in three main industry sectors: business technology, social care, and environment. Headline events in its portfolio include RWM, Call & Contact Centre Expo, B2B Marketing Expo and Naidex.
Roar B2B CEO Duncan Kirk (pictured, right) said: “This acquisition represents a very exciting move for our business. We very much look forward to working with EMG, to integrate our existing offering and expand our capabilities going forward. Having admired and closely folllowed their progress, we are delighted to now have the opportunity to work with Rob and his team. Their knowledge and experience in the sector will be invaluable in realising our shared vision for the development and long-term growth of the business.”
Rob Mowat, (pictured, left), managing director of EMG, said: “We are thrilled to be joining forces with ROAR B2B, this acquisition will allow us to continue growing our business.
“We look forward to working with the RWM team to form the No.1 media partner to the environment and waste management market.”