Emerald Expositions Files for IPO

Emerald reported $323.7 million in revenue in 2016
April 5, 2017Andrea Lillo

Emerald Expositions logoNEW YORK—Emerald Expositions has filed for an initial public offering with the Security and Exchange Commission.

This follows after rumors earlier this year that the company was headed to the selling block, reports said.

“We are pleased that our company has filed a registration statement, but as in all IPOs, we can’t discuss any details,” Justin Gottlieb, corporate communications director, Emerald Expositions, told HFN.

Emerald operates more than 50 trade shows, including ICFF and NY Now, in a variety of sectors. It reported $323.7 million in revenue, $22.2 million in net income, $63.6 million in adjusted net income and $89.6 million in free cash flow in 2016.

It acquired GLM—along with such shows as ICFF and NY Now, in December 2013.

Andrea LilloAndrea Lillo | Senior Editor

Andrea Lillo has written about a variety of topics, from beer gardens in Queens to kitchen design trends to residential caves. Having joined Home Furnishings News in 2006, she serves as Fashion Editor.


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