Live Nation has the Sting taken over – to an extent. Buy the room are not, but the exploitation of that care.
The entertainmentgroep Live Nation confirms that it is the NV Antwerp Sportpaleis has taken over. That company is engaged in the operation and management of the halls of that group. That includes arena’(Sportpaleis), forest National, Ethias Arena and Lotto Arena), theatres (Capitole Ghent, Stadsschouwburg, Antwerp) and a space for exhibitions and expo’s.
The American group Live Nation Entertainment (LNE) was formed from the merger of Live Nation, organizer of events, and the reservatiebureau Ticketmaster. LNE possesses worldwide some four-hundred halls and stadiums, especially in the United States. So is the owner of the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles or the Irving Plaza in New York. In some countries, it led to complaints about monopolies. It is not the case. The NV Antwerp Sportpaleis was not the owner of the buildings where it organizes events, and also Live Nation acquires that real estate is not. According to informed sources continue to Jan Van Esbroeck and Jan Vereecke the operation of the halls take care of, but now in command of Live Nation. On the consideration no information is released.
Live Nation Belgium, Rock Werchter organizes, is also not concerned with the Night of the Proms or the pop music festival, regular customers at the Stadium, but the property of the group PSE. Also Tele Ticket Service, ticketingbureau of the Sportpaleis, is not part of the acquisition and continues to so operate in addition to Ticketmaster.