Contentive, owner of PaymentEye, the leading online resource for financial technology, and its sister-titles Bobsguide and GTNews, is delighted to announce the continued expansion of its global digital media and events portfolio with the acquisition of the HR Directors Business Summit and Pan European HR Summit from WTG.
Contentive intends to continue to grow and develop these great businesses serving the HR community worldwide. The company looks forward to working with the speakers, delegates, media and commercial partners of these two market leading summits, and continuing to be the source of great intelligence and commercial connections.
Louis Warner, CEO, Contentive said: “We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues at HR Directors Summits. We are looking forward to continuing to grow and develop these great events, serving the HR Director communities worldwide.”
Susanna Kempe, Group CEO, WTG Events said: “The Blenheim Chalcot group have an extraordinary track record of building and developing successful businesses, Contentive being one of these, and I could not think of a better new owner of our HR portfolio.
The new owners will continue to invest in the brands and add exciting digital capabilities to deliver a 365 day, 24/7 platform of intelligence and connections. I would like to thank the team for their loyalty and hard work over the years and wish them well in their new home.”
About Blenheim Chalcot
Blenheim Chalcot is headquartered in London and traces its roots back to netdecisions, the internet services group founded in 1998. Since then, Blenheim Chalcot has built over 25 businesses in a variety of sectors, including IT services and outsourcing, financial services, education, travel, software, sport and media. Today, Blenheim Chalcot’s companies have sales of over £300m and employ in excess of 3000 people. Working with entrepreneurs and co-founders, Blenheim Chalcot continue to create and build businesses in these sectors, often from the ground up, and is now one of the leading venture builders in the world. More information on the BC companies can be found at www.blenheimchalcot.com
Contentive is a digital media company, specialising in B2B publishing and information. We provide an engaging mix of news, events, intelligence and training, across Digital Marketing, Digital Finance and other Business verticals. Our products and services help professionals excel in a world being transformed by digital – and our tools and platform provide marketers with access to clearly defined audiences.
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