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DEAG Acquires Major Stake In handwerker Promotions

BERLIN (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — German promoter DEAG has acquired controlling stake in Unna-based handwerker Promoter, one of the top promoters in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany.

The founder of handwerker promotion, 56-year-old Fred Handwerker, will continue to work for the company on a long-term basis and continue to develop the company under the DEAG banner. handwerker has been a presence in th market for 20 years with connections to major arenas and open-air performance venues in the region.

The deal provides DEAG with a stronger presence in the region, which boasts a population of about 18 million people and includes markets such as Cologne, Münster, Essen, Duisburg, Bochum and Mönchengladbach, the promoter said.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed but handwerker has previously generated about €10 million euro a year in revenue. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers