LOS ANGELES, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Live Nation (NYSE: LYV), the world’s largest live music company, announced today that it has acquired the remaining interest in TRUNK LTD, a company renowned for its authentic music-inspired lifestyle merchandise, from its founder and CEO Brad Beckerman. This deal affirms Live Nation’s continuing strategy to build businesses around live music concerts that benefit both artists and avid fans. Live Nation acquired a majority stake of the company in July of last year.
Mr. Beckerman has exited the company to pursue other opportunities.
About TRUNK LTD
TRUNK LTD, a Live Nation company, pioneered the reissue of the classic rock and roll t-shirt as an iconic fashion piece. Inspired by the art of music, TRUNK LTD designs and develops authentic limited edition apparel and accessories for men, women, and children which capture “A MOMENT IN TIME.” TRUNK LTD’s luxury lifestyle products are known for careful attention to detail, the highest quality fabrics, customized hangtags and labels, and an exclusive patent-pending re-enforced double side seam construction. TRUNK LTD products are available in over 600 specialty stores and boutiques around the world. For more information regarding TRUNK LTD please visit www.trunkltd.com
About Live Nation
Live Nation is the world’s largest live music company. Our mission is to inspire passion for live music around the world. We are the largest promoter of live concerts in the world, the second-largest entertainment venue management company and have a rapidly growing online presence. We create superior experiences for artists and fans, regularly producing tours for the biggest superstars in the business, including The Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Madonna, U2 and Coldplay. Globally, we own, operate, have booking rights for and/or have an equity interest in more than 160 venues, including House of Blues(R) music venues and prestigious locations such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, Nikon at Jones Beach in New York and London’s Wembley Arena. Our websites collectively are the second most popular entertainment/event websites in the United States, according to Nielsen//NetRatings. In addition, we also produce, promote or host theatrical, specialized motor sports and other live entertainment events. In 2006, we connected nearly 60 million fans with their favorite performers at approximately 26,000 events in 18 countries around the world. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol “LYV.” For more information regarding Live Nation and its businesses or concerts near you, please visit our website at www.livenation.com.
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CONTACT: John Vlautin of Live Nation, +1-310-867-7127,
Web site: http://www.trunkltd.com
Web site: http://www.livenation.com