Commercial due diligence for Blackstone acquisition of Global Sources

Plural has advised Blackstone in its acquisition of Global Sources, a NASDAQ-listed events and digital business and one of the leading trade show organisers in Greater China.

Global Sources organises a number of exhibitions in Hong Kong and China in the Electronics, Mobile, Fashion and Manufacturing sectors. Alongside events, Global Sources also owns one of Asia’s leading B2B digital marketplaces, connecting suppliers to leading retailers across the globe. Plural supported Blackstone with commercial due diligence on the acquisition.

Plural’s team was led by Jim Easton, CEO and Jonny Baynes, Partner.