FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - THURSDAY MARCH 11, 2010
The Union Ltd. Expands Operations to Ontario, acquires the concert promotion assets of REMG Entertainment Corporation.
Calgary / Toronto, March 11, 2010 - The Union Ltd (The Union), Canada's largest independently owned concert promoter announced today that it will significantly expand its operations in Ontario and Eastern North America with the opening of its Toronto Headquarters.
"Toronto is the perfect city for The Union to build its east coast presence," says Director of Touring, Nhaelan McMillan. "There is a dynamic and ever-growing music and event culture in Toronto and we are just a short hop from Chicago and New York. The Union will now be able to deliver events and tours from coast to coast."
To facilitate this expansion, The Union has acquired the concert promotion assets of REMG Entertainment Corporation. The Union is also pleased to announce that Jonathan Ramos, President and Founder of REMG, will be joining The Union to oversee its Toronto office.
"We are pleased to welcome Jonathan to the Union" says The Union's Director of Operations, Harvey Cohen. "Jonathan is well-known and respected throughout the Canadian music scene and will be instrumental in growing The Union's presence in the east."
CEO, Neil Shankman, who spearheaded the discussions for REMG, had this to say about today's sale. "At REMG we have worked hard to create one of the most recognizable and respected brands in the Toronto music scene. This sale demonstrates that we accomplished our goal and the sale allows REMG's shareholders to realize that value."
About The Union Ltd.
The Union is one of Canada's leading providers of live entertainment. With offices in Toronto, Edmonton, and Calgary, the company brings an independent spirit to every aspect of its operations and has made developing long-term relationships with the artists they work with its primary objective. With recent ventures into the United States and Europe, The Union is looking forward to expanding its international reach in 2010.
About REMG Entertainment Corporation
Founded in 1993, REMG has built a reputation for working with top international talent as well as breaking new artists to the Canadian music scene.
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