STUBHUB AND VIAGOGO ANNOUNCE FINALIZATION OF MERGER
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 8, 2021 -- StubHub, the world's most trusted ticket marketplace, and viagogo, the leading international ticketing marketplace, today announced that their merger is now complete after the sale of StubHub’s international business.
“Today marks the beginning of a promising new chapter for StubHub,” said Jill Krimmel, StubHub’s Interim President. “As the live events industry continues to gain momentum, we are eager for StubHub and viagogo to join together and bring our best-in-class offerings to fans around the world.”
“We are excited to move forward with StubHub as one company and embrace a fan-first approach in live event ticketing, ” said Eric Baker, StubHub/viagogo CEO. “We appreciate the Competition and Markets Authority’s partnership in finalizing this transaction and their dedication to preserving a competitive, transparent and secure secondary ticket industry for fans.”
With the combined reach of StubHub and viagogo, fans now have access to a wider choice of tickets and world-class customer support around.
At StubHub, our mission is to bring the joy of live to fans globally. As the world’s most trusted ticket marketplace, we enable fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of events, whenever and wherever fans want to. Backed by award-winning customer care, StubHub’s FanProtect™ Guarantee means every order is 100% guaranteed. Our business partners include more than 130 properties globally across the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, NCAA and Paciolan. For more information visit www.stubhub.com.
viagogo is a global online platform for live sport, music and entertainment tickets. viagogo aims to provide ticket buyers with the widest possible choice of tickets to events across the world, and helps ticket sellers ranging from individuals with a spare ticket to large multinational event organizers reach a global audience. viagogo has partnered with many of the world’s leading brands in sport and entertainment, and has helped customers from almost every country in the world access tickets to their favorite events in the language, currency and on the device of their choice.