GL events
Welcome to the world of events.
As an integrated Group operating in all event professions, GL events works in three major segments:
event organisation, event venue management and services for fairs, congresses and events.
© Odile Decq architect / Felice Varini – Altitude 150
GL events
Cannes Film Festival
For more than twenty years, GL events has been on the select guest list of the greatest film festival in the world, providing top-quality services for the event.
© Alexandra Fleurantin
Cannes Film Festival
Nuits Sonores
The 2016 Nuits Sonores are equipped by GL events Audiovisual.
© Laure Rousville
Nuits Sonores
Sao Paulo Expo inauguration
The inauguration of the expanded and renovated Sao Paulo Expo on 26 April was attended by more than 500 economic decision-makers.
© Rodrigo Lopes/
Sao Paulo Expo inauguration
COP 21
The aim of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) was to negotiate a new universal agreement on climate change, in order to maintain global warming below 2°C. GL events supplied and assembled structures for this key event, and also provided audiovisual services, fixtures and fittings for the event spaces.
© Philippe Cler
COP 21
African Games
The Live! by GL events agency was in charge of organising the spectacular closing ceremony for the African Games.
© Myli Bourigault et Pierre Le Tulzo / Live! by GL events
African Games
Video City Paris
Organised by the producers of the Golden Moustache (M6 TV channel), the Studio Bagel (Canal+ TV channel) and Mixicom, in collaboration with Live! by GL events, Vidéo City brought together around a hundred of the most popular YouTube video creators. A genuine success!
© Philippe Cler
Video City Paris
Maison de la Mutualité
The Maison de la Mutualité was the former headquarters of the French mutual insurance federation . The venue has been managed by GL events since 2010. The Group has renovated the building to return it to its former glory. Today, the venue hosts all types of events, from business meetings and exhibitions to fashion parades.
Maison de la Mutualité
This is an event that horse-riding fans look forward to every year. Organised by GL events, Equita is the largest equestrian show in France. Each year, around 3,500 horses take part in the event which attracts over 150,000 visitors.
© PSV – Jean Morel
IMF and the World Bank
The Boards of Governors of the IMF and the World Bank met in Lima (Peru) this year to establish the main priorities and focuses for the two institutions. The production of this large-scale event was entrusted to a consortium made up of GL events and the event agency Stimulus.
© Joao Socola
IMF and the World Bank
Spacious, elegant and with impeccable finishing, Absolute Triple Deck is an exceptional structure that combines robustness and aesthetics. Providing more than 25% additional interior surface area, this new events structure takes standards in excellence to a whole new level.
© Detail Ltd
Back to Press releases 2002

A new significant acquisition: BS Vision

Acquisition of 100% of the capital of BS Vision

Générale Location announces the signature of the protocol of agreement over the entire capital of BS Vision.
BS Vision anticipates net sales of about 27m€ for the year 2002.
BS Vision specializes in the interior fittings of tertiary buildings (luxury hotels, head offices...) as well as that of the naval industry.
Its status of an assembler allows a long-term vision over its order book (about 2 and 1/2 years).

An operation immediately relutive

The net margin realized by BS Vision over several years and the provisional one are superior to the one registered at Générale Location.

Taking into consideration the net profitability and an important net cash flow, this acquisition will proved relutive immediately. In term of valorization of acquisition, this action lies perfectly in the line of acquisitions realized during the course of the past few years.

Located in the greater Paris area and the Loire Atlantique, BS Vision moreover will bring to the group a know-how on the cutting edge in the management of business projects which can require more than 12 months to execute. Therefore, Générale Location plans to introduce this competence to all the Group 's subsidiaries which practice a related activity.

Reinforcement of the sector Fittings - Museum fittings

In compliance with the previously announced strategy, this new acquisition directly contributes to the well-balanced portfolio of activities held by Générale Location, as well as to its even distribution :

- Shows-Exhibitions 45%
- Events 35%
- Fittings-Museum fittings 20%

For Olivier GINON, President, "this new acquisition demonstrates the Group 's capacity to even out in an harmonious manner its portfolio of activities, while securing its profitability by placing it beyond the impact of economical fluctuations."

Générale Location schedules its next meeting on 12 February for the publication of the 4th quarter 2001 net sales, and on 6 March for the presentation of the annual results for the year 2001.


GL events, bringing people together

Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration : Erick ROSTAGNAT
Telephone :  + 33 4 72 31 54 20
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