GL events
Welcome to the world of events!
As a leading global player in the events sector, GL events operates in the three main events markets: congresses and conventions, sporting, cultural and political events, and trade shows and consumer fairs.
© Odile Decq architect / Felice Varini – Nicolas Rodet
GL events
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018
GL events, official supplier of temporary grandstand seating for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. A total of 60,000 temporary seats were installed in thirteen venues.
Commonwealth Games   Gold Coast 2018
Matmut Stadium Inauguration
The project to renovate and modernise the Matmut Stadium in Gerland, launched by Olivier Ginon, the Chairman of GL events, highlights the Group's expertise in terms of engineering, architecture and asset management. The stadium is now home to the LOU Rugby team.
© Nicolas Rodet
Matmut Stadium Inauguration
Geek and Games at the Riocentro
Brazil’s largest event devoted to pop culture and video games is organised and hosted by GL events at the Riocentro, in Rio de Janeiro.
© Light Press 2017
Geek and Games at the Riocentro
Cannes Film Festival
For more than 20 years, GL events has been providing top-of-the-range, tailor-made services for one of the world's most prestigious film festivals.
© Alexandra Fleurantin
Cannes Film Festival
Equita Lyon
The Lyon Equestrian Show, organised and hosted by GL events at Eurexpo, is the largest indoor equestrian event in France.
© Gilles Galoyer
Equita Lyon
"Nuits Sonores" Music Festival
GL events provides the audiovisual services for this major electronic music festival!
© Laure Rousville
"Nuits Sonores" Music Festival
Sirha Green
The first trade fair devoted to ecological food-services. Organised and hosted by GL events, the event brings together the sector’s professionals to address the issues of social and environmental responsibility.
© Diph Photography
Sirha Green
Première Vision Paris
Organised and hosted by GL events, the reference event for the fashion world was held at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris. It owes its success to its avant-garde selection, bringing together many new products, services and innovations.
© Alexandra Fleurantin
Première Vision Paris
Light Festival Lyon
GL events Audiovisual, an official partner and service provider to the Lyon Light Festival, draws on its expertise and talent for several artistic projects in various venues during this international event.
© Thierry Perre / Partners’ Club of the ‘Fête des Lumières’ / Lyon Light Festival 2017
Light Festival Lyon
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Summary of the information note issued as part of a stock buyback plan subject to the approval of the mixed annual general meeting to be held on 10 december 2001

Générale Location
Public Limited Company with a capital of 47 870 780 Euros
Head Office: Z.I. route d'Irigny (69) BRIGNAIS
351 571 757 Registered at the Chamber of Commerce in LYON

This information note was approved by the COB n° 01 - 1338
dated the 21st of November 2001

Plan objectives

The objectives behind the buyback plan are, in order of priority, the intervention on the market in order to regulate the stock quotation and the implementation of a policy of patrimonial and financial management.

The intervention on the stock quotation will be carried out in descending order of priority as follows:

- Purchase and sale on the market depending on its situation
- Systematic intervention as a measure of counter-trend

Policy of patrimonial and financial management means, in descending order of priority:

- Use of shares as payment or exchange within the framework of possible external growth transactions ;
- Attribution of shares to employees and / or corporate representatives of Générale Location and the Group within the framework of plans of call options of shares ;
- Allocation of shares when exercising one's rights attached to transferable securities which give the right to receive company stock ;
- Conversion of shares bought back or coming about as a result of a financial transaction (merger, break-up, partial contribution of assets).

Terms and conditions

Générale Location would be authorized to acquire a maximum of 10 % of its capital,
or 1 196 769 shares.

The maximum purchasing price is established at 30 Euros per share and the minimum selling price at 3 Euros per share.

This plan will be valid for a duration of eighteen months starting at the time of the Annual General Meeting, or up to the 10th of June 2003.

The information note approved by the COB is available at the Head Quarters of the company Générale Location and can be requested by anyone who wishes to receive a copy.

GL events, bringing people together

Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration : Erick ROSTAGNAT
Telephone :  + 33 4 72 31 54 20
Fax : + 33 4 26 20 42 00
Email :

Code ISIN : FR0000066672
Code Bloomberg : GLO FP
Code Reuter : GLTN.PA
Code FTSE : 581
Code LEI : 9695002PXZMQNBPY2P44


Erick Rostagnat - Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration:
Tel : +33(0)4 72 31 54 20


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