Concerto Group merges with CH&Co Group

The move means a combined turnover of £300 million and a business employing 6,200 people.

Adam Elliott, chief executive of Concerto Group (left) and Bill Toner, Group CEO for CH&Co Group (right).
Adam Elliott, chief executive of Concerto Group (left) and Bill Toner, Group CEO for CH&Co Group (right).

CH&Co Group has announced its merger with the events catering and services company, Concerto Group.

The development increases the group’s turnover to £300m and it will now provide catering at over 750 sites across the UK and Ireland, employing more than 6,200 people.

The move puts the business in a position to offer clients a one-stop shop that meets all event requirements – from venue finding and booking to catering, production and entertainment.

The deal is a positive move for both companies, said CH&Co Group’s CEO, Bill Toner.

"CH&Co Group and Concerto Group are both well-known and respected players achieving great things in the events market so our union is a very positive development," said Toner.

"Both companies bring a great mix of talent, expertise, creativity, resources and assets to the party, and together we create a really attractive proposition in this highly competitive arena. It also gives us an introduction into the hotel sector." 

Concerto Group’s CEO, Adam Elliott, will continue to head up the business and its brands. 

Concerto Group chief executive Adam Elliott said: "For our clients and our teams it’s very much business as usual. As we enter what is perhaps the busiest time of the year for the events industry, our clients will enjoy the great food and service that our reputation is built on." 

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