Arena Events Group, the event production company, has acquired GLD Productions, the furniture hire business, with all stock and staff being incorporated into the Group’s Spaceworks Furniture Hire division.

Grahame Muir, CEO of Arena Group UK and Europe, commented: “Since our 2017 stock market flotation we have been looking to strengthen our offering to clients, which this acquisition certainly will. The addition of new products and a very experienced and talented team will help deliver the growth we believe is possible within this sector. We are delighted with this outcome and the opportunity to widen our offering within the live events marketplace.”

Graeme Dixon, managing director of GLD Productions, added: “We are delighted to join the Arena Group. To become part of a public company is a validation of the work we have done, providing security of supply for our clients well into the next decade and we look forward to growing our business within the Arena Group umbrella.”