See Tickets

Infobox Company
company_name = See Group Ltd t/a See Tickets
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company_type = Limited Company
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foundation = 1991 as Stoll Moss Ticketing
2004 rebranded as See
16 October 2007 See Group Ltd incorporated
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location = Soho Square, London, England
origins = Stoll Moss Ticketing, Way Ahead Group
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industry = Live Entertainment
products = Ticketing technology, Ticket Sales, Ticketing Services, Marketing, Distribution of event tickets and information
revenue = In 2007, See sold more than 9 million tickets
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num_employees = 600
parent = See Tickets International
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homepage = [http://www.seetickets.com www.seetickets.com]
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See Tickets is the trading name of See Group Limited a British ticketing services company jointly owned by the Dutch multi-national live entertainment group Stage Entertainment and Parcom Capital. See was previously the ticketing division of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group and the largest UK owned ticketing company.

Created from the merger of the ticketing division of Really Useful Theatres and the Nottingham based festivals and events agency Way Ahead Group which Really Useful had purchased in 2002, [ [http://sec.edgar-online.com/2002/06/14/0000909518-02-000464/Section4.asp TELEWEST COMMUNICATIONS PLC /NEW/ Report of Foreign Issuer (6-K) EXHIBIT 99.1 ] ] See sells and distributes tickets for West End Theatre, music events, sport and festivals notably selling all 137,500 tickets for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival in 1 hour 45 minutes. [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6511115.stm "Glastonbury tickets snapped up"]

On 16th October 2007 See was demerged from the Really Useful Group and transferred in to a new company, See Group Ltd under the sole ownership of Lloyd Webber. On 31st January 2008 See Group Ltd was purchased by Joop van den Ende's Stage Entertainment for an undisclosed sum. [http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/newsstory.php/19487/stage-entertainment-buys-really-usefuls-see "Stage Entertainment buys Really Useful's See Tickets"] On 22 September 2008, Stage sold a majority share in their pan-European ticketing division, of which See Tickets is a part, to Parcom Capital, a subsidiary of ING Group Capital. [http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/parcom-capital-acquires-majority-interest/story.aspx?guid=%7B87F5B23C-F913-41B0-A328-D145D657CA1A%7D&dist=hppr Parcom Capital Acquires Majority Interest in Joop van den Ende's Ticketing Company ] The holding company, previously Stage Ticketing International, was renamed See Tickets International as part of the deal and as well as See Tickets in the UK includes Ticket Online in the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Austria, sherpa.be in Belgium and TopTicketLine in the Netherlands, Spain and France.

See also own Intascape.com Ltd a ticketing software house who provide the See ThreeSixty ticketing and event management software to football clubs including Derby County, West Ham United and Stoke City

ee also

*The Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers

References

External links

* [http://www.seetickets.com See website]
* [http://stage-entertainment.com/misc/96.html Stage Entertainment Ticketing Division website]


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