Casta Diva Group (CDG: AIM), a multinational company active in the communication sector listed on AIM Italia, signed an agreement December 14th at 10:00 pm for the acquisition of Monaco Growth Forums (MGF), a sector leader in specialized IR services for ICO’s and Blockchain companies including International forums, multi-country institutional investor roadshows and specialized media including the recent launch of the International ICO Channel in partnership with Jon Najarian of CNBC and Najarian Family Office.
The acquisition of MGF will take the form of the creation of CASTA DIVA EVENTS FINANCE Srl (CDEF), scheduled for December 31, 2017. The Joint Venture with Casta Diva Group makes MGF the only 360 Degree PR and Communications Group focusing on the Blockchain Sector in 14 financial centers.
Andrea de Micheli, Chief Executive Officer and Luca Oddo, Chairman: “The operation represents an important step in our growth path through external lines. The acquisition of leading companies in the event sector is consistent with the guidelines of the 2017- 2019 Strategic Plan communicated to the market and represents a pillar of the investment plan that we will support with the resources of the recent capital increase. With the acquisition of MGF, we enter the financial events sector with the dual objective of further developing the business in a rapidly growing sector and enriching the offer with the skills of Casta Diva Group.”
Andreea Porcelli, Founder and CEO of MGF: “Thanks to the operation with the Casta Diva group, MGF becomes a global company specialized in the promotion of Blockchain companies. Our companies have been cooperating for months, we have developed together a world events plan in this field that is constantly evolving. We are confident that the opportunities offered by international ICOs combined with our twenty years of experience in the European and American financial markets will be a winning formula.”
About Casta Diva Group (CDG: AIM)
Casta Diva Group (CDG: AIM) is a multinational company active in the communication sector for the production of branded content, viral videos, digital content, films and corporate events. It is present in 4 continents with offices in 13 cities: Milan, Rome, London, Manchester, Prague, Beirut, Istanbul, New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Cape Town, Mumbai. The brands of the Group are Casta Diva Pictures, Egg Events, Bin Jip and, thanks to a commercial agreement, Adacto. It is the largest network of production of advertising films and events worldwide, built through an active and continuous interaction between the different locations and the experience of its 62 professionals in digital communication and live entertainment. It is a talent hub capable of engaging Oscars and celebrities from around the world to discover and attract new creative talents that guarantee extremely high standards of excellence. Casta Diva Group and its managers have offered innovative and creative communication strategies to over 100 major brands reinterpreting conventional communication rules. Since its foundation in 2005, the group has grown steadily and has been regularly awarded numerous prizes and awards including several Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the Mobius Award, the LIA – London International Awards, the EuBEA – the European Best Event Awards. He is the owner of Blue Note Milano, a jazz club and a high-level restaurant opened in 2003 and part of the international Blue Note network, a leading player in the world jazz scene, which at its headquarters in Via Borsieri, Isola, (and more) about 300 shows a year, invoicing about 25% (source: Siae) of the jazz collection in Italy.