Ticketmaster has entered into an agreement to acquire Billettservice AS, Norway's leading ticketing company. Terms were not announced.
Billettservice has been in Norway since 1977, selling approximately 4 million tickets annually with a client list including some of the country's leading event producers, venues, sports teams, and performing arts organizations: SMG's Oslo Spektrum, Gunnar Eide Concerts associated with Clear Channel Entertainment, Rosenborg Soccer Club, Oslo Nye Theater and the Oslo Knoserthus.
"Billettservice has impressed us as a very well run company," said Edwin S. ("Trip") Friendly III, executive vice president /COO of Ticketmaster International. "They are the market leader in Norway with exciting growth prospects."
Headquartered in Oslo, Billetservice has an additional call center in Mo I Rana, Norway.