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Introduction

SFX Entertainment has had a short and eventful life. The EDM specialist has adopted an acquisitions-led growth strategy that has turned it into a $350m-a-year company. But rapid expansion has come at a cost and SFX has yet to turn a profit.

Highlights

  • SFX, which only launched its IPO at the tail-end of 2013, is looking to de-list and get out of the spotlight.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the short life of SFX Entertainment, which is just about to go back into private ownership after an IPO in October 2013.
  • The research note details why SFX is struggling to turn a profit.

Key questions answered

  • Why has SFX generated higher revenue but is still a long way from becoming profitable?
  • What companies and festivals has SFX bought in its short lifetime?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • From private to public to private again in under two years
  • SFX boss uncomfortable with public scrutiny
  • A possible acquisition target

Appendix

  • Author

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