Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG), a supplier of entertainment and event technology headquartered in New York, has today announced that is has acquired Dubai-based Gearhouse, L.L.C., a provider of turnkey event production services across the Gulf Region.
For PRG’s worldwide clients this acquisition means that they will now have access to a complete range of technical expertise and production resource solutions when working in the United Arab Emirates and Gulf Region.
PRG Chairman & CEO, Jeremiah J. Harris, said: “By acquiring Gearhouse, we will be able to significantly increase our local support for our many customers that produce events and shows in Dubai and the Gulf Region. Now we can offer them the same high level of customer service and innovative, reliable technical solutions as our clients expect, wherever they are producing an event.”
With immediate effect, Gearhouse, L.L.C. will be rebranded PRG Gearhouse and become a critical hub in PRG’s network of over 40 locations in key cities around the world.
Peter McCann, managing director of Gearhouse, L.L.C. commented: “We have a market here that is rapidly maturing and I regard the creation of PRG Gearhouse as a significant milestone in that process. Over the last 20 years, we have established a client base that has become more sophisticated in their expectations of the standard of delivery and of what production really means. As PRG Gearhouse we will be able to exceed their expectations as we will undoubtedly attract the best levels of talent to our region because PRG’s reputation is second to none.”
Subject to customary closing conditions, the closing of the acquisition is expected to be effective on October 31, 2014.