Fort Lauderdale boat show producer sold to London-based company

Show Management, the decades-long producer of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, has been acquired by London-based global exhibitions company Informa, in a $133 million deal.

The transaction, announced Thursday, includes Show Management’s four other Florida-based maritime shows, the Palm Beach International Boat Show, Yachts Miami Beach, St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show and the Suncoast Boat Show.

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