Conference Rental expands in Europe with acquisition

US-based conferencing systems provider Conference Rental has expanded in Europe with the acquisition of Challenge Partners.

Conference Rental adds warehouses in Paris, Brussels and Marseille after buying the audiovisual and simultaneous interpretation provider with offices across France and Belgium. The deal also sees 17 professionals join its ranks.

Fardad Zabetian, CEO of Conference Rental, said: “We’re beyond excited to welcome Challenge Partners into the Conference Rental family. The synergy between the two teams has fostered a greater focus into our target markets and an innovative spirit into what we do. We look forward to a bright and successful future in 2017 and onward.”

Santiago de Murga, head of Conference Rental’s new European operations, said: “Our values aligned from the very beginning.  Our passion is to provide first-class technology and interpretation services to our clients, and Conference Rental is a leading player in this regard.”

Conference Rental has worked on projects for The World Bank and the Association of National Olympic Committees. 

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