Lee & Thompson advises SME London on acquisition of major UK fashion event

23rd March 2018

Lee & Thompson’s Corporate team has acted for leading consumer and fashion events company and longstanding client SME London on the acquisition of rights to Haymarket Media Group’s iconic The Clothes Show brand from Haymarket Media Group.

SME has enjoyed a 25 year partnership with The British Fashion Council working on many aspects of London Fashion Week including the creation of London Fashion Weekend, which is now in its 15th year.  SME has also launched numerous other consumer events including, most recently, BBC Countryfile Live. The company will relaunch The Clothes Show in 2019 and promises an exciting new line-up of fashion, beauty, designer catwalks and industry experts.

Head of Corporate, Malcolm Murray and Senior Associate, Lucy Strauss worked on the deal for SME London.

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