(Wakefield, UK and Lititz, PA) – November 5th, 2019 – TAIT, a leader in designing, engineering and operating solutions for live experiences, announced today its completed acquisition of the entire share capital of Brilliant Topco Limited (Brilliant), a premier provider of staging and design capabilities for live events. The acquisition brings together over four decades of complementary live event expertise to create an even more competitive platform capable of deploying a genuinely global suite of live event technology and solutions.
Since 1978, TAIT has been a premier global provider of advanced creative, engineering, and automation services to the live entertainment industry. TAIT’s diverse group of clients and markets include Princess Cruises, Fortnite World Cup, Disney, Dubai Expo 2020 and the Olympics. At the core of its services is TAIT Navigator, proprietary automation and show control platform that maximizes the client’s creative vision.
Brilliant, founded in 1983, has similarly worked with a diverse group of clients, including the Hugh Jackman ‘The Show’, Coldplay, Virgin F1 Racing and the Dubai Mall. Throughout its history, Brilliant has delivered advanced staging technologies and entertainment structures to some of the most demanding customers in the world.
Together, TAIT and Brilliant will offer world-class live event solutions and technology with a continued focus on boutique customer service, a bedrock of both companies.
Ben Brooks, Managing Director of Brilliant, “We have built the brand brick-by-brick with an equal focus on spectacle, design, employees, and customers. That is what makes being part of TAIT a perfect match; culturally, we are 100% aligned.”
In agreement is Adam Davis, Chief Creative Officer at TAIT, “This really is a perfect cultural match. We are excited to share with Brilliant our technology, assets, and lessons learned over our 40 years in the live event business. We found a true partner in Brilliant and share a deep belief in delivering excellence to our customers and their fans.”