US-BASED TAIT, the staging and production specialist behind tours by Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Elton John, has acquired Wakefield-based Brilliant Topco Ltd, better known as Brilliant Stages, fabricator of structures for the Rolling Stones, Take That and Beyonce and Jay Z.
The acquisition brings together two businesses with four decades of live event expertise behind them, according to Tait, creating a “competitive platform capable of deploying a truly competitive suite of live event technology and solutions.”
“We have built the brand with an equal focus on spectacle, design, employees and customers. That makes Tait a perfect match – culturally we are 100 per cent aligned,” says Brilliant MD Ben Brooks.
Adam Davis, chief creative officer at Tait, agrees, “This 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.”