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BookMyShow.com acquires Ticketgreen.com

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March 08, 2013 | COMMENTS ( 0 )

BookMyShow.com acquires Ticketgreen.com

Bigtree Entertainment Private Limited, the holding company of India’s largest entertainment ticketing portal BookMyShow.com, today announced the acquisition of Ticketgreen.com (the flagship brand of Ticketgreen Solutions Pvt Ltd), a leading entertainment ticketing portal of South India. The acquisition includes transfer of all key assets to BookMyShow.com along with all the existing cinema partnerships under the Ticketgreen brand. 

Ticketgreen.com is amongst the top online entertainment ticketing portals in South India. It offers a range of services like providing comprehensive information and ticket booking facilities on various entertainment options.

Ticketgreen.com enjoys a strong partnership with over 100 cinemas in South India and sells over 1 lakh tickets per month. With this acquisition, BookMyShow.com aims to strengthen its presence in the South Indian market. BookMyShow.com currently tickets for over 350 cinemas in more than 150 cities across India and manages more than 1000 events a year as exclusive ticketing partners.

Speaking on the acquisition, Ashish Hemrajani, Founder & CEO of BookMyShow.com said, “Acquiring Ticketgreen.com is a part of our expansion strategy to grow our footprint in the South Indian Market. This region being one of the most tech savvy markets in India, offers a huge potential for e-commerce. The acquisition has strengthened our market presence and provided the requisite local resources and talent pool to expand our presence further into Tier II & Tier III cities in South India.”

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