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Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. operates as a live entertainment company worldwide. The company connects approximately 400 million fans across all of its platforms to 240,000 events in approximately 33 countries. The company owns, operates, has booking rights for and/or has an equity interest in 139 venues, including House of Blues music venues and locations, such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, the Hollywood Palladium, the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, and the O2 Dublin. Ticketmaster (ticketing business of the company) provides ticket sales, ticket resale services, and marketing and distribution through www.ticketmaster.com and www.livenation.com, various retail outlets and worldwide call centers. Ticketmaster serves clients worldwide across multiple event categories, providing ticketing services for arenas, stadiums, professional sports franchises and leagues, college sports teams, performing arts venues, museums and theaters. In 2013, the company had approximately 129 million customers in its database. Segments The company’s segments include Concerts, Ticketing, Artist Nation, and Sponsorship & Advertising. Concerts The Concerts segment is principally involved in the promotion of live music events in its owned and/or operated venues and in rented third-party venues, the operation and management of music venues, and the production of music festivals worldwide. The company promoted 22,900 live music events in 2013. For each event, the company either uses a venue the company owns and/or operates, or rents a third-party venue. As a festival operator, the company books artists, secures festival sites, provides for third-party production services, sells tickets, and advertises events to attract fans. The company also arranges for third-parties to provide operational services as needed, such as concessions, merchandising, and security. Ticketing The Ticketing segment is primarily an agency business that sells tickets for events on behalf of its clients. The company sells tickets for its events and also for third-party clients across multiple live event categories, providing ticketing services for arenas, stadiums, amphitheaters, music clubs, concert promoters, professional sports franchises and leagues, college sports teams, performing arts venues, museums and theaters. The company sells tickets through a combination of Websites, telephone services, mobile devices and ticket outlets. The Ticketing segment also manages its online activities including enhancements to its Websites and bundled product offerings. Through all of its ticketing services, the company sold approximately 149 million tickets in 2013. In addition, approximately 250 million tickets in total were sold using the company’s Ticketmaster systems, through season seat packages and its venue clients’ box offices, for which it do not receive a fee. The company offers ticket resale services through TicketsNow (in the United States and Canada), its TicketExchange service (in the United States, Europe and Canada) and GET ME IN! (in the United Kingdom). Through TicketsNow and GET ME IN!, the company enters into listing agreements with ticket resellers to post ticket inventory for sale at a purchase price equal to a ticket resale price determined by the ticket reseller plus an amount equal to a percentage of the ticket resale price and a pre-determined service fee. The company remits the ticket resale price to the ticket resellers and retains the remainder of the purchase price. Artist Nation The Artist Nation segment primarily provides management services to music artists in exchange for a commission on the earnings of these artists. Its Artist Nation segment also sells merchandise associated with musical artists at live performances, to retailers and directly to consumers via the Internet. Sponsorship & Advertising The Sponsorship & Advertising segment employs a sales force that creates and maintains relationships with sponsors, through a combination of strategic, international, national and local opportunities for businesses to reach customers through its concert, venue, artist relationship and ticketing assets, including advert

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