Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: LYV
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is an entertainment company that engages in producing, marketing and selling live concerts for artists via its global concert pipe. It operates through four business segments: Concerts, Ticketing, Artist Nation, and Sponsorship and Advertising. The Concerts segment involves the global promotion of live music events in their owned and operated venues and in rented third-party venues, the operation and management of music venues and the production of music festivals across the world. The Ticketing segment is primarily an agency business that sells tickets for events on behalf of their clients and retains a convenience charge and order processing fee for their services. The Artist Nation segment provides management services to music recording artists in exchange for a commission on the earnings of these artists. The Sponsorship and 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 advertising on its websites. The company was founded on August 2, 2005 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.