Events. the UK-based EHI Live has been acquired by CloserStill and will be integrated into the organiser’s healthcare portfolio as part of the Digital Healthcare Show, which itself is part of the Health+Care series which will run at ExCeL London on 26-27 June 2019. Transaction terms not disclosed. CloserStill is the fast-growing, much-awarded exhibitions business, focused on technology and healthcare. It operates almost 40 exhibitions in the UK, USA, France, Germany, Singapore and Hong Kong and including The Vet Show, The Pharmacy Show, The Dentistry Show, CloudExpo, DataCentre World, and Learning Technologies. It has annual revenues of some £55m and said to have industry-best EBITDA margins of almost 50% and prodigious annual growth rates. The company was created by tradeshow veteran Phil Soar, former CEO of the former Blenheim Exhibitions which soared in the 1990s before being acquired by UBM. CloserStill, (now part-owned by Inflexion private equity) is 10 years old and is doing plenty of bolt-on acquisitions. It’s looking ready for a really big deal – as buyer or seller.