04.10.2008 04:21 PM
D&M Holdings acquires Allen & Heath
D&M Holdings has acquired Allen & Heath Holdings, a designer and manufacturer of audio mixing consoles for professional sound engineers, live sound installations and DJs.
Founded in 1969, Allen & Heath supplies digital and analog consoles through a network of distributors in more than 80 countries. The company operates from its manufacturing facility in Cornwall, England, and has more than 150 employees. The company will continue to be led by Glenn Rogers and its current management team.
Recently Allen & Heath successfully launched iLive, a breakthrough mixing system that features a flexible architecture with distributed audio and control. The iLive system, developed specifically for digital mixing of live sound, is used by bands, clubs and rental companies worldwide and has enjoyed immediate market success. Allen & Heath will continue to expand its digital portfolio to meet the growing demand for digital mixers.
The terms of the transaction will not be disclosed. D&M Holdings brands also include Denon, Marantz, Boston Acoustics, McIntosh, Snell and Escient, along with console maker Calrec, which it acquired in 2007.
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