Acquisition of SMi Group by SAE International

Deal typeTransaction Services
IndustryTechnology & Media
Client nameSAE International

BDO provided financial and tax due diligence for SAE International on the acquisition of SMi Group.

SAE International, a US-based global professional association for engineers, acquired SMi Group Ltd, a United Kingdom-based company that specializes in the production of global events for the aerospace, defence and medical/pharmaceutical sectors. As part of the acquisition, SAE International will merge SMi Group with Tech Briefs Media Group (TBMG) to form the SAE Media Group. By combining the synergies of SMi’s global event footprint with TBMG’s publication reach, the SAE Media Group can achieve aggressive global expansion goals to improve the organization’s service and content offerings to a wider audience.