Clarity acquires Agiito and Evolvi

The acquisition of Agiito and Evolvi is now complete!

Clarity, the Business Travel and Events division of the Portman Travel Group has today announced the completion of its acquisition of Agiito, one of the UK’s most respected Corporate Travel and Events agencies and Evolvi the B2B rail ticketing platform from Capita plc.  The much anticipated deal, announced in August, has completed following National Security and Investment Act approval.

Years of expertise and experience combined

In a significant move for the industry, this strategic acquisition combined with Clarity and Brighter Events, amalgamates years of unparalleled expertise and enviable reputations for service and driving value in corporate travel.

The new combined business is poised to transform the industry through a cutting-edge technology platform boasting proprietary technologies in Online Booking and Meetings & Events.

The business will be led by the combined Executive Leadership teams from both businesses and headed by Pat McDonagh as CEO

“We’re delighted to have completed the acquisition and I’m looking forward to working with the new combined team to create something extraordinary.  We’re laser-focused on delivering for our customers and that will be our first priority over the coming months as we begin integrating the businesses.

We will take our time and ensure the benefits of this deal are delivered to our combined customer base; something we believe to be a truly unique and powerful offering to the market.”

About The Portman Travel Group

The Portman Travel Group is a UK based portfolio of travel businesses. It has three core divisions, Business Travel, Sports Travel and Luxury Leisure Travel with a number of businesses operating in each division: The key brands are Clarity for Business Travel & Events, Destination Sports Group for Sports Travel, and Elegant Resorts and If Only for Luxury Leisure Travel. Pre-transactions, the Group has over 750 employees.

About Clarity

Clarity, the Business Travel and Events division of Portman Travel Group is headquartered in Manchester with over 400 employees, servicing a wide variety of clients across sectors including Legal & Professional Services, Retail, Infrastructure, Construction, Marine, Charity, Academia and Public Sector.

About Agiito and Evolvi

Agiito is an award-winning UK travel, meetings and events management intermediary with its roots going back 50 years, supported by well recognised brands. Agiito serves a diverse set of enterprise, mid-size and small-capitalisation customers in the private and public sectors – the majority with a UK-centric buying profile. The business employs over 400 people.

Evolvi is a specialist B2B rail ticket issuing platform provider.


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