RÃ¸de Acquires Event
RÃ¸de, the Australian based microphone manufacturer, has acquired Event Electronics, makers of professional studio monitors.
RÃ¸de employs 80 people at a high-tech plant in Sydney, Australia. They have a dedicated distribution and service center located in Torrance, CA which is headed by Mark Ludmer, an industry veteran with over 20 years experience in the music technology industry. Ludmer also takes on the role of CEO of Event. Event will remain based in Carpinteria, CA.
RÃ¸de has been friendly with Event since the company was formed, with Event being instrumental in launching RÃ¸de on the U.S. market. There has, and continues to be a strong personal relationship between the company principals.
“Event is a long established and very well respected brand with a strong domestic and international sales program. We see a great deal of synergy in this union and I am excited about the potential for expansion of the line,” said Peter Freedman, president of RÃ¸de Microphones.