SOURCE: Ace Ticket

Ace Ticket

December 12, 2011 14:44 ET

Ace Ticket Acquires Out of Town Ticket Agency

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 12, 2011) - On December 12th, 2011, Ace Ticket, Inc. ( acquired Cambridge-based Out Of Town Ticket Agency. This marks the 12th acquisition in 10 years for CEO James Holzman.

"This purchase strengthens Ace Ticket's ability to offer our customers the best selection of tickets for any event in the Boston area," says Ace Ticket's Director of Operations, Adam Clark.

Out Of Town Ticket Agency was founded in 1955 by Sheldon Cohen. Cohen founded Out Of Town News, now a historical landmark located in Harvard Square's most recognized building, the kiosk in the heart of the Square. While in the publication business, Cohen began his career in the ticket industry by founding the company Out Of Town Ticket Agency as well as Sports Charge, one of the first primary ticketing systems that reinvented the ticket buying experience. "...[James Holzman] is constantly growing his business. I have had a successful career and I can't think of anyone better to take over," said Cohen.

"The way of strategic partnerships and acquisitions such as Out of Town Ticket has been our road to success," said Holzman. "We have always looked for ways to grow our business and will always explore any new opportunity for growth."

Ace Ticket is the Official off-line Ticketing Partner of the Boston Red Sox and the Official Fan Travel Partner of the New England Patriots. Ace Ticket is also partners with NESN and Comcast, who broadcast both the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics. Ace has been in business for over 30 years, serving clients with the best selection of tickets to any event.

Ace Ticket has received numerous awards, including an Industry Achievement Award from the National Association of Ticket Brokers, and has been named the best ticket broker in the city by the "Boston Phoenix" and "Boston Magazine."

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