MIAMI, Fla., Feb 28, 2020 — CEO Coaching International, the leading firm for coaching growth-focused CEOs and entrepreneurs globally, congratulates client Danny Wimmer Presents (DWP) on receiving a major investment from Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Companies.
Founded in 2011 and based in Los Angeles, Danny Wimmer Presents currently produces seven unique live music festivals across the United States. The company’s lineup boasts some of America’s biggest music and lifestyle events, including Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, Aftershock, Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, and the unparalleled Trifesta series, which brings three distinct events to Louisville, Kentucky on consecutive weekends: Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, Louder Than Life and Bourbon & Beyond.
In total, DWP’s 2019 festival season attracted nearly 750,000 fans, with several sold-out events. By merging well-known talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality, exceptional value entertainment experiences to customers, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities alike.
The Yucaipa Companies is a premier investment firm that has established a record of fostering economic value through the growth and responsible development of companies. Founded in 1986 by Ron Burkle, the firm has completed mergers and acquisitions valued at more than $40 billion including significant investments in entertainment and live events companies in the U.S. and internationally.
“Yucaipa already has several successful investments in the music industry, as well as key relationships in cities where we already operate and others we’d like to enter. We believe they will be able to accelerate our plans to expand into new markets,” said Danny Hayes, CEO of DWP. Regarding CEO Coaching International, Hayes added “We have been working with Craig Coleman and CEO Coaching International for about a year and half. Craig’s coaching has been a major factor in getting our senior leadership team functioning at a level that would attract an investment partner like Yucaipa. I am excited about the future for Danny Wimmer Presents and comforted to know that I have Craig in my corner.”
“We are thrilled to celebrate this important step in DWP’s growth strategy and to continue partnering with the team at DWP as they pursue their ambitious vision,” comments Mark Moses, CEO and Founding Partner of CEO Coaching International.
About Danny Wimmer Presents
Since 1993, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he formed Danny Wimmer Presents, which now produces several of the largest rock and alternative festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities. DWP creates memorable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. DWP will continue to add new music festivals to its already stellar portfolio, which currently includes Aftershock, Bourbon & Beyond, Epicenter, Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, and Welcome To Rockville. Previous DWP festivals include Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion and more. www.DannyWimmerPresents.com
About CEO Coaching International
CEO Coaching International works with the world’s top entrepreneurs, CEOs, and companies to dramatically grow their business, develop their people, and elevate their overall performance. Known globally for its success in coaching growth-focused entrepreneurs to meaningful exits, CEO Coaching International has coached more than 350 CEOs and entrepreneurs in more than 25 countries. Every coach at CEO Coaching International is a former CEO or President that has made big happen. The firm’s coaches have led double-digit sales and profit growth in businesses ranging in size from startups to over $1 billion, and many are founders that have led their companies through successful eight and nine figure exits. CEOs and entrepreneurs working with CEO Coaching International for three years or more have experienced an average EBITDA CAGR of 66.4% during their time as a client, more than five times the national average. For more information, please visit: https://www.ceocoachinginternational.com