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Jeneration PR, LLC, acquired PR Couture

synopsis: Award-winning, woman-owned communications firm, Jeneration PR, LLC--which includes educational content platform Jeneration Academy and the Profitable PR Pros online community--has acquired PR Couture, a woman-owned digital hub dedicated to educational advancement and growth of PR professionals.
buyer: Jeneration PR, LLC
Founded by Jennifer Berson in 2005, Jeneration PR is an award-winning Public Relations & Social Media Marketing firm specializing in promoting beauty, baby & lifestyle brands. Jeneration Academy was created in 2018 as a professional development platform for PR-focused entrepreneurs. "
target: PR Couture
PR Couture is a woman-owned digital hub dedicated to educational advancement and growth of PR professionals. Founded in 2006 by Crosby Noricks, PR Couture facilitates career growth and provides industry connections for thousands of public relations practitioners.
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closed 10/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Cision AB, acquired Gorkana Group

synopsis: Cision, a leading provider of PR, social software and insight services, announced that it acquired Gorkana Group Limited, a top U.K.-based media intelligence and data insights service provider. Gorkana strengthens Cision's offering to PR professionals while also better serving the international journalist community.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Communication professionals use Cision to access pitchable media and blogger databases, distribute press releases, and more. "
target parent: Exponent Private Equity
target: Gorkana Group
Gorkana Group is a media information provider, offering PR and marketing professionals access to customized media intelligence. Gorkana's clients become part of their unique community. This connects them to everything from industry experts and latest news, insights and events, jobs and journalists.
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closed 4/22/2010 via Capital IQ

Gorkana merged with Durrants, Ltd.,

synopsis: Exponent Private Equity has agreed to buy Gorkana, a journalist database for PR professionals. Gorkana will be merged with existing portfolio company Durrants.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: Durrants, Ltd.
Durrants have been providing an invaluable service for PR people for over 125 years. Durrants has been a market leader, and will continue to innovate to ensure their range of media monitoring and evaluation services go on meeting their clients changing needs. "
target: Gorkana
Gorkana is a journalist database for PR professionals to track of journalists’ career moves, monitor editorial team changes and keep up-to-date with publication launches.
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$38
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$92
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closed 3/10/2015 via BusinessWire

PopExpert, acquired Online Marketing Institute

synopsis: popexpert, an online marketplace that makes it easy to learn from experts, announced the acquisition of the Online Marketing Institute, a leader in eLearning for individuals, SMBs and corporations that need to keep up with the accelerating pace of digital transformation.
buyer: PopExpert
PopExpert is a learning marketplace that lets students connect with experts in one-on-one video chats. The site’s premise is simple: users can sign in and search for what they want to learn. "
target: Online Marketing Institute
The Online Marketing Institute (OMI) provides marketing professionals with education and training in today’s most in-demand marketing disciplines. Students can learn proven best practices from real world practitioners and industry thought leaders, at their own pace and completely online.
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closed 5/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Jeneration PR, LLC, acquired PR Couture

synopsis: Award-winning, woman-owned communications firm, Jeneration PR, LLC--which includes educational content platform Jeneration Academy and the Profitable PR Pros online community--has acquired PR Couture, a woman-owned digital hub dedicated to educational advancement and growth of PR professionals.
buyer: Jeneration PR, LLC
Founded by Jennifer Berson in 2005, Jeneration PR is an award-winning Public Relations & Social Media Marketing firm specializing in promoting beauty, baby & lifestyle brands. Jeneration Academy was created in 2018 as a professional development platform for PR-focused entrepreneurs. "
target: PR Couture
PR Couture is a woman-owned digital hub dedicated to educational advancement and growth of PR professionals. Founded in 2006 by Crosby Noricks, PR Couture facilitates career growth and provides industry connections for thousands of public relations practitioners.
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closed 5/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Jeneration PR, LLC, acquired PR Couture

synopsis: Award-winning, woman-owned communications firm, Jeneration PR, LLC--which includes educational content platform Jeneration Academy and the Profitable PR Pros online community--has acquired PR Couture, a woman-owned digital hub dedicated to educational advancement and growth of PR professionals.
buyer: Jeneration PR, LLC
Founded by Jennifer Berson in 2005, Jeneration PR is an award-winning Public Relations & Social Media Marketing firm specializing in promoting beauty, baby & lifestyle brands. Jeneration Academy was created in 2018 as a professional development platform for PR-focused entrepreneurs. "
target: PR Couture
PR Couture is a woman-owned digital hub dedicated to educational advancement and growth of PR professionals. Founded in 2006 by Crosby Noricks, PR Couture facilitates career growth and provides industry connections for thousands of public relations practitioners.
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closed 5/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Jeneration PR, LLC, acquired PR Couture

synopsis: Award-winning, woman-owned communications firm, Jeneration PR, LLC--which includes educational content platform Jeneration Academy and the Profitable PR Pros online community--has acquired PR Couture, a woman-owned digital hub dedicated to educational advancement and growth of PR professionals.
buyer: Jeneration PR, LLC
Founded by Jennifer Berson in 2005, Jeneration PR is an award-winning Public Relations & Social Media Marketing firm specializing in promoting beauty, baby & lifestyle brands. Jeneration Academy was created in 2018 as a professional development platform for PR-focused entrepreneurs. "
target: PR Couture
PR Couture is a woman-owned digital hub dedicated to educational advancement and growth of PR professionals. Founded in 2006 by Crosby Noricks, PR Couture facilitates career growth and provides industry connections for thousands of public relations practitioners.
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closed 11/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

AM PR Group, acquired Ascend PR Group

synopsis: AM PR Group, a boutique public relations agency, has acquired Ascend PR Group, a full-service entertainment, lifestyle, and digital media firm specializing in public relations strategies. Ascend PR creates magical moments within traditional media and the digital sphere to help businesses grow.
buyer: AM PR Group
AM PR Group is a boutique public relations agency specializing in entertainment, music, lifestyle, sports, and philanthropy. AM PR Group produces a customized, tailored experiences for their clients. They offer services for media relations, non-profit communications, community engagement, and more. "
target: Ascend PR Group
Ascend PR Group is a full-service entertainment, lifestyle, and digital media firm specializing in public relations strategies. Ascend PR creates magical moments within traditional media and the digital sphere to help businesses grow.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dani Lombard Public Relations Pty Limited merged with Soda Communications Pty Ltd,

synopsis: Dani Lombard Public Relations (DLPR) has merged with Soda Communications, a boutique PR consultancy in Australia. DLPR is an Australian boutique PR agency that specialises in consumer lifestyle brands. DLPR delivers premium and personalised PR services for consumer lifestyle brands across fashion, beauty, health & fitness, eco-living and more.
buyer: Soda Communications Pty Ltd
Soda Communications is a boutique PR consultancy in Australia. Soda Communications provides integrated solutions that helps craft conversations and influence the influencers. Their services include strategy development, media relations, issues management, digital PR, brand activation and more. "
target: Dani Lombard Public Relations Pty Limited
Dani Lombard Public Relations (DLPR) is an Australian boutique PR agency that specialises in consumer lifestyle brands. DLPR delivers premium and personalised PR services for consumer lifestyle brands across fashion, beauty, health & fitness, eco-living and more.
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closed 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

IMRE, acquired JMPR Public Relations

synopsis: imre, a marketing communications agency, has acquired JMPR Public Relations, a public relations agency specializing in the luxury, lifestyle and transportation industries. JMPR creates multi-faceted campaigns to help their clients strengthen their brand image and influence key consumers.
buyer: IMRE
imre is a marketing communications agency with expertise in social, digital, creative, public relations and paid media. imre creates solutions that build lasting and meaningful connections between brands and their customers. Their clients include AstraZeneca, John Deere, Marriott, STIHL, and more. "
target: JMPR Public Relations
JMPR Public Relations is a public relations agency specializing in the luxury, lifestyle and transportation industries. JMPR creates multi-faceted campaigns to help their clients strengthen their brand image and influence key consumers while generating heightened public awareness and interest.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

MMGY Global, Inc, acquired Grifco PR

synopsis: Travel and hospitality marketing firm MMGY Global has acquired Grifco PR and its sister agency, Ophir PR. Grifco PR and Ophir PR are public relations firms in the the travel and hospitality industry, as well as the lifestyle industry.
buyer: MMGY Global, Inc
MMGY Global is an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. They help travel companies grow revenue by motivating their customers. "
target: Grifco PR
Based in the UK, Grifco is a leading public relations firm specializing in international luxury travel and lifestyle. They provide a professional media relations and media strategy service. Ophir PR is a boutique PR, communications and media relations agency in hotel, travel and tourism.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Dolphin Entertainment, acquired The Door

synopsis: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., a publicly-traded independent producer of premium feature films and digital content, announced a major expansion of its marketing capabilities and footprint through its acquisition of The Door, a leading lifestyle and hospitality public relations, creative branding, and marketing services agency.
buyer: Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN:$31.92)
Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and premium content development company. They produce original feature films and digital programming primarily aimed at family and young adult markets. "
target: The Door
The Door is a creative relations agency constructed as "an idea house," with a focus on building important, viable brands through diverse initiatives. The Door represents a wide range of clients—including food and beverage, personalities, hospitality brands, and entertainment/media entities.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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$6
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closed 8/9/2017 via PR Web

6S Marketing, acquired Motive Communications

synopsis: Digital agency 6S Marketing has acquired social media agency Motive Communications. Motive’s founder, Mitchell Fawcett, joins the 6S Marketing team as VP Partnerships & Social Strategy. With this acquisition, 6S will now offer an advanced suite of social media services, rounding out a comprehensive digital marketing offering.
buyer: 6S Marketing
6S Marketing is a leading digital agency in New York, Vancouver, and Toronto that transforms businesses for the digital age. 6S focuses on emergent tactics such as marketing automation, social media and content strategy, online media buying, programmatic advertising, and multi-lingual campaigns. "
target: Motive Communications
Motive Communications, based in Vancouver, BC, offers social media services to clients in a wide array of industries including tourism, hospitality, fashion, beauty, health, and education. The agency operates with a team of contractors based locally, as well as in Toronto, New York, and Seattle.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Duo Public Relations, Inc merged with Impress Labs,

synopsis: Impress Labs, a global brand, creative and communications agency, and Duo Public Relations Inc., an innovative Seattle public relations agency specializing in consumer and lifestyle PR, announced the two agencies have merged.
buyer: Impress Labs
Impress Labs is a global brand, creative and communications agency focused on helping solar, cleantech, life science and semiconductor companies reach their communications and business objectives. "
target: Duo Public Relations, Inc
Duo Public Relations is an innovative Seattle public relations agency specializing in consumer and lifestyle PR. Founded in 2004, the agency's specialty practice areas include food and beverage, travel and hospitality PR, as well as health and wellness PR.
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closed 4/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Gung Ho Communications Limited, acquired Coffin on Cake PR

synopsis: Consumer sport and lifestyle PR agency Gung Ho Communications has acquired London-based Coffin on Cake PR in a move that will double the size of the agency’s team. Coffin on Cake is a leading London-based multi-service communications agency operating in the fashion and lifestyle markets for UK, European and global clients.
buyer: Gung Ho Communications Limited
Gung Ho is a full service communications agency specialising in PR with skills across digital, design, events and marketing. Focused in the consumer lifestyle sector, Gung Ho retains a portfolio of international, European and UK clients. "
target: Coffin on Cake PR
Coffin on Cake is a leading multi-service communications agency operating in the fashion, sports and lifestyle markets. They create engaging comminication campaigns that enforce and elevate brand position, and deliver results that will support local and global growth.
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closed 12/11/2014 via RTT News

Porta Communications plc, acquired Publicasity

synopsis: Porta Communications plc (PTCM.L) announced the acquisition of ICAS Holdings Limited and its 100% owned subsidiary which trades as Publicasity. Publicasity is a consumer public relations company specialising in the food & drink, travel & tourism, retail, home and fashion sectors.
buyer: Porta Communications plc (PTCM:$50.95)
Porta Communications Plc acts as a holding company. Within Porta there are individual divisions which provide the following services; Public relations including financial, corporate, consumer and public affairs, Advertising and related services (including digital and media buying). "
target: Publicasity
Publicasity is a consumer public relations company specialising in the food & drink, travel & tourism, retail, home and fashion sectors.
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closed 9/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Peppercomm, Inc., acquired Janine Gordon Associates LLC

synopsis: Peppercomm, an award-winning strategic, integrated communications and marketing firm, has acquired Janine Gordon Associates (JGA), a boutique public relations agency headquartered here, and possessing more than 20 years of extensive experience in the consumer lifestyle, luxury and non-profit categories.
buyer: Peppercomm, Inc.
Peppercomm, Inc. is a strategic communications firm headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco and London, which focuses on understanding the business of a client's business. "
target: Janine Gordon Associates LLC
Established in 1993 by Janine Gordon, Janine Gordon Associates, LLC is a cutting-edge public relations boutique with a rigorous approach to brand-building and a zeal for impeccable execution.
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closed 6/15/2022 via Company Press Release

Sterling Sky, acquired Classy Brain

synopsis: Ontario-based Sterling Sky has acquired Classy Brain, a digital marketing company. Classy Brain was founded by Craig Mount in 2016 and offers SEO services specifically targeting home service businesses: plumbers, electricians, roofers, moving companies, and HVAC companies.
buyer: Sterling Sky
Founded in 2017 and based in Ontario, Sterling Sky is is an online marketing company. Sterling Sky's services include local SEO, advanced local SEO training, pay-per-click (PPC), and social media marketing. "
target: Classy Brain
Classy Brain is a digital marketing company in Colorado Springs, Colorado that specializes in the following: search engine optimization for local business; search engine marketing, including Adwords, Facebook, and Youtube; and social media.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Talk Shop Media Ltd, acquired ROI Relations Inc.

synopsis: Talk Shop Media, one of Canada’s fastest-growing agencies, has announced the acquisition of ROI Relations, a digital media and public relations agency based in Toronto. Founded in 2011 by Samantha Diamond and Delphine Nicholls, ROI has grown to become a leading Canadian agency in the beauty and wellness sector.
buyer: Talk Shop Media Ltd
Talk Shop is the leader in the next generation of PR. Balancing earned media, paid exposure, digital marketing and thought leadership opportunities, Talk Shop creates award-winning strategies that push creative boundaries and exceed expectations. "
target: ROI Relations Inc.
ROI Relations is a digital media and public relations agency based in Toronto. Founded in 2011 by Samantha Diamond and Delphine Nicholls, ROI has grown to become a leading Canadian agency in the beauty and wellness sector.
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announced 10/29/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Redhorse Corporation, will acquire Tokyo Creative

synopsis: Redhorse Corporation, a Japanese investment holding company, will acquire an 89.12% stake in Tokyo Creative, an influencer-driven digital and social media marketing agency. Tokyo Creative works with both brands and Japanese local government to promote services, products and events to a global audience.
buyer: Redhorse Corporation (GTSM:2928:$223.53)
Redhorse Corporation is a Japanese investment holding company. Their business activities include disaster consulting, wellness, edutainment, communication, regional industry support, e-commerce, souvenirs, travel stores, and accommodation. "
target: Tokyo Creative
Tokyo Creative is an influencer-driven digital and social media marketing agency that's dedicated to creating high quality Japan-related content. Tokyo Creative works with both brands and Japanese local government to promote services, products and events to a global audience.
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closed 7/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Marque Media, Inc., acquired PR Vein

synopsis: Marque Media, a leading full service communications agency, announced that it has successfully completed its offer to acquire PR VEIN, a successful boutique communications agency specializing in fashion and entertainment public relations.
buyer: Marque Media, Inc.
Marque Media, Inc. is an international social media and digital full service communication agency specializing in fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands both big and small. The agency was established in Los Angeles, California by award-winning digital influencer, Heidi Nazarudin. "
target: PR Vein
PR VEIN is a boutique strategic communications agency that merges incredible brands and people with tailored media outlets, creating a unique channel for clients to reach their target audience in a powerful way. Their agency has been helping brands, businesses and bloggers reach their objectives.
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announced 7/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Havas Health & You, will acquire SO What Global

synopsis: Havas Group is boosting its global capabilities in healthcare and wellness with the acquisition of SO What Global, which will join the Havas Health & You business unit as Havas SO. The brand's two complementary agencies, SO Healthy and SO Active offers a full spectrum of science- and consumer-focused communication skill sets for global clients.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health & You
Havas Health & You unites Havas Life, Health4Brands (H4B), Havas Lynx and Havas Life PR, all wholly owned health and communications networks, with the consumer health businesses and practices of Havas. "
target: SO What Global
SO What Global is a PR and marketing communications group that focuses on ‘life communications’ –namely health, wellbeing and lifestyle– for many of the top pharma, consumer lifestyle and wellness companies as well as global associations.
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closed 7/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Steinreich Communications, acquired Kenwerks

synopsis: Steinreich Communications Group, Inc., the international public relations agency, has acquired Kenwerks, a leading fashion public relations and marketing firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, headed by Kenneth Loo. All Kenwerks employees will be retained and will move into Steinreich offices on both coasts.
buyer: Steinreich Communications
Steinreich Communications represents some of the world's leading corporations and consumer brands. It is one of the nation's fastest growing, full-service public relations firms with offices in New York, New Jersey, Washington, Los Angeles, High Point, London, Frankfurt and Tel Aviv. "
target: Kenwerks
Kenwerks is a creative marketing firm that specializes in creative marketing, brand management, event production, public relations and creative direction.
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closed 4/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Santy Integrated, Inc., acquired S+L Communications

synopsis: S+L Communications, the Los Angeles-based, boutique agency that pioneered fashion and action sports PR on the west coast, was acquired by Santy, a full-service, integrated marketing communications firm based in Scottsdale, AZ. This allows both agencies to expand into new verticals and offer clients a full portfolio of advertising and PR services.
buyer: Santy Integrated, Inc.
Santy is a marketing communications agency offering branding, broadcast commercials, digital, social media, mobile, media planning/buying and public relations. Santy specializes in marketing to Gen X and Millennial Moms for multi-unit retail chains, consumer packaged goods and healthcare clients. "
target: S+L Communications
S+L Communications is a Los Angeles-based, boutique lifestyle public relations and marketing agency. They are storytellers, brand builders and strategic thinkers specializing in the fashion, footwear, accessories, action sports, and outdoor industries.
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announced 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Attercopia Group, will acquire Label PR

synopsis: Label PR, a specialist agency working across fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands, was acquired by Attercopia Group, a creative and commercial marketing agency built to help clients profit from digital.
buyer: Attercopia Group
Attercopia is a creative and commercial marketing agency built to help clients profit from digital. They combine superior web development and digital marketing to attract, engage, sell to and serve a business' ideal customers. "
target: Label PR
Label PR is a specialist agency working across fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands. At Label PR they employ a combination of industry insight and keen consumer knowledge to create unique, positive and long-lasting campaigns that ‘stick’ with their clients and ‘stick’ in the mind of their customers.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Croud, acquired VERB Brands

synopsis: Croud, a global, full-service digital marketing partner, has acquired VERB Brands, a luxury digital marketing agency in the UK. VERB helps brands reach aspirational & affluent audiences through data, creative and media. They offer services for performance marketing, SEO, web design, social media, influencer marketing, media buying, and more.
buyer: Croud
Croud is a global, full-service digital marketing partner. Croud drives business performance and long-term growth for ambitious brands across every industry sector. They provide services for performance marketing, digital PR, SEO, content marketing, and more. "
target: VERB Brands
VERB is a luxury digital marketing agency in the UK. VERB helps brands reach aspirational & affluent audiences through data, creative and media. They offer services for performance marketing, SEO, web design, social media, influencer marketing, media buying, and more.
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