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closed 9/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Horn Group

synopsis: Finn Partners announced it has acquired Horn Group, Inc., a widely recognized, technology public relations leader with offices in San Francisco and New York. The move will expand Finn Partners' technology practice into innovative, venture-funded companies and emerging growth markets by leveraging Horn Group's 20+ years as a top tech brand.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Horn Group
Horn Group, Inc. is a widely recognized, technology public relations leader with offices in San Francisco and New York. Horn Group was established in San Francisco in 1991 by Sabrina Horn, one of the very first and few female CEOs in the tech industry at that time.
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closed 8/18/2021 via PR Web

Walker Sands Communications, acquired March Communications

synopsis: Walker Sands, a full-service marketing agency for B2B technology companies, has acquired March Communications, a B2B and consumer tech PR agency. March partners with tech companies to bring their stories to life. The company works with companies across various tech sectors, including AI, security, enterprise software, entertainment tech, and more.
buyer: Walker Sands Communications
Walker Sands is a full-service marketing agency for B2B technology companies. Walker Sands' core capabilities include public relations, demand generation, branding, creative, marketing strategy and web. The company drives awareness, credibility and conversions for 100+ clients around the world. "
target: March Communications
March Communications is a B2B and consumer tech PR agency. March partners with innovative tech companies to bring their stories to life. The company has experience working with companies across various tech sectors, including AI, security, enterprise software, entertainment tech, and more.
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announced 5/28/2021 via PR Newswire

LivexLive Media, will acquire Gramophone Media, Inc.

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast/vodcast content, will acquire Gramophone Media, Inc., an artist and brand development company that comprises boutique agencies specializing in PR, music and technology, strategic marketing, brand positioning, graphic design, and social media management.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$54.07)
LiveXLive is a platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture. LiveXLive is the go-to partner for the world's top artists and celebrity voices as well as music festivals and concerts, including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas, and many others. "
target: Gramophone Media, Inc.
Gramophone Media, Inc. is an artist and brand development company that comprises boutique agencies specializing in PR, music and technology, A&R (artists and repertoire), strategic marketing, brand positioning, graphic design, and social media management.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Archetype Agency Limited, acquired Marlin PR Limited

synopsis: Next Fifteen’s Archetype has acquired London independent technology agency Marlin PR. Marlin PR is a London PR and communications agency for innovative technologies and visionaries. Marlin PR works with some of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies on this planet.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Archetype Agency Limited
Archetype is a global communications agency dedicated to combining deep industry insight with analyst, social media and traditional media reach. They specialize in the branding and digital marketing. They are based in San Francisco, with locations all over the world. "
target: Marlin PR Limited
Marlin PR is a London PR and communications agency for innovative technologies and visionaries. Marlin PR works with some of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies on this planet.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Clarity PR, acquired Yellow Communications

synopsis: Clarity, a global integrated communications agency recently commended by PRWeek as a Best International Agency, announced the acquisition of Yellow Communications, an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. The acquisition gives Clarity’s clients better access to continental Europe.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: Yellow Communications
Yellow Communications is an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. Yellow is the PR & communication agency that finds and tells its client's stories.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Just Drive Media, acquired Table Public Relations

synopsis: Just Drive Media, a full service, virtual marketing communications agency, announced the acquisition of Table Public Relations in San Francisco. Table is a communications firm specializing in technology startups. They offer full-service public relations, social media and executive visibility programs.
buyer: Just Drive Media
Just Drive Media offers PR, social media and digital marketing services designed to integrate with internal marking and branding efforts. Just Drive Media built its reputation on its unique approach to PR and social media, rooted in data. "
target: Table Public Relations
Table is a communications firm specializing in technology startups. They offer full-service public relations, social media and executive visibility programs. Table was founded by Anna (Woodruff) Roubos and is based in San Francisco.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Clarity PR, acquired Dynamo PR

synopsis: Clarity PR, a fast-growing, international communications agency, has acquired Dynamo PR, an international communications agency with a focus on consumer and technology brands, with clients that range from disruptive start ups and crowdfunding through to established international consumer and B2B brands.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: Dynamo PR
Dynamo PR is an international communications agency with a focus on consumer and technology brands, with clients that range from disruptive start ups and crowdfunding through to established international consumer and B2B brands.
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closed 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Chime Specialist Group, acquired Method Communications Inc.

synopsis: Chime, the global sport, entertainment and communications group, announced it has acquired Method Communications, a technology PR and marketing agency based in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. Method will become part of the Chime Specialist Group, a family of best-in-class agencies that are challenging traditional agency models.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Chime Specialist Group
The Chime Specialist Group has best in class agencies across technology, financial services and sustainability. Operating across the world with offices in London, New York, Santiago to Singapore with over 250 people. "
target: Method Communications Inc.
Method Communications is a technology PR and marketing agency based in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. Method is the communications catalyst for breakthrough brands and category leaders. Founded in 2010, Method helps its clients share their ambitious visions with the world.
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closed 8/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Clarity PR, acquired DRSmedia

synopsis: International communications agency Clarity PR has acquired DRSmedia, a San Francisco-based tech PR consultancy, according to an announcement by Clarity founder & CEO Sami McCabe.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a tech PR agency founded by CEO Sami McCabe in 2013. As a boutique agency, Clarity maintains a hands-on approach and exceptional client service, while offering a range of services and the international scope of larger agencies. "
target: DRSmedia
DRSmedia is a strategic marketing and media relations firm based in the heart of Silicon Valley. Founded in 2010, DRSmedia focuses relentlessly on outstanding media coverage and a thoughtful approach to marketing, branding and communications across all spectrums of the tech industry.
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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired Leverage PR

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advisers, a leading strategic marketing and public relations firm, announced the acquisition of Leverage PR, an Austin, Texas-based marketing and public relations firm specializing in the financial services, real estate and technology sectors.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: Leverage PR
Leverage PR is a full-service marketing and public relations firm delivering strategic planning, media relations and communications services within the financial services, technology, and real estate sectors. Their team possesses a deep understanding of opportunities & challenges facing innovators.
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closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

PMBC Group LLC, acquired ESSE PR LLC

synopsis: Technology PR agency PMBC Group announced its acquisition of ESSE PR, an award-winning independent agency servicing Los Angeles and San Francisco-based startups. Founded in 2009, ESSE PR services early and growth-stage companies that bridge entertainment and technology solutions including virtual reality and mobile solutions.
buyer: PMBC Group LLC
PMBC Group is a leading technology PR headquartered in Los Angeles, servicing clients across the globe. PMBC develops and executes results-driven campaigns designed to elevate business profiles, attract investment interest, establish credibility, and increase brand awareness. "
target: ESSE PR LLC
Founded in 2009, ESSE PR has been recognized as a reputable public relations provider amongst California's Silicon Valley and Los Angeles' startup community, servicing early and growth-stage companies that bridge entertainment and technology solutions including virtual reality and mobile solutions.
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Hotwire PR, acquired Eastwick Communications

synopsis: Hotwire PR, the global PR and communications consultancy, announced it has acquired Eastwick Communications, an award-winning technology communications agency. The investment fuels Hotwire’s ambition to offer a truly global client and employee centred alternative to behemoth multinationals.
buyer parent: Enero Group Limited
buyer: Hotwire PR
Hotwire is a global PR and communications agency dedicated to helping ambitious companies change their game, build their reputation, and stand out from the crowd. Their communications experts provide clients with in-depth knowledge and experience across a number of market categories. "
target: Eastwick Communications
Eastwick Communication is a tech-focused communications agency working with some of the world’s biggest tech brands & emerging leaders to build high-impact communications strategies. They has continued to innovate with programs such as its CMO-in-residence and the addition of its Digital Brand Lab.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

freuds, acquired Brew Media Relations

synopsis: UK PR firm Freuds has re-entered the US via the acquisition of Brew Media Relations. Brew is one of the most respected and well known communications companies servicing the technology community. Brew is known for its high-level strategic insight and media influencer relations.
buyer: freuds
Freud Communications is a strategic marketing and communications consultancy for consumer brands, public sector bodies and global corporations. It offers clients a variety of services, from high-level business consultancy to a dedicated insight, planning and creative unit. "
target: Brew Media Relations
Brew is one of the most respected and well known communications companies servicing the technology community. Brew is known for its high-level strategic insight and media influencer relations.
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closed 9/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Roher Public Relations merged with Feintuch Communications,

synopsis: Two well-known boutique brands in technology public relations – Feintuch Communicationsand Roher Public Relations – have joined together to offer clients expanded senior talent and breadth of services. Richard Roher will become a managing partner in Feintuch Communications and will serve as president of the Roher PR Group within the combined firm.
buyer: Feintuch Communications
Feintuch Communications, based in New York City, is an award-winning strategic relations firm offering clients an integrated blend of public relations, advertising/marketing, investor relations and other services to meet their business objectives. "
target: Roher Public Relations
Founded in 1968, Roher specializes in marketing public relations and media relations for companies and associations in high technology industries, including electronics, networking, information technology, telecommunications, video, audio, alternative energy, and energy conservation.
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closed 8/4/2014 via Company Press Release

April Six, acquired Proof Communication

synopsis: April-Six, the leading global technology marketing agency and part of The Mission Marketing Group, has acquired Proof Communication, a specialist in technology, science and engineering public relations, to create a new way for technical organizations to access any type of strategic communication support from a single specialist team.
buyer parent: The Mission Marketing Group plc
buyer: April Six
April-Six Limited provides technology marketing communication services to customers in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company develops integrated campaigns across digital, print, internal, external, and sky-writing for SMBs and enterprises. "
target: Proof Communication
Proof Communication is a specialist in technology, science and engineering public relations. They create a new way for technical organizations to access any type of strategic communication support from a single specialist team.
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closed 7/17/2013 via BusinessWire

Matter Communications, Inc., acquired The Hollenbeck Group

synopsis: Matter Communications has announced the acquisition of The Hollenbeck Group, a boutique technology public relations firm based in Portland, OR, that offers services in integrated communications strategy, brand positioning, social media strategy, media training, crisis communications, executive communications platforms, and more.
buyer: Matter Communications, Inc.
Headquartered north of Boston in Newburyport, Massachusetts, with offices in Providence, Rhode Island and Boston, Matter Communications executes creative, results-driven public relations programs on behalf of clients across the U.S. and Europe. "
target: The Hollenbeck Group
The Hollenbeck Group is a boutique technology public relations firm. They offer services in integrated communications strategy, brand positioning, social media strategy, media training, crisis communications, executive communications platforms, owned content strategy and development, and more.
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closed 4/30/2012 via Company Press Release

Emanate PR, acquired Topaz Partners

synopsis: Emanate is pleased to announce that Topaz Partners, a leading technology communications firm, has joined the agency. The addition of the Topaz Partners team and their clients provides Emanate with an immediate presence in the Boston area and a compelling integrated marketing communications offering for technology companies in a range of markets.
buyer: Emanate PR
Emanate is a mid-sized integrated marketing communications agency with expertise in public relations, multi-channel consumer marketing, technology communications, social media marketing and reputation management. "
target: Topaz Partners
Topaz Partners is a technology PR firm driving change in public relations by combining the power of social media, digital content development and traditional PR to add direct, measurable business value to their clients' marketing efforts.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Berkeley Public Relations International Limited, acquired Essential Media GmbH

synopsis: Specialist tech PR firm Berkeley has acquired Munich-based agency Essential Media to strengthen its international network. Essential Media is a PR agency that advises their customers on IT and high-tech topics. Essential Media protects their customers’ reputations and ensures authentic representation in German-language media and social communities.
buyer: Berkeley Public Relations International Limited
Berkeley is a story-driven, technology PR agency. Berkeley synchronises creative brand storytelling across all marketing channels to audiences anywhere in the world. Their core services include PR, insight and research, design, content creation, digital marketing and influencer relations. "
target: Essential Media GmbH
Essential Media is an owner-managed PR agency based in Munich, Germany. They advise their customers on IT and high-tech topics. They protect their customers’ reputations and ensure authentic representation in German-language media and social communities.
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announced 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

ING Media Ltd, will acquire Stratton & Reekie

synopsis: Independent built environment sector PR agency ING is acquiring boutique architecture PR specialist Stratton & Reekie. Founded in 1985 and based in London, Stratton & Reekie provides a full range of PR services that enables their clients to communicate effectively with their target audiences.
buyer: ING Media Ltd
ING is London’s leading architecture, property and design-focused PR and communications agency. ING aims to not merely raise the profile of its clients, but to connect the people and places that make up these sectors to forge productive and long-term business relationships. "
target: Stratton & Reekie
Stratton & Reekie is a specialist PR and marketing consultancy, established in 1985. Their clients include architects, designers, engineers, property professionals and companies within the creative industries.
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closed 8/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Tigercomm, acquired Chase Media Services

synopsis: Tigercomm, a cleantech marketing communications, PR and public affairs firm, has acquired Chase Media Services, a climate-conscious communications firm. Chase Media helps environmental non-profits and cleantech businesses to earn the trust of their audience through their PR and social media services.
buyer: Tigercomm
Tigercomm is a cleantech marketing communications, PR and public affairs firm. Tigercomm helps clean energy and sustainability organizations to win with customers, investors and policy makers. They provide services for media relations, digital media & advertising, inbound marketing, and more. "
target: Chase Media Services
Chase Media Services is a climate-conscious communications firm that offers public relations (PR) and digital communication services. Chase Media helps environmental non-profits and cleantech businesses to earn the trust of their audience through their PR and social media services.
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closed 9/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Horn Group

synopsis: Finn Partners announced it has acquired Horn Group, Inc., a widely recognized, technology public relations leader with offices in San Francisco and New York. The move will expand Finn Partners' technology practice into innovative, venture-funded companies and emerging growth markets by leveraging Horn Group's 20+ years as a top tech brand.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Horn Group
Horn Group, Inc. is a widely recognized, technology public relations leader with offices in San Francisco and New York. Horn Group was established in San Francisco in 1991 by Sabrina Horn, one of the very first and few female CEOs in the tech industry at that time.
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closed 7/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Barokas Communications

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm, FINN Partners, has acquired Barokas Communications, a tech-focused PR agency with offices in Seattle and Denver. Barokas serves early stage, emerging, and high growth technology companies nationally across enterprise, B2B, and consumer tech with a full suite of PR services.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Barokas Communications
Barokas Communications is a tech-focused public relations agency that partners with companies who share a transformative mindset and an appetite for growth. The agency delivers a custom mix of strategy, messaging, and PR services for enterprise, B2B, and consumer tech clients.
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closed 7/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Agency Ten22

synopsis: FINN Partners announced that it has acquired Agency Ten22, a leading Atlanta-based communications and marketing firm. Agency Ten22 serves health information (health IT) and health tech clients throughout the U.S. and is recognized by leading health information and technology (IT) trade groups as being among the nation's top consultancies.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Agency Ten22
Agency Ten22 is a leading Atlanta-based communications and marketing firm. Agency Ten22 serves health information (health IT) and health tech clients throughout the U.S. and is recognized by leading health information and technology (IT) trade groups as being among the nation's top consultancies.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired MintTwist

synopsis: Finn Partners, a global integrated marketing agency, has acquired MintTwist, an award-winning digital marketing agency based in London. MintTwist works closely with brands from around the world to build immersive and memorable digital experiences. They offer services for SEO, PPC, social media, web design, content marketing and more.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: MintTwist
MintTwist is an award-winning digital marketing agency based in London. MintTwist works closely with brands from around the world to build immersive and memorable digital experiences. They offer services for SEO, PPC, social media, web design, content marketing and more.
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announced 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, will acquire Corporate Communications, Inc.

synopsis: FINN Partners is to acquire Corporate Communications and its subsidiary Corporate Design. Corporate Communications is an independent investor relations firm that has been helping public and private companies communicate with their most important audiences since 1975.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Corporate Communications, Inc.
Corporate Communications is an independent investor relations firm that has been helping public and private companies communicate with their most important audiences since 1975.
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closed 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired ZPR Limited

synopsis: FINN Partners, a global marketing and communications firm, has acquired ZPR, the UK's leading retail and consumer PR specialist. ZPR creates targeted and output-measurable campaigns that get clients and customers talking. Their services include PR, influencer management, social community management, events, crisis management and more.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: ZPR Limited
ZPR is the UK's leading retail and consumer PR specialist. ZPR creates targeted and output-measurable campaigns that get clients and customers talking. Their services include PR, influencer management, social community management, events, CSR campaigns, crisis management and more.
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closed 2/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Moorgate Communications

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired Moorgate Communications, a London based, full-service communications agency working for sophisticated financial institutions such as corporate and investment banks, credit rating agencies, analytics providers, financial market lobbyists and insurance brokers.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Moorgate Communications
Set up in 2002, Moorgate Communications is a full-service communications agency working for sophisticated financial institutions such as corporate and investment banks, credit rating agencies, analytics providers, financial market lobbyists and insurance brokers.
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closed 2/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Small Army

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired Small Army, a 45-person integrated marketing and creative services agency located in Boston. The firm serves clients in diverse sectors, including travel, health, technology and financial services.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Small Army
Small Army is a marketing and creative services agency that helps brands build relationships with people. Small Army's full range of services include strategic planning, brand development, advertising, social media, content creation, website building, video production and media planning/buying.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired CatchOn & Company Limited

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired a majority stake in CatchOn & Company Limited, a strategic marketing communications consultancy specializing in leisure, lifestyle and travel.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: CatchOn & Company Limited
Based in Hong Kong, CatchOn & Company Limited is a strategic marketing communications consultancy specializing in leisure, lifestyle and travel. Their range of services includes innovation ideation, brand communication, market insight & research, PR & media relations, and digital media strategies.
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closed 10/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Missy Farren & Associates

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired Missy Farren & Associates, Ltd. (MFA). Since 1994, Missy Farren & Associates has been delivering dynamic PR, digital and marketing communication success to brands, organizations and people that they believe in and admire. They are based out of New York.
buyer: Finn Partners
Founded on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners is one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company focuses on organic growth and integrating new companies. "
target: Missy Farren & Associates
Since 1994, Missy Farren & Associates has been delivering dynamic PR, digital and marketing communication success to brands, organizations and people that they believe in and admire. They are based out of New York.
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closed 1/24/2018 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired The Brighter Group

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired The Brighter Group, a highly respected United Kingdom-based PR and marketing firm focused on the travel and tourism sector. Brighter Group's clients include airlines, cruise lines, travel agents, travel technology companies and tourist boards.
buyer: Finn Partners
Founded on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners is one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company focuses on organic growth and integrating new companies. "
target: The Brighter Group
The Brighter Group is one of the biggest independent travel and tourism PR, representation and marketing consultancies in the UK and works with clients from every sector of the travel industry. Clients include airlines, cruise lines, travel agents, travel technology companies and tourist boards.
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announced 9/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, will acquire ABI Marketing Public Relations

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire ABI Marketing Public Relations, a global marketing and PR firm focused on industrial and trade markets, serving B2B clients. ABI helps their clients generate new business opportunities, break into new markets and strengthen brands.
buyer: Finn Partners
Founded on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners is one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company focuses on organic growth and integrating new companies. "
target: ABI Marketing Public Relations
ABI is an agency born and raised on B2B. They help companies grow business, regionally and globally, in diverse markets. From offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Singapore and Shanghai, ABI helps their clients generate new business opportunities, break into new markets and strengthen brands.
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closed 4/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Ying Communications

synopsis: Finn Partners, announced it has acquired Singapore-based Ying Communications, a leading B2B PR and Marketing firm with a special focus on the tech sector. Finn Partners acquired Ying Communications – together with its sister agency True Worth Consultants – through the 100% purchase of Ying Pte Ltd, the holding company which owns both agencies.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of Public Relations and Marketing services. Practice areas include arts, consumer, CSR and social impact, education, financial services, health, professional services, technology and travel & lifestyle. "
target: Ying Communications
Ying Communications provides integrated B2B communications services to some of the world's most innovative companies by helping them bring their B2B stories to life. The firm specializes in coming up with creative and compelling communications programs for highly technical industries.
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announced 8/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, will acquire Lane PR

synopsis: Global public relations firm, Finn Partners, has entered into an agreement to acquire LANE, a national independent PR firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon. LANE, with offices in Portland and New York City and a presence in Seattle, is especially strong in financial services, consumer, travel and hospitality, food and beverage, and technology.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Lane PR
LANE is a national, independent firm focused on driving business and sales success for clients through strategic communications counsel. LANE provides integrated public relations services for clients in a host of industries, including financial services, consumer, travel, and technology.
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closed 7/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Greenfield Belser LTD.

synopsis: Global public relations firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired Greenfield Belser, Ltd., a leading brand strategy and creative services firm based in Washington, DC with clients located across the U.S.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Greenfield Belser LTD.
Greenfield/Belser is a full-service brand strategy and interactive design agency focused exclusively on professional services, financial services, associations and other knowledge-based branding and marketing.
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closed 9/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Horn Group

synopsis: Finn Partners announced it has acquired Horn Group, Inc., a widely recognized, technology public relations leader with offices in San Francisco and New York. The move will expand Finn Partners' technology practice into innovative, venture-funded companies and emerging growth markets by leveraging Horn Group's 20+ years as a top tech brand.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Horn Group
Horn Group, Inc. is a widely recognized, technology public relations leader with offices in San Francisco and New York. Horn Group was established in San Francisco in 1991 by Sabrina Horn, one of the very first and few female CEOs in the tech industry at that time.
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announced 1/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, will acquire DVL Seigenthaler

synopsis: The Nashville-based communications firms of DVL Public Relations & Advertising and Seigenthaler Public Relations, Inc., will merge to become DVL Seigenthaler and be acquired by global agency, Finn Partners. DVL Seigenthaler is the largest public relations agency in Tennessee and the only national firm with an office in the state.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: DVL Seigenthaler
DVL Seigenthaler, a combination of public relations agencies DVL and Seigenthaler PR, is the largest public relations agency in Tennessee and the only national firm with an office in the state. DVL Seigenthaler is committed to helping clients stand out and succeed in their industries.
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closed 10/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Johnson King

synopsis: Finn Partners announced the acquisition of Johnson King, a multiple award-winning European PR consultancy that delivers highly effective PR programs for technology firms. The acquisition will expand the firm's international presence and firmly establishing its European technology credentials.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Johnson King
Johnson King is a European public relations agency. They provide a range of public relations services designed to promote its clients through traditional and emerging channels. Its campaigns encompass print, online, social and broadcast media alongside analyst relations and speaker programs.
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closed 7/10/2013 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Widmeyer Communications

synopsis: Finn Partners announced the acquisition of Widmeyer Communications. The foundation of Widmeyer Communications has been anchored around public policy issues in the fields of education, health care, the economy, workforce development and energy. Widmeyer is widely recognized as America's leading firm in the highly coveted education space.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Widmeyer Communications
Widmeyer Communications is an independent public relations agency. With offices in Washington and New York, Widmeyer is widely recognized as America's leading firm in the highly coveted education space.
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$10
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closed 1/23/2013 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Healy & Schulte

synopsis: Finn Partners announced that it has acquired the business of Healy & Schulte, Inc., a Chicago-based marketing and public relations firm founded in 1990 as Healy Communications, Inc., for the Finn Partners' Chicago office.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Healy & Schulte
Healy and Schulte is a Public Relations and Marketing firm. Their goal is to provide all clients with the vision, skills and savvy acquired through big-agency experience, combined with the pricing, attention to detail and agility of a much smaller firm.
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announced 12/11/2012 via PR Newswire

M. Silver Associates, Inc will be merged with Finn Partners,

synopsis: Finn Partners announced that M. Silver Associates, ranking as one of the country's leading independent tourism marketing specialty agencies, will join Finn Partners Travel and Economic Development practice as M. Silver – A Division of Finn Partners.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: M. Silver Associates, Inc
M. Silver Associates is one of the country's leading independent tourism marketing specialty agencies. M. Silver Associates, Inc. offers consumer marketing public relations services. It is ranked among the country's top independently owned public relations firms.
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announced 9/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Group Inc., will acquire Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH

synopsis: Omnicom Group Inc., a leading global marketing and corporate communications company, will acquire Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH (OSK), a public relations (PR) and communication agency in Germany. OSK offers services for PR, social media, content marketing, paid media, influencer communication and more.
buyer: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC:$13,962.10)
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and more. "
target: Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH
Oliver Schrott Kommunikation (OSK) is a public relations (PR) and communication agency in Germany. OSK develops successful commu­ni­ca­tion programs that extend beyond the scope of classic PR. They offer services for PR, social media, content marketing, paid media, influencer communication and more.
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closed 9/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

VCCP Partnership, acquired Sling & Stone

synopsis: VCCP Business, an integrated communications agency, has acquired Sling & Stone, a leading PR agency based in Australia. Sling & Stone helps brands to launch, grow, and manage their reputations. They unearth, craft, and share the stories of the most ambitious brands through public relations, social media, content and more.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: VCCP Partnership
VCCP is an integrated communications agency, founded in 2002 on the principles of simplicity, collaboration, un-preciousness and integration around ideas rather than channels. Their in-house capabilities include; advertising, social and content, search, media, digital, data, branding, and more. "
target: Sling & Stone
Sling & Stone is a leading PR agency based in Australia. Sling & Stone helps brands to launch, grow, and manage their reputations. They unearth, craft, and share the stories of the most ambitious brands through public relations, social media, content and more.
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closed 9/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Lambert & Co., acquired The Vandiver Group, Inc.

synopsis: Lambert & Co., a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm, has acquired The Vandiver Group (TVG), a strategic communications and public relations firm. TVG helps clients to strategize, visualize, and navigate their communication issues. They offer services for PR, social media, reputation management, branding, and more.
buyer: Lambert & Co.
Lambert & Co. is a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm. Lambert helps clients across the globe to build brand awareness, drive sales and scale business. Their portfolio of clients spans a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, food, education and more. "
target: The Vandiver Group, Inc.
The Vandiver Group (TVG) is an award-winning strategic communications and public relations firm. TVG helps clients to strategize, visualize, articulate and navigate their communication issues. They offer services for PR, social media, reputation management, branding, and more.
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closed 9/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Candid, acquired Coopr B.V.

synopsis: Candid, a MarCom (Marketing Communications) platform based in the Netherlands, has acquired Coopr, an integrated PR agency in the Netherlands. Coopr enables organizations to communicate better, more effectively, more creatively and more honestly. The company specializes in public relations, corporate communications, and content marketing.
buyer: Candid
Netherlands-based Candid is the world’s first MarCom (Marketing Communications) platform organization. The company offers a full set of media, creative, and data agencies, delivering services in every phase of the marketing journey. "
target: Coopr B.V.
Coopr is an integrated PR agency in the Netherlands. Coopr enables organizations to communicate better, more effectively, more creatively and more honestly. The company specializes in public relations, corporate communications, and content marketing.
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closed 8/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

PFI Group, acquired Jasmine Limited

synopsis: The PFI Group (PFI Signs), one of Europe’s leading providers of signage and on-site branding products, has acquired Jasmine Ltd, a printing business in the UK that combines printing, marketing, and signs & displays. Jasmine provides print services for digital, litho, large format, and design. Their marketing services include design, PR and digital.
buyer: PFI Group
The PFI Group (PFI Signs) is one of Europe’s leading providers of signage and on-site branding products. PFI provides a one-stop solution for all their customer’s signage and print needs. The group offers services for bespoke fabrication, large format print, design, installation, and more. "
target: Jasmine Limited
Jasmine is a printing business in the UK that combines the best in printing, marketing, advertising, PR, digital design and signs & displays. Jasmine provides print services for digital, litho, large format, and design. Their marketing services include design, PR, and digital.
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closed 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Webcertain Group Limited

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, has acquired Webcertain Group Ltd, a digital marketing agency for global brands. Webcertain runs global SEO, PPC and online PR campaigns in any of the world's major languages.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Webcertain Group Limited
Webcertain is a digital marketing agency for global brands. Webcertain runs global search marketing campaigns for clients across the world. Their team of native speakers use their linguistic and cultural knowledge to run SEO, PPC and online PR campaigns in any of the world's major languages.
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closed 7/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc., acquired The Garfield Group, Inc.

synopsis: Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc. (BNO), an award-winning, woman-owned creative agency headquartered in Somerville, New Jersey, has acquired Garfield Group, a creative marketing and PR agency. The acquisition of Garfield adds 33 years of award-winning branding, digital, broadcast video, and public relations capability to BNO.
buyer: Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc.
Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc. (BNO) is a full-service creative agency that helps brands develop meaningful connections. BNO's services include creative, branding, digital, video, social, content, editorial, packaging & labeling, experiential, and search, media, and analytics. "
target parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
target: The Garfield Group, Inc.
The Garfield Group is a creative marketing and PR agency based in Old City, Philadelphia. Its services include strategy, branding, graphic design, broadcast & video, public relations, social, analytics, web and email design, marketing automation, media, Search Engine Optimization, and more.
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closed 6/30/2021 via PR Newswire

The Nine, acquired Crossland Communication

synopsis: The Nine, an award-winning web development and digital marketing agency, has acquired Crossland Communication, a brand content agency. Crossland Communication activates sustainable brand growth by building communities bigger than countries. They specialize in digital strategy & advertising, PR & crisis communications, culture-building, and more.
buyer: The Nine
The Nine is an award-winning web development and digital marketing agency. The Nine crafts custom websites and brands to help businesses grow. They offer services for content & strategy, web design & development, SEO, and content marketing. "
target: Crossland Communication
Crossland Communication is a brand content agency. Crossland Communication activates sustainable brand growth by building communities bigger than countries. They specialize in digital strategy & advertising, PR & crisis communications, culture-building, high impact messaging, and more.
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announced 6/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Koobr, will acquire Carmichael Collective

synopsis: Koobr, a leading creative agency in the UK, will acquire Carmichael Collective, a full-service creative marketing agency in the UK. Carmichael blends expertise across strategy, marketing, content and technical innovation to bring their clients closer to new and existing customers. They offer services for branding, digital, social, PR and more.
buyer: Koobr
Koobr is a leading creative agency in the UK. Koobr works with their clients to develop a thoughtful, expressive brand that connects with audiences on a much deeper level. The agency specialises in graphic design, website creation, digital marketing and brand development. "
target: Carmichael Collective
Carmichael Collective is a full-service creative marketing agency in the UK. Carmichael blends expertise across strategy, marketing, content and technical innovation to bring their clients closer to new and existing customers. They offer services for branding, digital, social, PR and more.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gozoop, acquired Stratton Communications

synopsis: The Gozoop Group, an independent marketing company in India, has acquired Stratton Communications, a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
buyer: Gozoop
Gozoop is an independent marketing company in India that offers professional consultation and management services across multiple areas of online marketing. Gozoop specializes in crafting integrated solutions designed to helps brands and businesses win in the new world. "
target: Stratton Communications
Stratton Communications is a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand in various ways by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
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announced 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Definition, will acquire TopLine Communications

synopsis: Definition has acquired TopLine Communications, a specialist in digital PR and SEO for b2b clients in fintech, tech, engineering and education. The deal includes independent video production company TopLine Film.
buyer: Definition
UK-based Definition is a multi-award-winning agency combining over 25 years’ strategic public relations, digital media, content production, and marketing expertise to create a new force in national and international reputation management. "
target: TopLine Communications
TopLine Communications, based in London, is a digital PR and SEO agency that helps companies grow. They work for tech, fintech, science and engineering companies to help them build their reputations, attract more online traffic and generate leads.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Matrix Group, acquired SoulProviders Collective

synopsis: The Matrix Communications Group (Matrix Group), an integrated marketing & communications holding company in South Africa, has acquired SoulProviders Collective (SPC), a creative agency in South Africa. SPC offers services for digital strategy, content marketing, social media, digital PR and more.
buyer: Matrix Group
Matrix Group is an integrated marketing & communications holding company in South Africa. Matrix Group invests in local marketing entrepreneurs across Africa, who are experts in their fields, supporting them in an enabling energising collaborative environment. "
target: SoulProviders Collective
SoulProviders Collective (SPC) is a creative agency in South Africa. SPC specializes in the ever-evolving digital landscape and helps brands and organizations to stay relevant. Their core offerings include digital strategy, content marketing, social media, digital PR and more.
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closed 5/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunwest Communications, acquired Shiroma Southwest

synopsis: Sunwest Communications, a global communications firm, has acquired Shiroma Southwest, a full-service communications, PR and integrated marketing agency. Shiroma employs the best strategies to give their clients the right kind of exposure the right way. They offer services for social media, brand development, influencer relations, and more.
buyer parent: Crayton Webb
buyer: Sunwest Communications
Sunwest Communications is a global strategic communications, marketing and public relations firm. Sunwest helps companies and brands build trust, amplify their voice, increase visibility and encourage action by masterfully telling their story through media, strategic public relations, and marketing."
target: Shiroma Southwest
Shiroma Southwest is a full-service communications, PR and integrated marketing agency. Shiroma Southwest employs the best strategies to give their clients the right kind of exposure the right way. They offer services for social media, brand development, influencer relations, and more.
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closed 5/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Riester Corporation, acquired Moses Inc.

synopsis: RIESTER, a full-service digital marketing and advertising company, has acquired Moses Inc., a full-service creative and marketing services agency. Moses produces effective marketing campaigns that deliver outstanding results to their clients. They offer services for branding, creative, digital, social media, public relations, and more.
buyer: Riester Corporation
RIESTER is a full-service digital marketing, advertising and public relations firm providing a complete range of integrated services in brand planning, web and mobile marketing, advertising, media planning and buying, social media and public relations. "
target: Moses Inc.
Moses is a full-service creative and marketing services agency. Moses produces effective marketing campaigns that deliver outstanding results to their clients. They offer services for branding, creative, digital, social media, public relations, and more.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Taylor Herring

synopsis: Taylor Herring, now joins Publicis’ UK Influence Practice, alongside the larger PR network MSL and ESG specialist Salter Baxter. Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$12,693.26)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Taylor Herring
UK-based, Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
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closed 3/1/2021 via BusinessWire

Kreps PR & Marketing merged with BrandStar,

synopsis: Kreps PR & Marketing has merged with BrandStar, an integrated production and marketing agency. Kreps PR is a full-service public relations firm. Kreps PR offers public relations, social media, marketing, event and activation, and crisis management services to clients in multiple industries.
buyer: BrandStar
BrandStar is an integrated production and marketing agency. BrandStar combines creative storytelling, marketing strategy, results-driven media, technology innovation, and television production to help brands grow. They offer services for branded entertainment, marketing, production, and more. "
target: Kreps PR & Marketing
Kreps PR & Marketing is a full-service public relations firm. Kreps PR offers public relations, social media, marketing, event and activation, and crisis management services to clients in multiple industries. They deliver measurable communications programs that build brand value.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Wire Media Limited merged with John Doe,

synopsis: Wire has merged with John Doe, a UK-based creative agency. Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
buyer: John Doe
John Doe is a UK-based creative agency. John Doe builds brands recognised for who they are and why they matter. They help brands to communicate their reason for being across channels and across the country. Their services include PR, advertising, digital, content, and experiential. "
target: Wire Media Limited
Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
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closed 1/29/2021 via PR Newswire

JConnelly, acquired AdvisorPR

synopsis: JConnelly, a communications agency serving clients worldwide, has acquired AdvisorPR, a boutique public relations and marketing company that specializes in working with wealth management firms. With the acquisition, AdvisorPR will operate as a division within JConnelly's financial practice group.
buyer: JConnelly
JConnelly is a pioneer in the evolution of how companies and individuals communicate, connect and engage. The company helps build, grow, and protect premier brands, mitigate and manage crises, and influence change. "
target: AdvisorPR
AdvisorPR is a branding, marketing and public relations firm dedicated to providing turnkey marketing communications solutions exclusively to financial professionals. Through a diverse array of PR solutions, including packaged, turnkey PR programs, it helps clients grow their businesses.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allison+Partners, acquired Sommerfield Communications Inc.

synopsis: Allison+Partners has acquired Sommerfield Communications, expanding its financial communications and thought leadership capabilities. Sommerfield Communications is a full-service corporate communications and public relations agency with a 20-year track record.
buyer parent: MDC Partners, Inc.
buyer: Allison+Partners
Allison+Partners is a fast-growing global communications firm, where daring creativity leads the way. Their ability to harness creativity to move communications from awareness generator to performance driver is unmatched. "
target: Sommerfield Communications Inc.
Sommerfield Communications is a New York boutique shop that specializes in corporate communications. Sommerfield Communications is a full-service corporate communications and public relations agency with a 20-year track record.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Low Earth Orbit merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) has merged with MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. L.E.O. is a digital-first marketing consultancy focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks, based in the Netherlands, is a global production company that works with clients across industries to craft amazing work for leading businesses and brands. Its production capabilities span the entire creative spectrum, covering anything one could possibly want from a partner and more. "
target: Low Earth Orbit
Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) is a digital-first marketing consultancy. L.E.O. is focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, digital and social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$3.24
EBIT ($mm)
$2.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.14
Employees
462
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: TSE:6058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vector Inc.
Vector Inc. is a group of marketing companies focusing on public relations. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$102.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.98
EBIT ($mm)
$16.29
Net Income ($mm)
$8.34
Employees
385
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Ticker: AIM:SECG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEC Newgate S.p.A
SEC Newgate S.p.A
SEC Newgate, based London, is a research-driven global strategic communications and advocacy group. Its team works at the nexus of business, politics, communities, markets and media to deliver positive outcomes, helping clients clearly demonstrate their purpose, impact locally, all around the world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$78.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.03
EBIT ($mm)
$4.70
Net Income ($mm)
$0.30
Employees
592
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Ticker: PTCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porta Communications plc
Porta Communications plc
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).
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$50.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.84
EBIT ($mm)
($0.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
146
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Ticker: AIM:SECG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEC Spa
SEC Spa
SEC Spa is an Italian public relations company based in Milan, Italy. They specialize in public relations, advocacy and integral communications.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.06
EBIT ($mm)
$0.86
Net Income ($mm)
$0.20
Employees
226
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Ticker: FR:ALSEQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Makheia Group
Makheia Group
Makheia Group is a communication company in France. Makheia helps brands to boost their relations with the public, customers, employees, and shareholders. Markheia is focused on innovation/digital strategies, corporate mediation/editorial strategies, and business and relational activation.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.06
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
140
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Ticker: WSE:YOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Your Image S.A.
Your Image S.A.
Your Image is an innovative combination of a PR agency, marketing agency, interactive and advertising studies. It creates a company offering comprehensive services to its customers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.09
EBIT ($mm)
$0.06
Net Income ($mm)
$0.07
Employees
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Ticker: CPSE:BORD B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F.E. Bording A/S
F.E. Bording A/S
F. E. Bording A/S is a holding company with a strong position in Scandinavia. The Bording Group is the leading supplier of Marketing Communication Services in Scandinavia, helping customers create business through communication and interaction.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$94.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.22
EBIT ($mm)
$5.04
Net Income ($mm)
$3.83
Employees
304
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Ticker: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$13,962.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,171.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1,347.40
Employees
64100
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,600.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$282.63
EBIT ($mm)
$240.86
Net Income ($mm)
$232.55
Employees
32996
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