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closed 9/21/2016 via BusinessWire

KCD Public Relations, Inc., acquired Wall & Broadway

synopsis: KCD PR, the top financial services communications consultancy in California, announced the acquisition of Wall & Broadway, a boutique consultancy specializing in technology clients with an emphasis in the fintech sector. As part of this transaction, Wall & Broadway founder, Philippa Ushio joins KCD PR as a Managing Director.
buyer: KCD Public Relations, Inc.
KCD Public Relations Inc. is a San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency that delivers award-winning strategic public relations, marketing communications and social media campaigns and counsel to the financial services, fintech and B2B leaders nationwide. "
target: Wall & Broadway
Wall & Broadway provides straightforward, bespoke and modular public relations services for start-ups who understand the power of customer and investor engagement. They offer content creation, product launches, community building, social and traditional media relations, strategy, and much more.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired Indigo Pearl

synopsis: Keywords Studios announced the acquisition of UK-based Indigo Pearl, a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$421.54)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Indigo Pearl
Indigo Pearl is a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

PAN Communications, Inc., acquired Capella PR

synopsis: PAN Communications, an integrated marketing and PR agency for B2B tech and healthcare brands, has acquired Capella PR. UK-based Capella is a PR firm specializing in results-driven campaigns for B2B and B2C brands. Capella focuses on digital media and customer storytelling—a natural alignment with PAN’s overall approach and core strategies.
buyer: PAN Communications, Inc.
PAN Communications is a leading integrated marketing and PR agency servicing B2B tech and healthcare brands. The firm leverages its international presence offering personalized services for brands such as SAP, AppDirect, 8x8, Radial, MediaMath, Actian, Cogito, and Maestro Health. "
target: Capella PR
Capella PR, based in central London, is an award-winning PR firm and communications agency specializing in results-driven campaigns for B2B and B2C brands. Capella works with both consumer and B2B brands, specialising in the technology, personal finance, and retail sectors.
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closed 5/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Archetype Agency Limited, acquired Rsquared

synopsis: Archetype, a global communications agency, has acquired San Francisco-based PR firm Rsquared Communication. Rsquared Communication, an award-winning boutique tech agency, is a communication partner to the industry’s leading software companies.
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: Rsquared
Rsquared Communication, an award-winning boutique tech agency, is a communication partner to the industry’s leading software companies. The agency works with high-growth, venture-backed companies building products that shape the future and impact the day-to-day lives of millions of end users.
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closed 2/7/2018 via PR Web

Kite Hill Public Relations LLC, acquired Cutler PR

synopsis: Kite Hill PR, an award-winning strategic communications agency, has acquired Cutler PR, a tech-focused PR firm based in New York City and Tel Aviv. Cutler PR offers a full suite of services that includes media relations, thought leadership, content strategy & creation, awards & speaking engagements, analyst relations and social media & digital ads.
buyer: Kite Hill Public Relations LLC
Headquartered in New York with an office in London and a global network, Kite Hill PR LLC is a strategic communications agency that specializes in the tech industry. The company offers a high-touch, integrated approach to communications, content production and events. "
target: Cutler PR
Cutler PR is a tech-focused PR agency based in New York and Tel Aviv. Their mission is to introduce and grow innovative technology throughout the world. They work with some of the most exciting tech companies and startups on both the B2B and B2C sides.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Allison+Partners, acquired Higher Ground Communications GbR

synopsis: Global PR firm Allison+Partners has joined other global networks in increasing their German presence with the acquisition of tech-focused Berlin and Munich agency Higher Ground Communications. Higher Ground Communications specializes in developing and implementing sustainable concepts for internal and external communications, as well as marketing.
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: Higher Ground Communications GbR
Berlin and Munich-based Higher Ground Communications counsels companies whose products or services help define technical progress. They are specialized in developing and implementing sustainable concepts for internal and external communications, as well as marketing.
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closed 11/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Sage Communications, acquired Longbottom Communications

synopsis: Sage Communications, an integrated marketing and communications agency, announced that it has acquired Longbottom Communications, a satellite and space industry marketing and PR firm. For Sage, the move is a strategic investment in support of the company’s long-term strategic growth goals to increase its position in the satellite industry.
buyer: Sage Communications
Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in the technology, government and healthcare markets. The company provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing and interactive services. "
target: Longbottom Communications
Longbottom Communications provides public relations expertise, strategic communications and marketing communications support to a range of domestic and international clients in the satellite, space, defense and nuclear energy industries.
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closed 10/1/2017 via Company Press Release

ikp Wien GmbH, acquired senft & partner GmbH

synopsis: ikp announced the acquisition of senft & partner, an Austrian PR agency specializing in construction. senft & partner works on behalf of companies in the fields of architecture, construction materials and interior design, office furnishings, bathrooms and bedroom design, solar shading and sustainable gardening.
buyer: ikp Wien GmbH
ikp is an award-winning communications agency based in Vienna, Austria. Their team of consultants devises strategies, develops content and shapes stakeholder relations. With creativity, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial thinking they help their clients achieve their business objectives. "
target: senft & partner GmbH
senft & partner is a leading PR agency in Austria in the areas of Building, Homes and Living. They work on behalf of companies in the fields of architecture, construction materials and interior design, office furnishings, bathrooms and bedroom design, solar shading and sustainable gardening.
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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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announced 3/28/2019 via PR Newswire

Eisbrenner Public Relations will be merged with The Marx Group,

synopsis: Marx Group, a full-service marketing communications agency and Eisbrenner Public Relations, one of the leading public relations firms in the Midwest, have agreed to merge and form Marx Buscemi Eisbrenner Group, LLC.
buyer: The Marx Group
Marx Group is a full-service marketing communications agency highly focused in the automotive and trucking industries. Their team delivers strategic marketing campaigns to drive sales, increase market share and grow clients' business. "
target: Eisbrenner Public Relations
Eisbrenner Public Relations is a business to business public relations agency servicing clients in the energy, automotive, and technology industries. Eisbrenner Public Relations has been helping companies communicate, and reach their marketing goals through strategy, creativity and counsel.
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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 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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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 1/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Engage PR merged with Connect2 Communications,

synopsis: Connect2 Communications, a public relations & corporate communications firm, and Engage PR, a premier public relations firm, announced the two agencies have merged to form Witz Communications. The newly formed agency brings together two agencies with similar strengths and approaches to helping companies align PR with business and market objectives.
buyer: Connect2 Communications
Founded in 2003, Connect2 Communications is a public relations and corporate communications firm that is more than just about the same old spin, chatter, buzz and coverage. At its most basic, Connect2 Communications is an agent of change. "
target: Engage PR
Engage PR is a premier public relations agency that combines creativity, knowledge and experience to move their clients to the forefront of their markets. They partner with companies to build their market awareness and create the momentum that drive sales and facilitate positive business results.
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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 9/21/2016 via BusinessWire

KCD Public Relations, Inc., acquired Wall & Broadway

synopsis: KCD PR, the top financial services communications consultancy in California, announced the acquisition of Wall & Broadway, a boutique consultancy specializing in technology clients with an emphasis in the fintech sector. As part of this transaction, Wall & Broadway founder, Philippa Ushio joins KCD PR as a Managing Director.
buyer: KCD Public Relations, Inc.
KCD Public Relations Inc. is a San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency that delivers award-winning strategic public relations, marketing communications and social media campaigns and counsel to the financial services, fintech and B2B leaders nationwide. "
target: Wall & Broadway
Wall & Broadway provides straightforward, bespoke and modular public relations services for start-ups who understand the power of customer and investor engagement. They offer content creation, product launches, community building, social and traditional media relations, strategy, and much more.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BusinessWire

KCD Public Relations, Inc., acquired Wall & Broadway

synopsis: KCD PR, the top financial services communications consultancy in California, announced the acquisition of Wall & Broadway, a boutique consultancy specializing in technology clients with an emphasis in the fintech sector. As part of this transaction, Wall & Broadway founder, Philippa Ushio joins KCD PR as a Managing Director.
buyer: KCD Public Relations, Inc.
KCD Public Relations Inc. is a San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency that delivers award-winning strategic public relations, marketing communications and social media campaigns and counsel to the financial services, fintech and B2B leaders nationwide. "
target: Wall & Broadway
Wall & Broadway provides straightforward, bespoke and modular public relations services for start-ups who understand the power of customer and investor engagement. They offer content creation, product launches, community building, social and traditional media relations, strategy, and much more.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BusinessWire

KCD Public Relations, Inc., acquired Wall & Broadway

synopsis: KCD PR, the top financial services communications consultancy in California, announced the acquisition of Wall & Broadway, a boutique consultancy specializing in technology clients with an emphasis in the fintech sector. As part of this transaction, Wall & Broadway founder, Philippa Ushio joins KCD PR as a Managing Director.
buyer: KCD Public Relations, Inc.
KCD Public Relations Inc. is a San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency that delivers award-winning strategic public relations, marketing communications and social media campaigns and counsel to the financial services, fintech and B2B leaders nationwide. "
target: Wall & Broadway
Wall & Broadway provides straightforward, bespoke and modular public relations services for start-ups who understand the power of customer and investor engagement. They offer content creation, product launches, community building, social and traditional media relations, strategy, and much more.
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closed 2/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Lansons, acquired Intermarket

synopsis: Leading independent reputation management consultancy Lansons announced the acquisition of Intermarket, an agency that provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
buyer: Lansons
Based in London, Lansons is a leading independent reputation management consultancy, 100% owned by people working in the business. Lansons’ consultants are experts in media, investor, political, regulatory, employee and change, crisis, digital and international communications. "
target: Intermarket
Founded in 1986 by Matt Zachowski and Martin Mosbacher, Intermarket Communications provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
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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 3/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Porta Communications plc, acquired Cauldron Consulting Limited

synopsis: Porta Communications plc, the AIM-listed marcoms group, has acquired financial services specialist Cauldron Consulting. The acquisition of the entire issued share capital of the media relations and market intelligence firm Cauldron is in line with expanding Porta's presence in financial services PR.
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: Cauldron Consulting Limited
Cauldron Consulting is a team of experienced and effective communications professionals specialising in media relations and market intelligence in the financial sector. They offer communications expertise and much more, what they call PR+.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired Indigo Pearl

synopsis: Keywords Studios announced the acquisition of UK-based Indigo Pearl, a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$421.54)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Indigo Pearl
Indigo Pearl is a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

PAN Communications, Inc., acquired Capella PR

synopsis: PAN Communications, an integrated marketing and PR agency for B2B tech and healthcare brands, has acquired Capella PR. UK-based Capella is a PR firm specializing in results-driven campaigns for B2B and B2C brands. Capella focuses on digital media and customer storytelling—a natural alignment with PAN’s overall approach and core strategies.
buyer: PAN Communications, Inc.
PAN Communications is a leading integrated marketing and PR agency servicing B2B tech and healthcare brands. The firm leverages its international presence offering personalized services for brands such as SAP, AppDirect, 8x8, Radial, MediaMath, Actian, Cogito, and Maestro Health. "
target: Capella PR
Capella PR, based in central London, is an award-winning PR firm and communications agency specializing in results-driven campaigns for B2B and B2C brands. Capella works with both consumer and B2B brands, specialising in the technology, personal finance, and retail sectors.
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closed 5/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Archetype Agency Limited, acquired Rsquared

synopsis: Archetype, a global communications agency, has acquired San Francisco-based PR firm Rsquared Communication. Rsquared Communication, an award-winning boutique tech agency, is a communication partner to the industry’s leading software companies.
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: Rsquared
Rsquared Communication, an award-winning boutique tech agency, is a communication partner to the industry’s leading software companies. The agency works with high-growth, venture-backed companies building products that shape the future and impact the day-to-day lives of millions of end users.
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closed 2/7/2018 via PR Web

Kite Hill Public Relations LLC, acquired Cutler PR

synopsis: Kite Hill PR, an award-winning strategic communications agency, has acquired Cutler PR, a tech-focused PR firm based in New York City and Tel Aviv. Cutler PR offers a full suite of services that includes media relations, thought leadership, content strategy & creation, awards & speaking engagements, analyst relations and social media & digital ads.
buyer: Kite Hill Public Relations LLC
Headquartered in New York with an office in London and a global network, Kite Hill PR LLC is a strategic communications agency that specializes in the tech industry. The company offers a high-touch, integrated approach to communications, content production and events. "
target: Cutler PR
Cutler PR is a tech-focused PR agency based in New York and Tel Aviv. Their mission is to introduce and grow innovative technology throughout the world. They work with some of the most exciting tech companies and startups on both the B2B and B2C sides.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Allison+Partners, acquired Higher Ground Communications GbR

synopsis: Global PR firm Allison+Partners has joined other global networks in increasing their German presence with the acquisition of tech-focused Berlin and Munich agency Higher Ground Communications. Higher Ground Communications specializes in developing and implementing sustainable concepts for internal and external communications, as well as marketing.
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: Higher Ground Communications GbR
Berlin and Munich-based Higher Ground Communications counsels companies whose products or services help define technical progress. They are specialized in developing and implementing sustainable concepts for internal and external communications, as well as marketing.
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closed 11/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Sage Communications, acquired Longbottom Communications

synopsis: Sage Communications, an integrated marketing and communications agency, announced that it has acquired Longbottom Communications, a satellite and space industry marketing and PR firm. For Sage, the move is a strategic investment in support of the company’s long-term strategic growth goals to increase its position in the satellite industry.
buyer: Sage Communications
Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in the technology, government and healthcare markets. The company provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing and interactive services. "
target: Longbottom Communications
Longbottom Communications provides public relations expertise, strategic communications and marketing communications support to a range of domestic and international clients in the satellite, space, defense and nuclear energy industries.
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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 8/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Four Communications Group plc, acquired Broadgate Mainland

synopsis: Independent integrated agency Four Communications Group announced that it has acquired leading financial and professional services public relations agency Broadgate Mainland. The company is a leading PR agency that specialises in the financial, professional services and education sectors.
buyer: Four Communications Group plc
Four is a leading integrated agency with its key services include public relations, public affairs, marketing, sponsorship, digital & content & media buying with a particular focus on the property, travel, culture, healthcare, financial services and public sectors. "
target: Broadgate Mainland
Broadgate Mainland is a leading PR agency that specialises in the financial, professional services and education sectors. They forge close working relationships with their clients to help enhance their reputations and achieve business objectives.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Vested, acquired Templars Communications

synopsis: Vested, the fastest-growing public relations agency in the world, has acquired Templars Communications, a strategic financial communications agency in the UK with clients including Tavistock Investments and Multrees. Templars represent a broad range of financial services companies, including investment houses and pension providers.
buyer: Vested
Named the world’s fastest growing public relations agency, Vested is an integrated communications firm focused on the future of finance. Vested’s approach merges deep financial expertise with creativity to deliver award-winning, integrated campaigns for their global clienteles. "
target: Templars Communications
Templars Communications is a strategic financial communications agency based in the UK with clients including Tavistock Investments and Multrees. They represent a broad range of financial services companies, including investment houses, pension providers and alternative finance providers.
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closed 10/1/2017 via Company Press Release

ikp Wien GmbH, acquired senft & partner GmbH

synopsis: ikp announced the acquisition of senft & partner, an Austrian PR agency specializing in construction. senft & partner works on behalf of companies in the fields of architecture, construction materials and interior design, office furnishings, bathrooms and bedroom design, solar shading and sustainable gardening.
buyer: ikp Wien GmbH
ikp is an award-winning communications agency based in Vienna, Austria. Their team of consultants devises strategies, develops content and shapes stakeholder relations. With creativity, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial thinking they help their clients achieve their business objectives. "
target: senft & partner GmbH
senft & partner is a leading PR agency in Austria in the areas of Building, Homes and Living. They work on behalf of companies in the fields of architecture, construction materials and interior design, office furnishings, bathrooms and bedroom design, solar shading and sustainable gardening.
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closed 2/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications, acquired MIX Public Relations

synopsis: Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications (RH Strategic) announced that it has acquired MIX PR, a boutique agency that provides communications support for a range of enterprise consumer and technology companies. Mix PR's collective experience includes M&A, organizational rebrands, high profile launches and crisis planning.
buyer: Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications
RH Strategic is a leading public relations agency based in Washington, D.C. and Seattle, specializing in brand building, thought leadership, product and company launches, reputation management, crisis management, social, digital and more. "
target: MIX Public Relations
MIX PR is a boutique agency that provides communications support for a range of enterprise consumer and technology companies. Their collective experience includes M&A, organizational rebrands, high profile launches, crisis planning as well as high-impact IT business media and analyst relations.
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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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announced 3/28/2019 via PR Newswire

Eisbrenner Public Relations will be merged with The Marx Group,

synopsis: Marx Group, a full-service marketing communications agency and Eisbrenner Public Relations, one of the leading public relations firms in the Midwest, have agreed to merge and form Marx Buscemi Eisbrenner Group, LLC.
buyer: The Marx Group
Marx Group is a full-service marketing communications agency highly focused in the automotive and trucking industries. Their team delivers strategic marketing campaigns to drive sales, increase market share and grow clients' business. "
target: Eisbrenner Public Relations
Eisbrenner Public Relations is a business to business public relations agency servicing clients in the energy, automotive, and technology industries. Eisbrenner Public Relations has been helping companies communicate, and reach their marketing goals through strategy, creativity and counsel.
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