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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 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Gregory FCA, acquired Affect, Inc.

synopsis: Gregory FCA, one of the 50 largest PR firms in the US, has acquired Affect, a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
buyer: Gregory FCA
Gregory FCA is one of the 50 largest public relations firms in the U.S. Gregory FCA serves a range of privately owned and publicly traded companies, providing integrated public relations and communications services that build brands, grow revenue, increase shareholder value and create visibility. "
target: Affect, Inc.
Affect is a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

MikeWorldWide, acquired Chameleon PR

synopsis: MikeWorldWide, one of the world's leading independent public relations firms, has acquired Chameleon, a European technology PR consultancy. Chameleon creates and tells brilliant stories that bring B2B brands closer to customers. They offer services for public relations, analyst relations, content marketing, social media marketing, and more.
buyer: MikeWorldWide
MikeWorldWide (MWW) is among the world's leading independent, full-service PR agencies with talent hubs across the US and the UK. MWW's global network leverages dedicated strategy, data and analytics, social media, creative, and technology teams to help clients make the most of every opportunity. "
target: Chameleon PR
Chameleon is a European technology PR consultancy. Chameleon creates and tells brilliant stories that bring B2B brands closer to customers, influencers, and their own people. They offer services for public relations, analyst relations, content marketing, social media marketing, and more.
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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 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 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Next 15, acquired Pinnacle Marketing Communications, Ltd.

synopsis: Digital marketing and PR group Next 15 has continued its expansion spree with the acquisition of tech PR agency Pinnacle. Pinnacle, co-founded by MD Simon Flatt in 1996, is described as a specialist technical content and digital marketing business for the electronics, telecoms and engineering sectors.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$444.63)
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,350 people across 32 offices in 14 countries. The Group incorporates 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Pinnacle Marketing Communications, Ltd.
Pinnacle Marketing Communications is a full service technology PR and digital media agency delivering measurable business-to-business and social media campaigns for clients in the electronics, telecoms and engineering sectors.
price ($mm)
$5.87
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$3
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2.0x
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closed 8/8/2013 via PR Newswire

CCgroup, acquired CCgroup

synopsis: The management team of CCgroup, the London PR agency with a key specialism in B2B technology PR, has successfully completed a management buyout. Led by Managing Director Richard Fogg and Head of Telecoms Paul Nolan, the deal includes the firm's Reading-based consumer agency, Escapade.
buyer: CCgroup
CCgroup is a B2B technology PR agency based in London, specialising in mobile & telecom PR, financial technology PR and clean tech PR. Through its sister brand, Escapade PR, the company is also active in consumer lifestyle and technology public relations. "
target: CCgroup
CCgroup is a B2B technology PR agency based in London, specialising in mobile & telecom PR, financial technology PR and clean tech PR. Through its sister brand, Escapade PR, the company is also active in consumer lifestyle and technology public relations.
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closed 1/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Hill+Knowlton Strategies, acquired Acertys

synopsis: The public engagement practice has become a pillar in Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada’s (H+K) broad suite of strategic services, and the firm announced its acquisition of Acertys—a leading Montreal-based public engagement company. This positions H+K as the foremost public consultation and engagement team in French and English Canada.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is a leading international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. The firm is headquartered in New York, with 87 offices in 49 countries, as well as an extensive associate network. "
target: Acertys
Acertys is a leading consulting firm specializing in stakeholder engagement and public participation in the context of large-scale urban development, land-use planning, real estate, transportation, energy and natural resource projects.
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closed 6/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Myelin Communications, acquired Dodge Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Myelin Communications, a growing network of communications firms linked by experience in the healthcare and financial services sectors, announced the acquisition of Dodge Communications, a public relations and integrated communications firm in Atlanta.
buyer parent: Baird
buyer: Myelin Communications
Myelin Communications is a unique network of companies specializing in health and financial services. For a growing portfolio of payer, provider, medical, financial and wealth management organizations, Myelin creates connections that can make message platforms even more powerful. "
target: Dodge Communications, Inc.
Dodge Communications is an integrated PR, marketing and digital agency that accelerates the growth of innovative healthcare companies through strengthened brand awareness, enhanced thought leadership and increased demand.
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closed 9/20/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Porta Communications plc, acquired Newgate Threadneedle Limited

synopsis: Porta Communications plc announces that a contract has been signed in relation to the proposed acquisition of 80 percent of the issued share capital of Threadneedle Communications Limited. Threadneedle Communications is an award winning financial public relations company which offers a full range of communications services.
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: Newgate Threadneedle Limited
Newgate Threadneedle provides clients with both depth and breadth when it comes to communications counsel. Clients deal directly with senior advisers, providing high levels of access and service.
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closed 5/12/2021 via BusinessWire

RedCloud Consulting, acquired BuzzBee

synopsis: RedCloud Consulting, a boutique business management and technology consulting firm, has acquired BuzzBee, a B2B technology marketing and communications firm. BuzzBee helps technology brands to increase sales effectiveness and engage partners. Their services include strategy and planning, marketing campaigns and sales and partner enablement.
buyer: RedCloud Consulting
RedCloud Consulting is a boutique business management and technology consulting firm. RedCloud collaborate closely with their clients to help them develop and implement high-level solutions that bring stability, growth, and innovation together for long-term success. "
target: BuzzBee
BuzzBee is a B2B technology marketing and communications firm. BuzzBee helps technology brands to increase sales effectiveness and engage partners. Their services include strategy and planning, marketing campaigns and sales and partner enablement.
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Unlimited Group, acquired DirectionGroup

synopsis: Unlimited Group, a London-based marketing group that helps their clients to win and retain customers, has acquired DirectionGroup, a UK-based B2B marketing agency that specialises in IT and tech. DirectionGroup combines the art and science of marketing to give their clients beautiful results.
buyer parent: Dbay Advisors
buyer: Unlimited Group (LSE:CRE:$136.18)
Unlimited Group is a London-based marketing group. Unlimited Group has produced award-winning campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands. The group deploys science to better understand and track human behaviour, and to inspire and enable truly effective creativity for brands. "
target: DirectionGroup
DirectionGroup is a UK-based B2B marketing agency that specialises in IT and tech. DirectionGroup combines the art and science of marketing to give their clients beautiful results. The group brings extensive expertise in brand creative, content, conversion and consulting for leading businesses.
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closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rooster Punk Ltd, acquired Rooster Punk Ltd

synopsis: Rooster Punk, a London headquartered B2B advertising agency, has been been acquired by its management team in a management buyout transaction. Rooster Punk was established in 2012 and is specialised in providing creative content for technology and financial services brands to better interact with clients and customers.
buyer: Rooster Punk Ltd
Rooster Punk is an award-winning B2B marketing agency with a focus on tech and financial services. Based in London, Rooster Punk is a group of storytellers, creatives, strategists and technologists helping technology and financial services brands to become a positive force in people’s lives. "
target: Rooster Punk Ltd
Rooster Punk is an award-winning B2B marketing agency with a focus on tech and financial services. Based in London, Rooster Punk is a group of storytellers, creatives, strategists and technologists helping technology and financial services brands to become a positive force in people’s lives.
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closed 4/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Next 15, acquired Twogether

synopsis: Next 15, the digital communications group, announced the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Twogether Creative Limited, a B2B creative and digital marketing agency with a focus on technology clients. Twogether clients include multinational technology groups such as Brocade, Intuit, Symantec, Veritas, Lenovo and Zebra Technologies.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$444.63)
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target parent: RCapital Partners LLP
target: Twogether
Twogether is a creative B2B marketing agency, with a passion for technology. Working with some of the world’s leading technology brands, including Brocade, Intuit, Lenovo, Microsoft and Zebra Technologies; their aim is to create marketing communications that get attention and achieve results.
price ($mm)
$9.37
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$7
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closed 7/7/2014 via PE Hub

WestBridge Capital Partners LLC, acquired bChannels Limited

synopsis: The management team at Oxford, UK-based company bChannels has completed an equity-backed buyout of the business. The deal was backed by WestBridge Capital. bChannels is a specialist in the design and management of indirect routes to market for global technology companies.
buyer: WestBridge Capital Partners LLC
WestBridge Capital Partners is India's leading venture capital fund. WestBridge Capital focuses on partnering for the long-term with market leading Indian companies run by impressive entrepreneurs and management teams. They leverage both their capital and experience to help their companies succeed. "
target parent: RCapital Partners LLP
target: bChannels Limited
bChannels is a specialist in the design and management of indirect routes to market for global technology companies. The company delivers channel optimisation services for technology businesses around the world.
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announced 7/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

RCapital Partners LLP, will acquire bChannels Limited

synopsis: Adventis Group has agreed to the sale of bChannels. The sales are to the management team of the bChannels and partly by RCapital Partners LLP. bChannels is a specialist in the design and management of indirect routes to market for global technology companies.
buyer: RCapital Partners LLP
RCapital is a specialist private investment business providing growth and turnaround funding for UK and European businesses. "
target parent: Adventis Group PLC.
target: bChannels Limited
bChannels specializes in the design and implementation of channel marketing programs for clients in the technology sector.
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closed 6/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Market Creation Group, acquired Circa 65

synopsis: Market Creation Group (MCG), a multiple-award winning full-service, business-to-business (B2B) technology marketing firm headquartered in Denver, announced it has acquired Circa 65, LLC, a leading Denver-based, outsourced marketing management company.
buyer: Market Creation Group
Market Creation Group (MCG) is recognized as the fastest growing private company by the Denver Business Journal and the fastest growing B2B marketing firm in the nation. "
target: Circa 65
Circa 65 helps to drive sustained, profitable growth by providing strategic and tactical marketing planning and outsourced marketing management services – primarily for technology suppliers and their resellers.
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announced 3/28/2018 via Reuters

Digital360, will acquire ServicePro Italy Srl

synopsis: Digital360 SpA announced that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire a 51% stake in ServicePro Italy, a B2B marketing agency specialized in organising complex events and managing demand generation and lead generation campaigns for IT & ICT companies.
buyer: Digital360 (BIT:DIG:$30.52)
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy. "
target: ServicePro Italy Srl
ServicePro Italy is a B2B marketing and events company that primarily caters for IT & ICT companies. Their in-depth market knowledge and sound IT background allows them to provide services tailored to the unique needs of each organization.
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closed 9/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Synaxon, acquired emendo

synopsis: Synaxon AG, the largest IT group in Europe, has acquired a majority stake in emendo, a company that offers IT marketing in the B2C and B2B division. emendo was founded in 2004 and is based in Kirchlengern, Germany.
buyer: Synaxon
Synaxon AG operates as an IT distributor and service provider in Europe. They are the largest IT group in Europe with over 3,200 partners and an external turnover of around 3 billion euros. They are based in Germany. "
target: emendo
emendo Kooperationsmanagement GmbH & Co. KG offers IT marketing in the B2C and B2B division. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Kirchlengern, Germany.
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closed 11/4/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Sunset Brands, Inc., acquired Kaizen Communications

synopsis: Sunset Brands, Inc proudly announces its acquisition of Kaizen Communications, a mobile tech firm specializing in wireless messaging, distribution of mobile content and mobile campaign management.
buyer: Sunset Brands, Inc.
Sunset Brands, Inc. trades on the Pink Sheets under the symbol SSBN. "
target parent: NuMobile, Inc.
target: Kaizen Communications
Kaizen Communications, Inc. is a technology company specializing in mobile commerce, specifically as an application provider in the SMS/MMS/IVR (texting, video, multi-media, interactive voice response) equation.
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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 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.
price ($mm)
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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 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:$13,011.70)
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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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mortierbrigade merged with Onlyhumans,

synopsis: Mortierbrigade has merged with Onlyhumans, a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
buyer parent: Vectis Private Equity
buyer: Onlyhumans
Onlyhumans is a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Onlyhumans helps brands and organisations to create a more human and relatable identity. They offer services for branding, creative campaigns, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, and more. "
target: Mortierbrigade
Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade brings brands to life through creative and impactful campaigns. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

LLYC, acquired Factor C Comunicaciones

synopsis: LLYC announced its purchase of a 90% stake in Factor C Comunicaciones in Chile. With this operation, it will double its size in the Chilean market where it has been operating via an in-house team since 2014. The services brought by Factor C to the market include strategic communications, public affairs, crisis management, and more.
buyer: LLYC
Llorente & Cuenca (LLYC) is the leading communications, reputation management and public affairs consultancy firm with a presence in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. It has twenty three partners and more than 480 professionals. It currently operates in 13 countries through 16 offices. "
target: Factor C Comunicaciones
Set up in 2008, Factor C Comunicaciones is a strategy and public affairs communications agency focused on providing its commercial, corporate and institutional clients with a broad range of consultancy solutions capable of helping them enhance their leadership and reputation.
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Proches, acquired BMRP

synopsis: Proches, a PR and influencer marketing agency in France, has acquired BMRP, an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
buyer parent: Insign Communications
buyer: Proches
Proches is a PR and influencer marketing agency in France. Proches works with their clients to help them identify media and influencers, anticipate media opportunities, mange relations with journalists, and win over their target audience. "
target: BMRP
BMRP is an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
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closed 10/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hero Corporation Pty Ltd, acquired B.B.E

synopsis: Hero, a marketing agency holding group in Australia, has acquired B.B.E, an Australian marketing agency. B.B.E works with startups and corporates to drive growth through creative technology. They offer strategic consultancy, digital marketing, PR, advertising, and video production services.
buyer: Hero Corporation Pty Ltd
Hero is a marketing agency holding group in Australia. The group is owned by Ben Lilley, an Australian creative entrepreneur and private investor. Hero's network of agencies is comprised of McCann Australia, The Red Republic, SMART, Red Engine SCC and JSA Creative. "
target: B.B.E
B.B.E is an Australian marketing agency. B.B.E works with startups and corporates to drive growth through creative technology. They offer strategic consultancy, digital marketing, PR, advertising, and video production services.
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closed 10/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Siobhan Molloy, purchased Ireland Business from Weber Shandwick Worldwide

synopsis: The Irish Managing Director, Siobhan Molloy, of public relations group Weber Shandwick has bought the business out of the ownership of multinational communications group Interpublic. Weber is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world.
buyer: Siobhan Molloy
Siobhan Molloy is the Managing Director of Weber Shandwick Ireland. Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world. "
seller parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
seller: Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Altar Group, acquired Ginger PR Ltd

synopsis: Dundee-based design and digital group ALTAR Group has acquired Ginger PR, a boutique PR agency in the UK. The acquisition of Ginger PR significantly enhances the ALTAR Group's content creation and marketing output and allows the company to offer the perfect mix of on and offline marketing activity.
buyer: Altar Group
UK-based ALTAR Group is a Marketing led suite of Design, Digital, Research, and Communications Consultancies. Comprising four specialist agencies, ALTAR takes a collaborative approach to every project brief and client relationship resulting in deliverables that generate tangible business results. "
target: Ginger PR Ltd
UK-based Ginger is a boutique PR agency with a proven track record at raising the profile of its clients. Ginger provides a variety of services for its clients, including media relations (press, online articles, radio interviews), graphic and web design, social media management, and copywriting.
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Power Digital Marketing, acquired Covet Public Relations Inc.

synopsis: Power Digital announced its partnership with Covet Public Relations, Inc. (“Covet PR”), a national public relations firm specializing in consumer brands across food, beverage, beauty and wellness. Power Digital’s acquisition of Covet PR welcomes a new breed of storytelling to media relations and cross-channel marketing.
buyer parent: Periscope Equity
buyer: Power Digital Marketing
Power Digital is nationally acclaimed for its robust service offerings, proprietary technology and progressive approach to culture and team building. The company has been featured annually for the past three years in Inc.’s 5000 fastest-growing, privately-held companies in the U.S. "
target: Covet Public Relations Inc.
Covet PR is a national public relations firm devoted to food, beverage, beauty and lifestyle brands in the consumer space. They work with companies that are pushing boundaries, setting new standards and innovating the wellness industry.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

P4 Group Pty Ltd, acquired Ruby Communications Pty Ltd

synopsis: P4 Group has acquired Ruby Communications, bolstering the company's service offering across public relations, digital, creative, marketing, communications and stakeholder engagements. The two firms are Queensland's award-winning communications consultancies.
buyer: P4 Group Pty Ltd
With offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the dynamic marketing and communications powerhouse bolsters P4 Group’s service offering across public relations, digital, creative, marketing, communications and stakeholder engagement. "
target: Ruby Communications Pty Ltd
In a world that is dominated by content, brands can only achieve influence by engaging audiences in a more powerful way. Ruby Communications believes in making an impact. The specialists at their company believe in creativity, planning, collaboration and insight-led ideas.
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closed 5/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bignon De Keyser Paris, acquired Eliott & Markus

synopsis: Bignon De Keyser France, a strategy consulting firm dedicated to the legal professions, has acquired Eliott & Markus, specializing in influence and brand consulting for consulting firms. The objective of the operation is to strengthen the synergies between two historic players in the French legal market.
buyer: Bignon De Keyser Paris
Bignon De Keyser is dedicated to helping players in the legal industry achieve lasting success. They do this by helping them to envisage the future, improve their organization. Allowing them thereby to respond to their clients’ needs and to anticipate trends. "
target: Eliott & Markus
From brand enhancement to enhancement of expertise, Eliott & Markus has structured integrated and agile support, at the crossroads of influence and branding. It offers the most complete marketing and communication skills platform on the French market.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gen-G, acquired Gootenberg SAS

synopsis: Gen-G, a communications and public relations consultancy agency founded in 2012 by Laurence Gabriel, acquired the Gootenberg agency. Gootenberg is a new generation PR agency based in France that integrates the practice of social media in a single approach to global communication.
buyer: Gen-G
Based in France and created in 2012 by Laurence Gabriel, Gen-G helps companies of all sizes in the development and the management of their images, especially with the media. The agency gives advice on communication and public relations, developing a strategic and operational approach. "
target: Gootenberg SAS
Gootenberg is a new generation PR agency based in France. Gootenberg integrates the practice of social media in a single approach to global communication. It operates on the B2B and B2C markets on behalf of companies sharing the vision of dialogued communication with stakeholders.
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,171.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,956.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,733.80
Net Income ($mm)
$945.40
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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