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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

M Booth, purchased US Division from Health Unlimited

synopsis: Next15 has acquired US division of Health Unlimited, a leading global health consultancy and communications agency advancing landmark developments in some of the most complex and challenging areas in health. Health Unlimited will be rebranded as M Booth Health and operate as a separate agency reporting to M Booth CEO Dale Bornstein.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: M Booth
M Booth is an agency that is known for award-winning integrated marketing programs that engage stakeholders through digital, social, earned media, and experiential channels. M Booth is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Next Fifteen Communications Group. "
seller parent: Dbay Advisors
seller: Health Unlimited
Health Unlimited US Division, rebranded M Booth Health, is a 25-year-old NY-based global health consultancy and communications agency built by specialists with a legacy of advancing landmark developments in global health and medicine.
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closed 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Selbey Anderson, acquired IGNIFI

synopsis: Selbey Anderson, a creative agency group in the UK, has acquired IGNIFI, an independent creative agency in the UK. IGNIFI creates and implements effective communications for the human and animal healthcare industries. They offer services for creative strategy, branding, digital, design, and more.
buyer: Selbey Anderson
Selbey Anderson is a creative agency group in the UK. Selbey Anderson uses integrated marketing to drive client outcomes across the whole customer experience. The group offers services for public relations, digital marketing, and B2B tech marketing. "
target: IGNIFI
IGNIFI is an independent creative agency in the UK. IGNIFI creates and implements effective communications for the human and animal healthcare industries. They offer services for creative strategy, branding, digital, design, and more.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

AIM Communication Srl, acquired GAS Communication & Partners s.r.l.

synopsis: AIM Communication, part of AIM Group, has acquired the majority stake in Gas Communication, a PR and media relations agency specialising in the health sector. Gas Communication has been offering communication consultancy and highly professional services since 1999.
buyer parent: AIM Group International S.P.A.
buyer: AIM Communication Srl
AIM Communication, part of AIM Group, is the open innovation network dedicated to communication, brand activation and digital technologies. Its network includes agencies Vangogh, Nautes and the Fandango Club. "
target: GAS Communication & Partners s.r.l.
Based in Italy, GAS Communication is a communication and public relations agency specialized in the health sector, which has been offering communication consultancy and highly professional services since 1999.
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closed 9/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Ruder Finn, Inc., acquired jacobstahl

synopsis: Global independent PR agency Ruder Finn announced that it has acquired jacobstahl, a full-service public relations agency specializing in healthcare (Rx and OTC), health and well being, consumer and corporate communications. jacobstahl was founded in 2003.
buyer: Ruder Finn, Inc.
Ruder Finn is one of the largest independent global communications and creative agencies with headquarters in the US and China. It is organized around four strategic pillars that reflect its key areas of leadership: Health & Wellness, Corporate & Public Trust, Global Connectivity, and Life & Style. "
target: jacobstahl
jacobstahl is a full-service agency specializing in healthcare (Rx and OTC), health and well being, consumer and corporate communications. jacobstahl was founded in 2003.
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Overit, acquired Smith & Jones

synopsis: Overit, a full-service marketing company, has acquired Smith & Jones, a full-service healthcare marketing agency. Smith & Jones specializes in branding, integrated service line campaigns, and retention for hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare providers. The agency helps clients to create meaningful healthcare brands and engage patients.
buyer: Overit
Overit is a full-service marketing company. Overit creates and implements integrated traditional and digital campaigns for business of all sizes. They offer a wide range of internet marketing solutions, including content marketing, public relations, social media, SEO, web design and more. "
target: Smith & Jones
Smith & Jones is a full-service healthcare marketing agency. Smith & Jones specializes in branding, integrated service line campaigns, and retention for hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare providers. The agency helps clients to create meaningful healthcare brands and engage patients.
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closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Waterland Private Equity Investments, acquired Integrated Medhealth Communication

synopsis: Dutch firm Waterland Private Equity has bought a significant majority stake in UK-based consultancy Integrated Medhealth Communication (IMC). IMC provides healthcare communication and medical affairs support to over 50 pharmaceutical, biotech, vaccine, device, and diagnostic companies globally.
buyer: Waterland Private Equity Investments
Based in the Netherlands, Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realising their growth ambitions. Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth both organically and through acquisitions. "
target: Integrated Medhealth Communication
Founded in 2006, Integrated Medhealth Communication (IMC) provides healthcare communication and medical affairs support to over 50 pharmaceutical, biotech, vaccine, device, and diagnostic companies globally, including eight of the 20 largest drug companies in the world.
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closed 4/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Envision Pharma Group, acquired 90Ten

synopsis: Global healthcare communications consultancy 90TEN has been acquired by Envision Pharma Group, a global provider of evidence-based communication services and industry-leading technology solutions. The acquisition of 90TEN extends Envision’s footprint in patient engagement and medical communications with its behavioral science methodology.
buyer parent: Ardian
buyer: Envision Pharma Group
Envision Pharma Group is a global technology and scientific communications company serving pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Envision is a leading provider of evidence-based communication services and industry-leading technology solutions through its iEnvision platform. "
target: 90Ten
90TEN is a global healthcare communications consultancy that aims to make people healthier and happier through education and communications. The company provides PR, medical communications, and patient advocacy services that use behavioral science methodologies to maximize brand and health outcomes.
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closed 12/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Open Health merged with Peloton Advantage,

synopsis: Amulet Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, focused exclusively on the healthcare sector, announced that it has acquired OPEN Health, a multi-disciplinary health communications and market access group. Amulet plans to merge OPEN Health with its existing portfolio company, Peloton Advantage.
buyer parent: Amulet Capital Partners LP
buyer: Peloton Advantage
Peloton Advantage, LLC is a medical communications company specializing in strategic publication planning and associated content development for medical education programs. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Open Health
OPEN Health is a multi-disciplinary health communications and market access group, operating within four core business areas: Medical Communications; Patient and Brand Communications; Value, Informatics and Evidence; Consulting and Commercialization.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cello Health Communications, purchased Healthcare Team from Firstlight Public Relations

synopsis: Cello Health Communications has acquired the ten-strong healthcare team at Firstlight Public Relations. Firstlight’s healthcare team, which was established in 2011 by Pat Pearson, will now be called Cello Health Public Relations and is located in central London. Firstlight's healthcare team provides healthcare public relations services.
buyer parent: Cello Health plc
buyer: Cello Health Communications
Cello Health Communications provides the full range of evidence through engagement solutions to biopharma, device, diagnostic and consumer companies through the synergistic blend of their strategic, scientific and creative expertise. "
seller: Firstlight Public Relations
Firstlight’s healthcare team, which was established in 2011 by Pat Pearson, provides healthcare public relations services. Firstlight Public Relations is a UK-based full service public relations agency with extensive experience in corporate, B2B, and healthcare communications.
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closed 6/24/2015 via PR Newswire

Havas Health, acquired Just:: Health Communications

synopsis: Havas Health announced the acquisition of Just:: Health Communications, a leading London agency known for its innovative work and for providing services to global clients in public relations, medical communications, public affairs and digital communications.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health
The Havas Health network has a uniquely unified model offering strategy, promotion, medical education, market access, PR and digital solutions inside each agency asset. "
target: Just:: Health Communications
Just:: is a healthcare agency that is committed to working with ambitious, people who share its desire to ask questions, break new ground and make a positive impact. Just:: prides itself on giving confident, honest advice and creating powerful campaigns that resonate with clients and stakeholders.
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closed 3/3/2015 via GlobeNewswire

A.D.A.M., Inc., acquired Via Media Health

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, announced that it has acquired Via Media Health, one of India's leading health content & communication companies. Via Media Health will be immediately integrated into its A.D.A.M. Health Information Exchange Division.
buyer parent: Ebix, Inc.
buyer: A.D.A.M., Inc. (ADAM:$0.00)
Founded in 1990, A.D.A.M., Animated Dissection of Anatomy for Medicine, has been a worldwide leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to health care organizations, hospitals, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions. "
target: Via Media Health
Via Media Health is a 13 years old communication, consulting, and networking organization focused on innovative health communication solutions in India.
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closed 4/2/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Paul Werth Associates, acquired Generations Sync

synopsis: Paul Werth Associates, an integrated communications firm based in Columbus, Ohio, has acquired Generations Sync, a Chicago-based boutique firm specializing in health care public relations and direct marketing. Generations Sync is immediately changing its name to Paul Werth Associates.
buyer: Paul Werth Associates
Paul Werth Associates is an independent, full-service communications firm that helps grow businesses, launch brands and shape strategies for some of the Midwest's leading organizations. Its competencies include public relations, public affairs, marketing and branding, B2B advertising, and research. "
target: Generations Sync
Generations Sync is a boutique firm specializing in health care public relations and direct marketing. It produces stronger brands and loyal customers by integrating emerging technologies with traditional disciplines such as strategy, promotional education, and direct marketing.
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closed 1/20/2021 via PR Web

mPulse Mobile Inc., acquired The Big Know, Inc.

synopsis: mPulse Mobile has acquired The Big Know, a prominent digital learning company transforming how healthcare educates consumers. The acquisition combines mPulse’s proven ability to reach and engage vital member populations with The Big Know’s learning expertise and rich media health education experiences.
buyer: mPulse Mobile Inc.
mPulse Mobile is the leader in Conversational AI solutions for the healthcare industry and drives improved health outcomes and business efficiencies by engaging individuals with tailored and meaningful dialogue. "
target: The Big Know, Inc.
The Big Know creates health education for the streaming age. Through video courses and podcasts taught by inspiring health experts, the company drives health literacy and member engagement through powerful learning technology.
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announced 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

HMP, will acquire Kestrel Health Information

synopsis: HMP Global, the world's largest healthcare event and education company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kestrel Health Information, a virtual conference producer and content provider for wound care clinicians, academics, and other medical professionals.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a global, multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community. "
target: Kestrel Health Information
Kestrel Health Information is a publisher and inbound marketing agency specializing in the wound care market and medical device marketing. Publishes WoundSource: The Wound Product Sourcebook, and Woundcon.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Tolko Sprosit

synopsis: SeverGroup, a Russian private investment company, has acquired Tolko Sprosit from Doc+, a Russian provider of telemedicine and home doctor services. Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia that provides answers to general health questions. The blog also talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors, and parenting.
buyer: SeverGroup
SeverGroup is a Russian private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target parent: Doc+
target: Tolko Sprosit
Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia. Tolko Sprosit provides answers to general health questions through their About Health section. Their About Hospitals section talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors; and their About Children section talks about parenting.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Medinet Australia, acquired Patient Connector

synopsis: Medinet, a 24/7 GP telehealth consultation app, has acquired Patient Connector, an online platform that directly connects patients with specialist doctors and aims to increase transparency around specialists’ fees and waitlists.
buyer: Medinet Australia
Based in Australia, Medinet is a 24/7 GP telehealth consultation app, that allows patients to obtain clinical advice from a GP; access prescriptions and have medications delivered; access pathology results and directly email their medical certificate to employers; and access specialist referrals. "
target: Patient Connector
Patient Connector is an online platform that directly connects patients with specialist doctors and aims to increase transparency around specialists’ fees and waitlists. Patients can find a specialist doctor at the price, availability and location which best suits them.
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closed 1/15/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Castle Connolly Top Doctors

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. has acquired Castle Connolly, a company that since 1991 has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,425.94)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Since 1991 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
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closed 8/1/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, purchased Consumer Services Division from Vitals, Inc

synopsis: WebMD, an Internet Brands company, announced that it has acquired Vitals Consumer Services Division from MDx Medical, Inc/Vitals, Inc. Vitals Consumer Services Division helps consumers find local healthcare professionals and also have a collection of online patient-to-patient communities that enable daily conversations about medical conditions.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
seller: Vitals, Inc
Vitals Consumer Services Division helps consumers find local healthcare professionals for themselves and their families. They also have a collection of online patient-to-patient communities that enable tens of thousands of daily conversations about hundreds of medical conditions.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, acquired DocInsider GmbH

synopsis: Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft, a company that operates as a publishing house offering yellow pages, technical books, and trade publications, has acquired DocInsider GmbH, a company that operates an online health platform for evaluation of physicians. It develops a portal for patients and has a database of 300,000 physicians.
buyer: Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG operates as a publishing house offering yellow pages, technical books, and trade publications. The company was founded in 1747 and is based in Hanover, Germany. "
target: DocInsider GmbH
DocInsider GmbH operates an online health platform for evaluation of physicians. It develops a portal for patients and has a database of 300,000 physicians and related professionals in Germany. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
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closed 11/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Hubert Burda Media, acquired jameda

synopsis: TOMORROW FOCUS AG has agreed to sell jameda GmbH, which operates a physician ratings portal by the same name, to Burda Digital GmbH. jameda is Germany's biggest physician ratings portal. Over five million patients use the portal every month to find the right physician.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
target parent: Tomorrow Focus AG
target: jameda
jameda is the leading physician rating website in Germany. The website is used by over 5 million patients to search for the right doctor through a database of more than 250,000 medical professionals across Germany.
price ($mm)
$50
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$5
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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

M Booth, purchased US Division from Health Unlimited

synopsis: Next15 has acquired US division of Health Unlimited, a leading global health consultancy and communications agency advancing landmark developments in some of the most complex and challenging areas in health. Health Unlimited will be rebranded as M Booth Health and operate as a separate agency reporting to M Booth CEO Dale Bornstein.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: M Booth
M Booth is an agency that is known for award-winning integrated marketing programs that engage stakeholders through digital, social, earned media, and experiential channels. M Booth is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Next Fifteen Communications Group. "
seller parent: Dbay Advisors
seller: Health Unlimited
Health Unlimited US Division, rebranded M Booth Health, is a 25-year-old NY-based global health consultancy and communications agency built by specialists with a legacy of advancing landmark developments in global health and medicine.
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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

M Booth, purchased US Division from Health Unlimited

synopsis: Next15 has acquired US division of Health Unlimited, a leading global health consultancy and communications agency advancing landmark developments in some of the most complex and challenging areas in health. Health Unlimited will be rebranded as M Booth Health and operate as a separate agency reporting to M Booth CEO Dale Bornstein.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: M Booth
M Booth is an agency that is known for award-winning integrated marketing programs that engage stakeholders through digital, social, earned media, and experiential channels. M Booth is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Next Fifteen Communications Group. "
seller parent: Dbay Advisors
seller: Health Unlimited
Health Unlimited US Division, rebranded M Booth Health, is a 25-year-old NY-based global health consultancy and communications agency built by specialists with a legacy of advancing landmark developments in global health and medicine.
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$28
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closed 8/4/2009 via BusinessWire

Next Fifteen Communications Group plc, acquired M Booth & Associates

synopsis: Next Fifteen announced that it has acquired New York based M Booth & Associates, a leading consumer PR consultancy in North America. M Booth is the next step in Next Fifteen's strategy to build a global consumer agency.
buyer: Next Fifteen Communications Group plc (AIM:NFC:$444.63)
Next Fifteen Communications Group plc is the holding company for a group of worldwide PR agencies. It owns four independent subsidiary PR agencies, two research businesses, and a minority investment in a policy communications business with a combined presence of 38 offices in 18 countries. "
target: M Booth & Associates
M Booth & Associates is the communications agency of choice that champions power brands. Its clients rely on the agency for brand insight and for its creative brand-building programs that match business strategy.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jargon PR LLP, acquired Vantage Public Relations

synopsis: Small international PR agency, Jargon PR, has announced that it has acquired Vantage Public Relations (Vantage Marketing), a PR firm specialising in the B2B commercial and industrial market. Clients acquired from Vantage Marketing include Biral, DHD Cooling, Ecolighting and Wunda Group.
buyer: Jargon PR LLP
JARGON PR is an award winning agency that helps corporate and technology companies grow brand awareness, communicate key messages and drive sales. Established in 2009, the agency continues to evolve and today supports high growth, ambitious businesses with robust B2B media relations campaigns. "
target: Vantage Public Relations
Vantage Public Relations is a PR firm specialising in the B2B commercial and industrial market. Clients acquired from Vantage Marketing include Biral, DHD Cooling, Ecolighting and Wunda Group.
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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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closed 1/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Armitage Communications merged with Napier,

synopsis: Armitage Communications, supplying PR and Marketing services to companies in the engineering, telecommunications, utilities and construction sectors has announced it has merged with Napier. Napier provides solutions and campaign strategy designs to increase awareness and generate leads for opportunities.
buyer: Napier
Napier provides solutions to increase the speed prospects travel through the clients funnel, generating opportunities. They provide campaign strategy design-in speed to their campaigns, building campaigns that focus on tactics such as increasing awareness or generating leads for opportunities. "
target: Armitage Communications
Armitage Communications has been supplying PR/marketing services to FTSE250 and Blue Chip companies in B2B sectors, including engineering, telecommunications, utilities, and construction. Their full service offerings mean clients won't be confusing messages with multiple agencies.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Publitek Limited, acquired Technical Associates Group

synopsis: Publitek has acquired UK headquartered Technical Associates Group (TAG). TAG offers a similar specialist range of technical, B2B, integrated marketing communications services to those of Publitek plus an in-house graphic design capability.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Publitek Limited
Publitek is a B2B tech marketing agency working with over 120 clients around the world, many in highly technical markets. They deliver integrated marketing and PR campaigns based on well-crafted strategies, expert creative content, and cost-effective delivery using the best mix of channels. "
target: Technical Associates Group
Founded in 1983 Technical Associates Group (TAG) is a specialist communications agency offering a full spectrum of marketing, creative and public relations services. They are part of a global network with offices in London, Hamburg and Singapore and partner agencies in the US, China and Turkey.
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closed 4/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inform Media merged with Empica,

synopsis: Empica, with its roots going back to 1989, has merged with Inform Media, with Inform’s Neil Fraser joining Empica to head up its business to business offering. Inform Media is a UK-based PR firm serving primarily business to business clients.
buyer: Empica
Empica has one of the UK’s most experienced teams of public relations professionals. As the only South West PR agency with a head office in Bristol and satellite office in London, Empica has been producing high quality PR results for clients for over 25 years. "
target: Inform Media
Inform Media is a UK-based PR firm serving primarily business to business clients. Inform Media was founded by Neil Fraser, who is an experienced journalist and PR professional.
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closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

MERIT Marketing, Inc., acquired LT Public Relations

synopsis: Merit Marketing has acquired LT Public Relations. LT Public Relations (LTPR) is a public relations firm specializing in the financial, legal and other highly regulated industries. LTPR collaborates with client marketing partners to develop and execute ongoing communications to executives, staff, customers, members, media and the public.
buyer: MERIT Marketing, Inc.
Merit Marketing, Inc. is the global leader in market invention. The company combines research and strategy with technology, customer experience, communications and creativity to invent markets and transform industries. "
target: LT Public Relations
LT Public Relations (LTPR) is a public relations firm specializing in the financial, legal and other highly regulated industries. LTPR collaborates with client marketing partners to develop and execute ongoing communications to executives, staff, customers, members, media and the public.
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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 1/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Levick Strategic Communications, acquired Chase Communications

synopsis: LEVICK, one of the world's leading independent strategic communications, public affairs, and business advisory consulting firms, announced the acquisition of Chase Communications, a public relations and marketing communications firm co-headquartered in San Francisco and Washington, D.C.
buyer: Levick Strategic Communications
LEVICK is one of the world's leading independent strategic communications consulting firms - an industry leader in the areas of risk and crisis management, litigation, business intelligence, public affairs, and corporate and real estate communications. "
target: Chase Communications
Chase Communications is a public relations & marketing communications firm. In addition to its footprint in crisis, corporate, & public affairs, Chase Communications has a strong portfolio and expertise across several disciplines, including healthcare, real estate development, and public affairs.
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closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haig Public Relations Limited merged with The Content Market,

synopsis: Harrogate-based content agency The Content Market has merged with Haig PR, a specialist B2B marketing and communications consultancy with expertise in online and traditional PR, content marketing, crisis management, social media and marketing strategy. Haig PR was founded by Jenni Moulson, one of the directors of The Content Market.
buyer: The Content Market
The Content Market is a digital content agency providing high quality journalistic content for businesses and agencies. Run by journalists, The Content Market understands exactly how to use words and headlines to grab an audience's attention. "
target: Haig Public Relations Limited
Haig is a specialist B2B marketing and communications consultancy with expertise in online and traditional PR, content marketing, crisis management, social media and marketing strategy. They operate a multi-channel approach to PR and marketing and pride themselves in providing high quality content.
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closed 9/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

HB Agency merged with Eric Mower & Associates,

synopsis: Newton firm HB Agency has merged with Eric Mower + Associates of Syracuse, N.Y. HB Agency's primary focus has been on the business-to-business side of marketing. Its client list includes Greentown Labs, EMC Corp., Airxchange, and Harvard University.
buyer: Eric Mower & Associates
Eric Mower + Associates (EMA) is an integrated marketing communications agency with specialized expertise in business-to-business marketing, public relations and public affairs, consumer advertising, brand promotion and digital/direct/relationship marketing. "
target: HB Agency
HB Agency is an integrated marketing and public reations firm. HB's public relations and creative services have earned national recognition through Bell Ringer Awards from the Publicity Club of New England, Telly Awards, Communitas Awards and a Summit Marketing Effectiveness SIA Award.
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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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announced 1/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AMF Media Group, will acquire Connext Services

synopsis: AMF Media Group, an award-winning, full-service marketing agency, will acquire Connext, a full spectrum of marketing and communications professionals with consulting expertise in strategic marketing, executive/employee communications, demand generation, social media, content marketing, public relations and more.
buyer: AMF Media Group
AMF Media Group is a full-service agency that delivers a comprehensive and clear approach on brand strategy and marketing, public relations, crisis communications, internal communications, multimedia production, web design and development, event planning and management. "
target: Connext Services
Connext provides a full spectrum of marketing and communications professionals with consulting expertise in strategic marketing, executive/employee communications, demand generation, social media, content marketing, public relations and more.
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closed 7/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Seven Letter, acquired O’Neill and Associates

synopsis: O’Neill and Associates, New England’s leading public affairs and communications firm, is to combine with Seven Letter, a full-service strategic communications firm with specialties in crisis communications, creative content development, brand and reputation management, public affairs and digital strategy.
buyer: Seven Letter
Seven Letter is a full-service strategic communications firm with specialties in crisis communications, creative content development, brand and reputation management, public affairs and digital strategy. "
target: O’Neill and Associates
O’Neill and Associates is New England’s leading public affairs and communications firm that has served as the agency of choice for private and public sector companies and organizations across the United States.
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Lambert & Co., acquired Casteel Schoenborn

synopsis: Lambert & Co., a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm, has acquired Casteel Schoenborn, a provider of investor relations and corporate communications services. Casteel Schoenborn helps public and private enterprises implement ongoing IR and financial PR programs to ensure full and fair valuation of their shares.
buyer: Lambert & Co.
Lambert & Co. is a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm. Lambert helps clients across the globe to build brand awareness, drive sales and scale business. Their portfolio of clients spans a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, food, education and more. "
target: Casteel Schoenborn
Casteel Schoenborn is a provider of investor relations and corporate communications services. Casteel Schoenborn helps public and private enterprises implement ongoing IR and financial PR programs to ensure full and fair valuation of their shares while enhancing or protecting their reputations.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

AVENIR GLOBAL, acquired Hanover Group

synopsis: AVENIR GLOBAL, a Montreal-based holding and management company of public relations and communications firms, has acquired Hanover, an award-winning communications consultancy in the UK that advises enterprises, institutions, and individuals on building recognition and enhancing reputation.
buyer parent: RES PUBLICA Consulting Group Inc.
buyer: AVENIR GLOBAL
AVENIR GLOBAL is a Montreal-based holding and management company of public relations and communication firms. Their network includes healthcare specialists AXON communications and Mandano, a strategic communications consultant. It is the 26th most important public relations firm in the world. "
target: Hanover Group
Based in the UK, Hanover is an award-winning communications consultancy that advises enterprises, institutions, and individuals on building recognition and enhancing reputation. They adopt an integrated approach that connects the dots across channels, audiences and issues.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nowagruppen, acquired Comvision

synopsis: Nowagruppen, a group of companies specializing in PR, media consulting, graphic design, branding and more, is acquiring Comvision, a reputable communications company that develops and strengthens brands through strategic communication, media relations and education. Both companies are based in Sweden.
buyer: Nowagruppen
Nowagruppen is a group of companies specializing in PR, media consulting, graphic design, branding, web design, social media, original production, interior design, lighting and sound, crisis communication, media training, market analysis and much more. They are based in Sweden. "
target: Comvision
Comvision is a reputable communications company that develops and strengthens brands through strategic communication, media relations and education. They are based in Sweden.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

DRP UK Limited, acquired HMX Corporate Communication Ltd

synopsis: drp, a creative communications agency, has acquired HMX Corporate Communication Ltd, a UK-based communications agency that specializes in producing effective and engaging video programmes, interactive media, and live events for businesses. HMX provides their services to leading professional services firms and high tech businesses.
buyer: DRP UK Limited
DRP UK Limited operates as a communication agency. They are one of the longest established, trusted and uniquely integrated communication and production specialists, famous for making anything possible as they connect people, build brands and help grow organisations worldwide. "
target: HMX Corporate Communication Ltd
HMX Corporate Communication is a UK-based communications agency that specializes in producing effective and engaging video programmes, interactive media, and live events for businesses. HMX provides their services to leading professional services firms and high tech businesses.
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closed 11/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Comprend, acquired Excite Communications Limited

synopsis: Comprend announced the acquisition of Excite Communications, one of the UK's top digital corporate communications agencies. Excite Communications helps organisations achieve their business objectives through compelling digital communication.
buyer parent: Hallvarsson & Halvarsson Group
buyer: Comprend
Comprend combines knowledge and thought leadership in corporate communications with extensive digital expertise. They offer digital solutions in investor relations, media, CSR, employer branding, internal communications and social media to Swedish and international customers. "
target: Excite Communications Limited
Excite Communications helps organisations achieve their business objectives through compelling digital communication. They are experts in digital corporate communications. Excite Communications establishes digital platforms and touch points that deliver performance from day one.
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closed 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

PLMR, acquired Snapdragon Consulting

synopsis: Political Lobbying and Media Relations (PLMR), a Westminster and Edinburgh-based integrated communications agency, has acquired Snapdragon Consulting. Snapdragon's services include public relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement, community consultation, corporate communications, and business development.
buyer: PLMR
Political Lobbying and Media Relations (PLMR) is a Westminster and Edinburgh-based integrated communications agency. They draw on the experience of former MPs and candidates and advisers to help clients navigate the parliamentary process and ensure their message resonates and their campaign wins. "
target: Snapdragon Consulting
Snapdragon Consulting was founded in 2010 and is a specialist communications agency, based in London and Cambridge. Their services include public relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement, community consultation, corporate communications, and business development.
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closed 5/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Teneo Holdings, acquired Ryan Communication

synopsis: Teneo Holdings announced the acquisition of Ryan Communication, a leading strategic communications firm with operations in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. Ryan Communication has emerged as one of Asia's leading strategic communications consultancies and advises some of the largest global companies across a range of business critical issues.
buyer: Teneo Holdings
Teneo is a global advisory firm that works exclusively with the CEO's and leaders of the world's largest and most complex companies providing strategic counsel across their full panoply of key objectives and issues. "
target: Ryan Communication
Ryan Communication is a strategic communications firm with operations in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. Ryan Communication has emerged as one of Asia's leading strategic communications consultancies and advises some of the largest global companies across a range of business critical issues.
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