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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

TOH PR merged with PRCO Group,

synopsis: PRCO, one of the world’s largest privately-owned communications firm, announced that TOH has joined the Group. TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
buyer: PRCO Group
Headquartered in the UK, PRCO Group is a global communications group and one of the world's largest privately-owned communications firms specializing in the travel, real estate and luxury lifestyle sectors, with eight offices worldwide. "
target: TOH PR
TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Barrington Media Group, acquired Blackbird Garage

synopsis: Barrington Media Group, a portfolio company of Fort Point Capital, has acquired Blackbird Garage, a performance digital growth agency based in Chicago, Illinois that specializes in direct response advertising primarily for retail and ecommerce brands. They specialize in profitable customer acquisition for brands, e-commerce, and CPG.
buyer parent: Fort Point Capital
buyer: Barrington Media Group
Located in Shelton, Connecticut, Barrington Media Group (BMG) is a technology-enabled marketing services business that focuses on direct response advertisements in traditional media channels, including television, audio and direct mail. "
target: Blackbird Garage
Blackbird Garage is a performance digital growth agency based in Chicago, Illinois that specializes in direct response advertising primarily for retail and ecommerce brands. They specialize in profitable customer acquisition for brands, e-commerce, and CPG.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mediaset España, acquired BE A LION

synopsis: Mediaset España, a Spanish television network and media production company, has acquired BE A LION, a Spanish production company that specializes in communication solutions. BE A LION produces videos and original content that help brands to better connect with their audience in a social media environment.
buyer parent: FinInvest SpA
buyer: Mediaset España (BME:TL5:$964.22)
Mediaset España is a Spanish television network and media production company. Mediaset España is the main content producer in Spain and has the most watched channels. Their channels include Telecino, Cuatro, Divinity, and more. The company also produces feature films. "
target: BE A LION
BE A LION is a Spanish production company that specializes in communication solutions. BE A LION produces videos and original content that help brands to better connect with their audience in a social media environment. Their productions include Pipol, Decora con Mimo, Conversexions and more.
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closed 9/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Havas, acquired Camp + King

synopsis: Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups, announced it has acquired a majority stake in Camp + King, an award-winning independent creative agency that combines brand storytelling with expertise in digital, social and content development.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Havas has a fully integrated model through its Havas Villages around the world. In these Villages, creative, media and healthcare & wellness teams work together, ensuring agility and seamless experiences for clients. "
target: Camp + King
Camp + King is an advertising agency with offices in San Francisco and Chicago. Founded in 2011, they combine brand storytelling with expertise in digital, social and content development.
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closed 9/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Dynata, acquired CrowdLab Limited

synopsis: Dynata has acquired UK-based CrowdLab, an innovative digital ethnography solution for capturing in-the-moment consumer opinions, attitudes, and trends in a multiple award-winning digital platform. The acquisition will expand Dynata's qualitative research capabilities within its Dynata Insights Platform.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the world's largest first-party data and insights platform. With a reach of over 62 million consumers and business professionals globally, and an extensive library of individual profile attributes collected through surveys, Dynata is the cornerstone for precise, trustworthy quality data. "
target: CrowdLab Limited
UK-based CrowdLab is a digital ethnography solution for capturing in-the-moment consumer opinions, attitudes, and trends. CrowdLab helps brands understand how customers experience life, brands, products and services, sharing instantaneous contextualized insights through an engaging digital platform.
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announced 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

WebStrategies Inc., will acquire WebStrategies Inc.

synopsis: The ownership of WebStrategies Inc., Midlothian-based digital marketing agency, is transitioning over to its CEO. The agreement between CEO Chris Leone and the company’s founder, Neal Lappe, will transfer full ownership to Leone. WebStrategies uses metrics and web analytics data as the foundation for optimizing marketing programs.
buyer: WebStrategies Inc.
Chris Leone is the CEO of WebStrategies. Leone, a 2003 graduate of Midlothian High School, began as an entry-level employee with WebStrategies in 2008. "
target: WebStrategies Inc.
Based in Midlothian, Virginia, WebStrategies is in business to create raving fans. As a marketing firm specializing in generating online leads and sales, WebStrategies uses metrics and web analytics data as the foundation for optimizing marketing programs and maximizing return on marketing investmen
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closed 9/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paprika Global Pte Ltd merged with Huntington Communications,

synopsis: Public relations agency Huntington Communications and creative agency Paprika Global have merged to form Distilleri, an independent strategic communications consultancy. Both agencies are uniting to form a stronger suite of communication solutions as the marketing and media landscapes are becoming more fragmented.
buyer: Huntington Communications
Huntington Communications is a public relations and crisis communications agency that works with global leaders as well as Singapore-based companies to manage reputation and shape opinions. They also specialize in event management, digital and social strategy, branding, media relations and more. "
target: Paprika Global Pte Ltd
Paprika is a fully integrated communications agency established since 2000. They provide a full suite of offerings spanning the following– Strategy, Creative, Digital, Social Networking, Relationship Management and Media Services.
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closed 9/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

LCR Capital Partners, acquired Altacircle LLC

synopsis: LCR Capital Partners, a global private investment and advisory services firm focused on U.S. immigration and investment, is excited to announce that it has agreed to acquire Altacircle LLC, a digital marketing consultancy that has a deep expertise in advertising technology and lead generation.
buyer: LCR Capital Partners
LCR Capital Partners is a global private investment and advisory services firm that is the ideal partner for families interested in U.S. immigration and investment. Founded in 2012, LCR is led by classmates who met at Harvard Business School and worked together at McKinsey & Company. "
target: Altacircle LLC
Altacircle is a digital marketing consultancy focused on lead generation and innovation. It was founded in 2018 by John Baker who was previously Chief Marketing Officer of Mirum, a global digital agency he helped to create inside J Walter Thompson and WPP.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Real Agency Group, acquired Real Agency Group

synopsis: The management of Real Agency Group (RAG) has acquired the company from Bonnier Ventures, the venture arm of media group Bonnier. RAG is a Nordic network of best in class communication agencies. RAG offers a wide range of digital communication services that help their clients to reach, catch and convert audiences.
buyer: Real Agency Group
Real Agency Group (RAG) is a Nordic network of best in class communication agencies. RAG offers a wide range of digital communication services that help their clients to reach, catch and convert audiences. Their family of agencies include Spoon, The Domain Was Taken, Oh My and more. "
target parent: Bonnier AB
target: Real Agency Group
Real Agency Group (RAG) is a Nordic network of best in class communication agencies. RAG offers a wide range of digital communication services that help their clients to reach, catch and convert audiences. Their family of agencies include Spoon, The Domain Was Taken, Oh My and more.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bastion Elevate LLC, acquired Huntington Pacific Media

synopsis: Independent Australian agency Bastion Collective has grown during COVID-19 by acquiring a US agency to expand its operations in the region. Huntington Pacific Media will merge into Bastion’s US PR and social agency, Bastion Elevate. Huntington Pacific Media is an award winning social media marketing agency.
buyer parent: Bastion Collective
buyer: Bastion Elevate LLC
Bastion Elevate is a part of Bastion Collective, the largest independent communications agency in Australia, with locations in Newport Beach, Los Angeles, New York, & London. Bastion Elevate is a US PR and social agency. "
target: Huntington Pacific Media
Huntington Pacific Media is an award winning social media marketing agency. They are one of Orange County’s top marketing agencies, focusing on digital advertising, social media marketing, and content production.
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closed 9/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

SpectrumOne AB, acquired Trigger Company

synopsis: SpectrumOne, a leading technology company based in Sweden, has acquired The Trigger Company AB, a digital marketing agency in Sweden. Trigger Company specializes in programmatic advertising, social media and conversion optimization. They help their clients to maximize the results of their online marketing and convert their visitors into customers.
buyer: SpectrumOne AB (OM:SPEONE:$1.15)
SpectrumOne is a Sweden-based technology company delivering an advanced Data Management, Analytics & Communications platform suite. SpectrumOne's SaaS solution provides clients with easy access to data insight and visualization coupled with powerful search, segmentation, and mapping features. "
target: Trigger Company
Trigger Company is a digital marketing agency in Sweden. Trigger Company specializes in programmatic advertising, social media and conversion optimization. They help their clients to maximize the results of their online marketing and convert their visitors into customers.
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closed 8/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Schafer Condon Carter, Inc., acquired TimeZoneOne

synopsis: Schafer Condon Carter (SCC) has acquired 100 percent of the operations of TimeZoneOne (TZO), a multi-faceted PR and digital agency. The acquisition marks another step forward in SCC's growth journey to better serve its clients through data-driven human insights paired with inventive creativity.
buyer: Schafer Condon Carter, Inc.
SCC is a digitally driven, full-service creative agency that builds brands and businesses through data-driven human insights and powerful brand ideas. SCC works with Kellogg's, Danone, the Chicago Cubs, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Casey's General Stores, and First Midwest Bank, among others. "
target: TimeZoneOne
TimeZoneOne integrates brand building, public relations, website development, digital marketing, social media management, content creation, and experiential activations. This integrated approach delivers more effective communications, stronger results, and better ROI.
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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 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Oxygen Public Relations srl, acquired Frank Group

synopsis: Oxygen, an integrated communications agency in Romania, has acquired Frank Group, an independent digital advertising agency in Romania. Frank provides a wide range of communication solutions to help their clients forge sustainable and meaningful relationships with their customers. Their services include social media, web design and app development.
buyer: Oxygen Public Relations srl
Oxygen is an integrated communications agency in Romania that aims to help brands and businesses grow sustainably. Oxygen delivers business and communication solutions to help their clients achieve their goals. Their services include public relations, branding, social media and consumer engagement. "
target: Frank Group
Frank Group is an independent digital advertising agency in Romania. Frank provides a wide range of communication solutions to help their clients forge sustainable and meaningful relationships with their customers. Their services include social media, web design and app development.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

CircleSquare, acquired Comtogether

synopsis: CircleSquare, a UK-based marketing company, has acquired comtogether, a Swiss digital marketing agency. CircleSquare will combine comtogether's expertise in data analysis and media planning with its 20 years of travel retail shopper experience to offer a stronger end-to-end proposition.
buyer: CircleSquare
UK-based CircleSquare are award-winning design and build experts capable of delivering retail solutions on a global scale. Working with some of the leading luxury companies in the world, CircleSquare creates retail displays, promotions, and environments that stand out. "
target: Comtogether
comtogether is a Swiss digital marketing agency. Its primary focus is on data-driven digital marketing, producing campaigns— including media planning and buying—and bespoke automations, with measurable and repeatable results.
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closed 8/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Enigma Communication, acquired Disciple Pty Ltd

synopsis: Enigma Communication, one of Australia’s largest independent agencies, has acquired Disciple, an Australian creative agency that delivers advertising, content, digital solutions and strategic ideas to transform brands. Disciple solves complex business problems by creating work that builds brand relationships and sticks in people's heads.
buyer: Enigma Communication
Enigma Communication is a full service creative and media agency in Australia. Enigma provides creative ideas that help put their client's business ahead of the crowd. Their four areas of specialty include advertising, media, public relations, and branding. "
target: Disciple Pty Ltd
Disciple is an Australian creative agency that delivers advertising, content, digital solutions and strategic ideas to transform brands. Disciple solves complex business problems by creating work that cuts through clutter, builds brand relationships and sticks in people's heads.
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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 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

RyanCap, acquired JBZ Digital

synopsis: Simon Ryan's independent agency group RyanCap has acquired JBZ Digital, a digital agency which will be merged immediately into the company's media specialist arm RyvalMedia. Australia-based JBZ Digital is an independently owned digital agency focused on delivering high impact marketing solutions.
buyer: RyanCap
RyanCap is a digital first advertising and marketing communications company established by former Dentsu Aegis Network Australia and New Zealand boss Simon Ryan in June 2020. RyanCap's existing media arm, RyvalMedia, is a digital first marketing and media specialist. "
target: JBZ Digital
JBZ Digital is an independently owned digital agency focused on delivering high impact marketing solutions. Founded in 2018 by Marcus Betschel, Paul Grainger and Jonathan Henshaw, JBZ Digital’s services include digital strategy and planning, performance media, social, ecommerce and analytics.
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announced 7/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Digital Echidna will be merged with Northern Commerce,

synopsis: Canadian web design and digital agency Digital Echidna will merge with Ontario-based Northern Commerce. The two firms offer distinct capabilities and services which have delivered scalable growth and award-winning digital performance for some of North America’s most recognized organizations in retail, healthcare, and education.
buyer: Northern Commerce
Ontario-based Northern Commerce is a full-service digital agency that specializes in building high-performance omni-channel retail experiences. Using a data-driven approach, Northern creates immersive digital experiences that guide consumers through their purchase journey. "
target: Digital Echidna
Canada-based Digital Echidna is a web design and digital agency that focuses on developing digital experiences and large-scale websites on the Drupal content management system. It has a strong presence in the educational, health, government, and public sector markets.
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announced 7/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

JP Digital will be merged with NerdBrand,

synopsis: NerdBrand, a branding, web design and advertising agency, has entered a definitive merger agreement with fellow Louisville marketing agency, JP Digital, which specializes in digital marketing, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and more.
buyer: NerdBrand
NerdBrand is a branding agency based out of Louisville, KY that specializes in brand identity and strategy. They also offer web design, content development and SEO services, as well as digital marketing and advertising services. "
target: JP Digital
JP Digital is a digital marketing agency based in Louisville, KY. They specialize in digital marketing, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and more.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

TOH PR merged with PRCO Group,

synopsis: PRCO, one of the world’s largest privately-owned communications firm, announced that TOH has joined the Group. TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
buyer: PRCO Group
Headquartered in the UK, PRCO Group is a global communications group and one of the world's largest privately-owned communications firms specializing in the travel, real estate and luxury lifestyle sectors, with eight offices worldwide. "
target: TOH PR
TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

TOH PR merged with PRCO Group,

synopsis: PRCO, one of the world’s largest privately-owned communications firm, announced that TOH has joined the Group. TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
buyer: PRCO Group
Headquartered in the UK, PRCO Group is a global communications group and one of the world's largest privately-owned communications firms specializing in the travel, real estate and luxury lifestyle sectors, with eight offices worldwide. "
target: TOH PR
TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Web

Ellipses merged with af&co.,

synopsis: Ellipses has merged with af&co., an innovative lifestyle marketing and media relations firm. Ellipses is an integrated communications agency with a passion for exquisite food, beverage and travel. Ellipses' PR and social media experts deliver highly personalized plans to their clients to help them deliver the right message at the right time.
buyer: af&co.
af&co. is an innovative lifestyle marketing and media relations firm. af&co. provides a unique blend of expertise in marketing, public relations and creative services. The firm has developed and launched concepts for over 100 restaurants and hotels. "
target: Ellipses
Ellipses is an integrated communications agency with a passion for exquisite food, beverage and travel. Ellipses' PR and social media experts deliver highly personalized plans to their clients to help them deliver the right message at the right time on the right platform.
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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 10/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

W Communications, acquired Lotus UK Integrated Communications

synopsis: W Communications has taken a 51 per cent stake in UK-based travel and tourism PR specialist. LOTUS, which employs 20 people, will keep its name and remain at its current office near London Bridge. LOTUS is an award winning PR, marketing and representation business with clients crossing travel and food sectors.
buyer: W Communications
W Communications was founded in 2009 and has become one of the UK’s fastest-growing creative companies. Working across the full spectrum of earned media, social and digital, they represent global brands, market-leading innovators and dynamic start-ups. "
target: Lotus UK Integrated Communications
LOTUS is an award winning PR, marketing and representation business with clients crossing travel and food sectors. Client portfolio includes national and regional governments, tour operators, hotels, airlines and transport companies.
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closed 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

IMRE, acquired JMPR Public Relations

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

MMGY Global, Inc, acquired Grifco PR

synopsis: Travel and hospitality marketing firm MMGY Global has acquired Grifco PR and its sister agency, Ophir PR. Grifco PR and Ophir PR are public relations firms in the the travel and hospitality industry, as well as the lifestyle industry.
buyer: MMGY Global, Inc
MMGY Global is an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. They help travel companies grow revenue by motivating their customers. "
target: Grifco PR
Based in the UK, Grifco is a leading public relations firm specializing in international luxury travel and lifestyle. They provide a professional media relations and media strategy service. Ophir PR is a boutique PR, communications and media relations agency in hotel, travel and tourism.
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closed 3/8/2018 via Company Press Release

MMGY Global, Inc, acquired Hills Balfour

synopsis: MMGY Global has announced that they have acquired Hills Balfour, Europe and Dubai’s leading public relations and marketing communications agency specializing in travel and tourism. The firm, founded 20 years ago by recognized industry leader Amanda Hills, has expertise in public relations, representation and marketing.
buyer: MMGY Global, Inc
MMGY Global is an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. They help travel companies grow revenue by motivating their customers. "
target: Hills Balfour
Hills Balfour is Europe and Dubai’s leading public relations and marketing communications agency specializing in travel and tourism. The firm, founded 20 years ago by recognized industry leader Amanda Hills, has expertise in public relations.
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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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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired Leverage PR

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advisers, a leading strategic marketing and public relations firm, announced the acquisition of Leverage PR, an Austin, Texas-based marketing and public relations firm specializing in the financial services, real estate and technology sectors.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: Leverage PR
Leverage PR is a full-service marketing and public relations firm delivering strategic planning, media relations and communications services within the financial services, technology, and real estate sectors. Their team possesses a deep understanding of opportunities & challenges facing innovators.
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closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

MMGY Global, Inc, acquired Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations, Inc.

synopsis: Travel and hospitality marketing firm MMGY Global has acquired travel PR agency Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations (NJFPR). Founded in 1987, NJFPR is a full-service boutique agency based in New York, with offices in LA and Boston.
buyer: MMGY Global, Inc
MMGY Global is an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. They help travel companies grow revenue by motivating their customers. "
target: Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations, Inc.
Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations (NJFPR) is an award-winning travel PR firm. As a full-service boutique agency, NJFPR has been providing personal service and proven, cost-effective results for their clients since 1987. NJFPR is headquartered in New York, with offices in LA and Boston.
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closed 4/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

The CHR Group, acquired Zlokower Company

synopsis: The CHR Group, a New York-based integrated marketing services holding company, has acquired Zlokower Company, a New York-based media relations firm with a strong concentration in real estate andother professional services including finance, insurance, healthcare, law and technology.
buyer: The CHR Group
The CHR Group, headquartered in New York, is an independent and global marketing services holding company. CHR's portfolio includes marketing disciplines ranging from advertising, public relations, digital/social, branding, content, experiential/events, data analytics, and media buying/planning. "
target: Zlokower Company
Established in 1983, Zlokower Company focuses on real estate and other professional services, and has additional capabilities in corporate, consumer, non-profit public relations and book publicity.
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

DS.Emotion, acquired Iworx PR Limited

synopsis: The Manchester-based specialist property PR agency founded by Victoria Russell iworx has been sold to Leeds creative agency DS Emotion, an award winning full service creative and strategic agency with offices in Leeds, London and Manchester.
buyer: DS.Emotion
DS.Emotion is an award winning full service creative and strategic agency with offices in Leeds, London and Manchester. They focus on delivering solutions that add value. "
target: Iworx PR Limited
Iworx PR Limited offers property public relations agency services. The company was founded in 2002 by Victoria Russell and is based in Manchester, United Kingdom.
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closed 6/26/2019 via PR Newswire

The Fifteen Group Inc., acquired Fervid Communications Inc.

synopsis: One of North America's top restaurant consulting companies, The Fifteen Group Inc., has officially acquired Fervid Communications Inc. Fervid has grown to become one of Canada's top boutique hospitality-focused marketing agencies.
buyer: The Fifteen Group Inc.
The Fifteen Group Inc. has grown to become one of North America's most established restaurant consulting companies. With offices in Toronto and Vancouver, the company strategically works with restaurant stakeholders to increase bottom-line profitability in an extremely challenging industry. "
target: Fervid Communications Inc.
Headquartered in Toronto, Fervid Communications is a full-service marketing agency that specializes in the restaurant and tourism sectors. They take time to understand what their client’s brand is in order to effectively fulfill their marketing needs.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Dolphin Entertainment, acquired The Door

synopsis: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., a publicly-traded independent producer of premium feature films and digital content, announced a major expansion of its marketing capabilities and footprint through its acquisition of The Door, a leading lifestyle and hospitality public relations, creative branding, and marketing services agency.
buyer: Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN:$24.23)
Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and premium content development company. They produce original feature films and digital programming primarily aimed at family and young adult markets. "
target: The Door
The Door is a creative relations agency constructed as "an idea house," with a focus on building important, viable brands through diverse initiatives. The Door represents a wide range of clients—including food and beverage, personalities, hospitality brands, and entertainment/media entities.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

William Murray Communications Limited, acquired William Murray Communications Limited

synopsis: William Murray Communications, the specialist food, drink and hospitality PR agency, has undergone a management buyout led by CEO Anita Murray. William Murray is based in Croydon, UK, and its clients include Unilever Food Solutions, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland, Quorn, The Ascott Limited and BRITA.
buyer: William Murray Communications Limited
William Murray is an award-winning PR & communications agency for foodservice and hospitality brands. William Murray was founded in 1987 and are proud to still have clients since the day they opened. "
target: William Murray Communications Limited
William Murray is an award-winning PR & communications agency for foodservice and hospitality brands. William Murray was founded in 1987 and are proud to still have clients since the day they opened.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Wagstaff Worldwide, acquired Rivera Public Relations

synopsis: Wagstaff Worldwide announces the immediate acquisition of hospitality PR firm, Rivera Public Relations. The company, founded by brothers Jared and Steve Rivera, has represented hundreds of lifestyle, consumer products, and hospitality clients such as Dom Perignon, Park Tavern, Beretta, Saison, and more since 2005.
buyer: Wagstaff Worldwide
Wagstaff Worldwide is a full‐service public relations firm that specializes in working with clients in all areas of the hospitality industry—from restaurants and food products to travel and tourism destinations, as well as premium wines and spirits. "
target: Rivera Public Relations
Rivera Public Relations is a hospitality public relations firm. It has represented hundreds of lifestyle, consumer products, and hospitality clients such as Dom Perignon, Park Tavern, Beretta, Saison, and more since 2005.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/2/2012 via Market Wire

CSG-PR, acquired Kruzic Communications & McCullough Marketing

synopsis: Kruzic Communications, Inc. and McCullough Marketing have joined forces with Communications Strategy Group (CSG|PR), one of Denver's largest Influencer Relations firms, to create a tourism and hospitality powerhouse. Kruzic and McCullough are boutique Public Relations firms specializing in the areas of hospitality and tourism.
buyer: CSG-PR
Communications Strategy Group is an influencer relations agency serving clients nationally in financial services, education, health & wellness, tourism & hospitality, corporate training & talent management and consumer products on a mission. "
target: Kruzic Communications & McCullough Marketing
Kruzic Communications and McCullough Marketing are boutique Public Relations firms specializing in the areas of hospitality and tourism. Its small-agency approach offers personalized senior level assistance in all vital media and public relations areas.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Dani Lombard Public Relations (DLPR) has merged with Soda Communications, a boutique PR consultancy in Australia. DLPR is an Australian boutique PR agency that specialises in consumer lifestyle brands. DLPR delivers premium and personalised PR services for consumer lifestyle brands across fashion, beauty, health & fitness, eco-living and more.
buyer: Soda Communications Pty Ltd
Soda Communications is a boutique PR consultancy in Australia. Soda Communications provides integrated solutions that helps craft conversations and influence the influencers. Their services include strategy development, media relations, issues management, digital PR, brand activation and more. "
target: Dani Lombard Public Relations Pty Limited
Dani Lombard Public Relations (DLPR) is an Australian boutique PR agency that specialises in consumer lifestyle brands. DLPR delivers premium and personalised PR services for consumer lifestyle brands across fashion, beauty, health & fitness, eco-living and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Duo Public Relations, Inc merged with Impress Labs,

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

Gung Ho Communications Limited, acquired Coffin on Cake PR

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