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closed 1/26/2022 via Company Press Release

AMO Strategic Advisors, acquired Tinkle

synopsis: /amo, a leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies, has acquired a majority stake in Tinkle, a leading PR and communications agency in Spain and Portugal. Tinkle provides tailored and innovative communication solutions that connects people to brands. They offer services for PR and social media management.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: AMO Strategic Advisors
/amo is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. They provide sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises. "
target: Tinkle
Tinkle is a leading PR and communications agency in Spain and Portugal. Tinkle provides tailored and innovative communication solutions that connects people to brands. They offer services for PR and social media management.
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closed 11/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

4media group, Inc., acquired Stature Public Relations

synopsis: 4media group, an integrated marketing communications group, has acquired Stature Public Relations (Stature PR), an integrated communications agency in the UK. Stature PR creates strategic, intelligent and memorable campaigns that nurture brands. They offer services for PR, influencer engagement, event creation, social media, media buying, and more.
buyer: 4media group, Inc.
4media group is an integrated communications group specializing in market research, digital, broadcast and public relations. Services they deliver include qualitative and quantitative research, online polling, PR surveys, focus groups, social and influencer engagements, native advertising, and more."
target: Stature Public Relations
Stature Public Relations (Stature PR) is an integrated communications and events agency in the UK. Stature PR creates strategic, intelligent and memorable campaigns that nurture brands. They offer services for PR, influencer engagement, event creation, social media, media buying, and more.
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closed 11/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Cadastra, acquired Digital Ethos

synopsis: Digital Ethos, an award-winning, full-service digital agency in the UK, has been acquired by Cadastra, a global company that blends digital marketing services, consulting and technology based in Brazil.
buyer: Cadastra
Cadastra is a global company that blends digital marketing services, consulting and technology. They help brands to achieve the state of the art over digital operations as Paid Search, SEO, Programmatic media, Social Media, e-Commerce, CRM, Data Science, Analytics, Martech, etc. "
target: Digital Ethos
Digital Ethos is an award-winning, full-service digital agency in the UK. Digital Ethos helps brands to drive business growth, increase conversion rates, generate leads, and boost sales. Their services include SEO, web design, PPC, digital PR, social, content marketing, and more.
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closed 11/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Croud, acquired Born Social

synopsis: Croud, an award winning, global digital marketing agency, has acquired Born Social, a global social media agency. Born Social helps their clients to harness the chaos of social media to grow their business. They provide services for specialist strategy, creative, media, management, and influencer marketing.
buyer: Croud
Croud is a global, full-service digital marketing partner. Croud drives business performance and long-term growth for ambitious brands across every industry sector. They provide services for performance marketing, digital PR, SEO, content marketing, and more. "
target: Born Social
Born Social is a global social media agency that brings social-first thinking to the brands of tomorrow. Born Social helps their clients to harness the chaos of social media to grow their business. They provide services for specialist strategy, creative, media, management, and influencer marketing.
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closed 11/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Bastion Amplify, acquired Promedia Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Bastion Amplify, Australian-based independent marketing and communications agency, has acquired Promedia, a full-service public relations firm based in South East Queensland. Bastion said this is its first move in plans of multiple acquisitions in Queensland’s communications, creative, and experience sectors.
buyer parent: Bastion Collective
buyer: Bastion Amplify
Bastion Amplify is a full service Social Media Marketing, Public Relations, Digital, & Development agency. Bastion Amplify is a part of Bastion Agency, the largest independent marketing agency in Australia, with locations in Newport Beach, Los Angeles, New York, New Zealand & Asia. "
target: Promedia Pty. Ltd.
Promedia is one of Australia’s longest established and most trusted public relations firms. Since 1983 they have delivered effective communications strategies for hundreds of clients across a variety of business, government and community sectors.
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closed 11/11/2022 via Company Press Release

Sentius Group, acquired SEO Shark

synopsis: Sentius Group, a full-service consulting and marketing agency in Australia, has acquired SEO Shark, a leading digital marketing company in Australia specialising in SEO. SEO Shark helps businesses to get more visibility online and devour the competition. In addition to SEO they also offer services for social media, pay per click, and web design.
buyer: Sentius Group
Sentius is a full-service consulting and marketing agency in Australia. Sentius delivers improvement, advantage and growth for businesses and brands. They offer services for brand design, brand development, SEO, media planning, PR, social media, and more. "
target: SEO Shark
SEO Shark is a leading digital marketing company in Australia specialising in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). SEO Shark helps businesses to get more visibility online and devour the competition. In addition to SEO they also offer services for social media, pay per click, and web design.
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closed 11/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

xDNA Interactive Ltd., acquired Climb Online

synopsis: xDNA, a global digital agency group, has acquired Climb Online, a digital marketing agency in the UK. Climb Online works in close contact with all their customers to ensure they offer an engaging online marketing solution for their business. They offer services for SEO, paid media, paid social, email marketing, and influencer marketing.
buyer: xDNA Interactive Ltd.
xDNA is an international digital agency based in the UK and the Philippines. xDNA specialises in providing a wide range of digital solutions for today’s modern challenges. They offer services for SEO, web development, enterprise software development, app development, social media, and more. "
target: Climb Online
Climb Online is a digital marketing agency in the UK. Climb Online works in close contact with all their customers to ensure they offer an engaging online marketing solution for their business. They offer services for SEO, paid media, paid social, email marketing, and influencer marketing.
price ($mm)
$12
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announced 11/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Team Farner, will acquire Kobza Media Group

synopsis: Team Farner, a European alliance of leading communication consultancies, will acquire Kobza Media Group, a leading communication services group in the German speaking area. Kobza Media is comprised of independent agencies that operate in the field of strategy, branding, advertising, design, digital, PR, content, video production and platforms.
buyer: Team Farner
Team Farner is a European alliance of leading communication consultancies. Team Farner aims to build a leading management consultancy for integrated communication. The company combines all areas of integrated communication to help businesses succeed. "
target: Kobza Media Group
Kobza Media Group is a leading communication services group in the German speaking area. Kobza Media is comprised of independent agencies that operate in the field of strategy, branding, advertising, design, digital, PR, content, video production and platforms.
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closed 11/1/2022 via PR Newswire

PA Media Group plc, acquired We Are Hydrogen Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based PA Media Group has acquired Hydrogen, Scotland's largest specialist social media agency. Hydrogen is an award-winning agency managing social media campaigns and communications for a range of brands and will complement the services offered by existing PA Media Group businesses.
buyer: PA Media Group plc
Headquartered in London, PA Media Group comprises a diverse portfolio of specialist media companies, spanning news & information, technology and communications services. Its flagship brand, PA Media, is the UK and Ireland's national news agency. "
target: We Are Hydrogen Ltd.
Hydrogen is Scotland's largest specialist social media agency working with brands across a variety of sectors. Hydrogen's award-winning services include content creation, performance marketing, video production, social media insights and community management.
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closed 10/26/2022 via PR Newswire

High Level Marketing, acquired NDS Digital

synopsis: High Level Marketing (HLM), a leading digital marketing company, has acquired NDS Digital, a digital marketing agency. NDS Digital creates and deploys sophisticated marketing techniques that get their clients noticed. They offer services for SEO, social media marketing, paid media, website design, and marketing automation.
buyer parent: Bell Media, LLC
buyer: High Level Marketing
High Level Marketing (HLM) is a Michigan based full-service digital marketing agency that serves small and mid-sized businesses who have a desire to grow. HLM provides exceptional services that are supported by its proprietary Footprint® and MYCE® technology. "
target: NDS Digital
NDS Digital is a digital marketing agency. NDS Digital creates and deploys sophisticated marketing techniques that get their clients noticed. They offer services for SEO, social media marketing, paid media, website design, and marketing automation.
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closed 10/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald, acquired Bond Moroch

synopsis: Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald (BMF), a public relations, marketing and advertising agency, has acquired Bond Moroch, an advertising and PR agency. Bond Moroch creates and executes successful marketing campaigns for beloved local, national, and international brands. They offer services for PR, creative, social media marketing, and integrated marketing.
buyer: Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald
Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald (BMF) is a public relations, marketing and advertising agency. BMF specializes in building, promoting and sustaining brands and protecting reputations at-risk. They offer services for public relations, public affairs, advertising, digital & social media, and more. "
target: Bond Moroch
Bond Moroch is an award-winning, forward-thinking advertising and PR agency. Bond Moroch creates and executes successful marketing campaigns for beloved local, national, and international brands. They offer services for PR, creative, social media marketing, and integrated marketing.
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closed 10/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Doner Partners Network, acquired Wolfgang L.A.

synopsis: Doner Partners Network, a full-service marketing agency, has acquired Wolfgang L.A., an award-winning creative agency. Wolfgang bridges the gap between management consulting and advertising and turns data into a powerful creative weapon. They offer services for brand strategy, branding, social, experiential, OOH, content creation, and more.
buyer parent: Stagwell Inc.
buyer: Doner Partners Network
Doner Partners Network is mix of award-winning US, Canadian and UK based B2C and B2B marketing agencies within Stagwell that are the best-in-class in the cities they originate. Agencies include Doner, DonerNorth, Yamamoto, Veritas, Meat & Produce and KWT Global. "
target: Wolfgang L.A.
Wolfgang L.A. is an award-winning creative agency built for the modern age. Wolfgang bridges the gap between management consulting and advertising and turns data into a powerful creative weapon. They offer services for brand strategy, branding, social, experiential, OOH, content creation, and more.
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announced 9/21/2022 via Company Press Release

Digia Plc, will acquire Avalon Oy

synopsis: Digia Plc, a software and service company in Finland, will acquire Avalon Oy, a digital marketing company in Finland. Avalon creates marketing campaigns that evokes feelings, inspiration and action to deliver measurable results. They offer services for creative storytelling, social media marketing, corporate websites, video marketing, and more.
buyer: Digia Plc (HLSE:DIGIA:$153.97)
Digia is a software and service company in Finland that helps its customers harness digitalization opportunities. As a visionary partner, Digia develops and innovates solutions that support business operations together with its customers. "
target: Avalon Oy
Avalon is a digital marketing company in Finland. Avalon creates marketing campaigns that evokes feelings, inspiration and action to deliver measurable results. They offer services for creative storytelling, social media marketing, corporate websites, video marketing, and more.
price ($mm)
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$2
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announced 9/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

NeedsWell, will acquire BO STUDIO Inc.

synopsis: NeedsWell, an IT services provider in Japan, will acquire BO STUDIO, a Japanese provider of web and digital marketing services. BO STUDIO helps their clients to solve their business issues and improve performance with digital marketing. They offer services for website design, PR, SEO, display advertising, and more.
buyer: NeedsWell (TSE:3992:$40.16)
NeedsWell is an IT services provider in Japan. NeedsWell provides their customers with IT services that are tailored to their business needs. They offer solutions and services for IT infrastructure, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, cloud, and more. "
target: BO STUDIO Inc.
BO STUDIO is a Japanese provider of web and digital marketing services. BO STUDIO helps their clients to solve their business issues and improve performance with digital marketing. They offer services for website design, PR, SEO, display advertising, and more.
price ($mm)
$5.25
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
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3.4x
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50.0x
announced 9/14/2022 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire Aporia Ltd

synopsis: CentralNic Group Plc, a global internet platform, will acquire M.A Aporia Ltd. (Aporia), an Israeli technology company operating in the fields of social media and native advertising. Aporia uses their creative capabilities and deep understanding of the online media industry to help businesses find the right audience for their product.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$482.74)
CentralNic is a global company that drives the growth of the global digital economy by developing and managing software platforms allowing businesses to buy subscriptions to domain names and related services, including protecting their brands online. "
target: Aporia Ltd
Aporia is an Israeli technology company operating in the fields of social media and native advertising. Aporia uses their creative capabilities and deep understanding of the online media industry to help businesses find the right audience for their product.
price ($mm)
$11
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$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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0.5x
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9.5x
closed 9/7/2022 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Rachel Kay Public Relations LLC

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm, FINN Partners, announced that it has acquired Rachel Kay Public Relations (RKPR), a 19-person, bicoastal boutique agency headquartered in San Diego and specializing in strategic, integrated communications for food and beverage brands. 
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: Rachel Kay Public Relations LLC
Founded in 2007 by Rachel Kay, Rachel Kay Public Relations (RKPR) is an award winning, full-service communications agency for emerging and established consumer brands. RKPR is headquartered in San Diego with an office in New York.
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announced 9/7/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Dékuple, will acquire Brainsonic

synopsis: The Dékuple Group, a cross-channel data marketing expert in France, will acquire a majority stake in Brainsonic, a multi-specialist communications agency in France. Brainsonic enables brands to better engage with their audiences. They offer services for content marketing, social media marketing, events, influencer campaigns, and more.
buyer: Dékuple (PA:ALP.AS:$163.45)
Dékuple is a cross-channel data marketing expert in France. Dékuple designs, markets and implements customer acquisition, loyalty and relationship management services. Their expert capabilities enable them to support brands with their marketing needs. "
target: Brainsonic
Brainsonic is a multi-specialist communications agency in France. Brainsonic develops creative strategies that enable brands to better engage with their audiences. They offer services for content marketing, social media marketing, events, influencer campaigns, and more.
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closed 8/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Hakuhodo, Inc., acquired Kingdom Digital

synopsis: Hakuhodo, an integrated advertising and communication agency based in Japan, has acquired Kingdom Digital, a social and content agency in Malaysia. Kingdom Digital builds relationships by humanising the way brands present themselves & engage with their consumers. They create content that communicates brand stories across social media channels.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Hakuhodo, Inc.
Hakuhodo Inc is an integrated advertising and communication agency headquartered in Japan. Hakuhodo works with over 3,000 clients in 20 countries and regions to help them develop innovative creative solutions that grow their business. "
target: Kingdom Digital
Kingdom Digital is a multi-award-winning social and content agency in Malaysia. Kingdom Digital builds relationships by humanising the way brands present themselves & engage with their consumers. They create captivating content that communicates brand stories across social media channels.
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closed 8/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

TAG Worldwide Group Limited, acquired L&A Social

synopsis: Tag, a global creative production partner to brands and agencies, has acquired L&A Social, a strategic and creative social media agency in Australia. L&A Social helps world-class global brands to create meaningful relationships with their customers. They provide services for social media strategy, content marketing, influencer marketing, and more.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: TAG Worldwide Group Limited
Tag is a global creative production partner to brands and agencies. Tag turns big ideas into high-impact marketing that enables brands to stand out and sell more. They offer services for creative & content production, social media management, email marketing, performance marketing, and more. "
target: L&A Social
L&A Social is a strategic and creative social media agency in Australia. L&A Social helps world-class global brands to create meaningful relationships with their customers. They provide services for social media strategy & implementation, content marketing, influencer marketing, and more.
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closed 8/3/2022 via Company Press Release

My Mustard merged with Assisted Ltd,

synopsis: My Mustard has merged with Assisted, a digital marketing agency in the UK. My Mustard is a UK-based advertising agency that specialises in search and social media services. They help businesses to deliver their message to prospective clients on the first page of Google. They offer services for Google search, social media, and pay per click.
buyer: Assisted Ltd
Assisted is a digital marketing agency in the UK. Assisted helps businesses throughout the UK to achieve their digital marketing goals and boost their visibility online. They offer services for SEO, PPC, digital PR, content marketing, Amazon advertising, and social media marketing. "
target: My Mustard
My Mustard is a UK-based advertising agency that specialises in search and social media services. My Mustard helps businesses to deliver their message to prospective clients on the first page of Google. They offer services for Google search, social media marketing, and pay per click advertising.
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closed 1/26/2022 via Company Press Release

AMO Strategic Advisors, acquired Tinkle

synopsis: /amo, a leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies, has acquired a majority stake in Tinkle, a leading PR and communications agency in Spain and Portugal. Tinkle provides tailored and innovative communication solutions that connects people to brands. They offer services for PR and social media management.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: AMO Strategic Advisors
/amo is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. They provide sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises. "
target: Tinkle
Tinkle is a leading PR and communications agency in Spain and Portugal. Tinkle provides tailored and innovative communication solutions that connects people to brands. They offer services for PR and social media management.
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closed 1/26/2022 via Company Press Release

AMO Strategic Advisors, acquired Tinkle

synopsis: /amo, a leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies, has acquired a majority stake in Tinkle, a leading PR and communications agency in Spain and Portugal. Tinkle provides tailored and innovative communication solutions that connects people to brands. They offer services for PR and social media management.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: AMO Strategic Advisors
/amo is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. They provide sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises. "
target: Tinkle
Tinkle is a leading PR and communications agency in Spain and Portugal. Tinkle provides tailored and innovative communication solutions that connects people to brands. They offer services for PR and social media management.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cicero-Group merged with AMO Strategic Advisors,

synopsis: French advertising agency Havas SA acquired a majority stake in Cicero Consulting Ltd., a U.K.-based public affairs and corporate communications consultancy. Cicero will be merged into Havas' global advisory network AMO and renamed Cicero/AMO.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: AMO Strategic Advisors
AMO is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. They provide sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises. "
target: Cicero-Group
Cicero is a full-service communications and market research agency. They design and deliver award-winning corporate, brand, political and regulatory campaigns across all major business sectors from their offices in London, Brussels and Dublin.
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closed 9/21/2022 via BusinessWire

Hill+Knowlton Strategies, acquired JeffreyGroup

synopsis: WPP announced the acquisition of JeffreyGroup, one of the most respected independent corporate communications, public affairs, and marketing consulting firms in Latin America. JeffreyGroup will join the Hill+Knowlton Strategies international network and will create the largest global communications agency presence in Latin America.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is an international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational, and global clients. "
target: JeffreyGroup
JeffreyGroup is the leading independent corporate communications, public affairs and marketing consulting firm in Latin America, with a successful 29-year track record advising multinational companies and global brands across a broad range of industry sectors.
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closed 3/7/2022 via BusinessWire

Jean Serra, acquired V2 Communications

synopsis: V2 Communications (V2), a public relations and digital communications agency for disruptive global brands, announced that co-founder Jean Serra has acquired full ownership of the agency from Maura FitzGerald.
buyer: Jean Serra
As now CEO and co-founder at V2 Communications, Jean Serra has over 20 years of experience helping disruptive companies become ascending brands. Clients know Jean for her unmatched depth of industry expertise in the enterprise, consumer and professional services sectors. "
target: V2 Communications
V2 Communications is an award-winning public relations and digital communications firm for disruptive global brands, redefining what it means to be a strategic communications partner.
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

MSQ Partners Limited, acquired Elmwood Design Ltd.

synopsis: Agency group MSQ has acquired international design firm Elmwood, a global brand design consultancy working locally in London, New York and Singapore. They specialize in graphic packaging design, corporate communications, web design, brand strategy, brand architecture, marketing, brand identity, corporate identity, and more.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: MSQ Partners Limited
MSQ is a leading tech-enabled marketing communications group. They help businesses earn brands earn Emotional Capital to attract, convert, retain and grow valuable customers. "
target: Elmwood Design Ltd.
Elmwood is a global brand design consultancy working locally in London, New York and Singapore. They specialize in graphic packaging design, corporate communications, web design, brand strategy, brand architecture, marketing, brand identity, corporate identity, and more.
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closed 7/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Elmwood Design Ltd., acquired Elmwood Design Ltd.

synopsis: Rick McEvoy and Kate Richardson, managing partners of the Melbourne brand design consultancy Elmwood, have completed a management buyout from the UK-based parent company. They specialize in graphic packaging design, corporate communications, web design, brand strategy, brand architecture, marketing, brand identity, corporate identity, and more.
buyer: Elmwood Design Ltd.
The management buyout was led by Rick McEvoy and Kate Richardson, managing partners of the Melbourne brand design consultancy Elmwood. "
target: Elmwood Design Ltd.
Elmwood is a global brand design consultancy working locally in London, New York and Singapore. They specialize in graphic packaging design, corporate communications, web design, brand strategy, brand architecture, marketing, brand identity, corporate identity, and more.
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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
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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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closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

CLAI SAS, acquired Happycurious SAS

synopsis: CLAI, a corporate and institutional communication strategy consulting firm, has acquired Happycurious, a corporate communication agency specializing in social intelligence, digital strategy and content production.
buyer: CLAI SAS
CLAI is an independent consulting firm specialized in corporate and institutional communication strategies. They provide strategic advice to companies and institutions, supporting them in the definition and implementation of their strategy and action plans. "
target: Happycurious SAS
Happycurious is a corporate communications agency that helps build strong brand images and generate positive visibility. They aim to inspire the marketing and communication strategies of companies by proposing creative solutions at the crossroads of studies, strategic planning and consulting.
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closed 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

WE Communications, acquired Watatawa

synopsis: WE Communications announced the acquisition of Singapore-based corporate and financial affairs consultancy, Watatawa. Watatawa was established in 2010 and provides corporate communications, investor relations, financial communications, and issues and crisis management.
buyer: WE Communications
WE Communications is an international public relations firm that works with some of the most innovative companies on the planet. For more than 30 years they’ve been movers and opinion shakers, experiencing firsthand how technology can enable brand transformation. "
target: Watatawa
Watatawa is an Asia-based stakeholder engagement consultancy. They are headquartered in Singapore with international reach and resources to assist Asian clients expanding globally and organisations seeking to grow their presence within the region.
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closed 12/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Grey Group, acquired Tank

synopsis: Grey Group, the global marketing communications company, announced it has acquired Tank, a leading full-service healthcare and consumer agency with offices in Montreal. Tank serves several major brands nationally and internationally, including Audi Canada, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, TELUS, Industrial Alliance and Mondou.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Grey Group
Grey Group ranks among the largest global communications companies. Under the banner of "Grey Famously Effective Since 1917", the agency serves a blue-chip client roster of many of the world's best known companies: Procter & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Canon, 3M and Boehringer Ingelheim. "
target: Tank
Tank is an independent agency specializing in marketing communications. With offices in Montreal, Toronto and New York, Tank serves several major brands nationally and internationally, including Audi Canada, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, TELUS, Industrial Alliance and Mondou.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

CasaDigital, acquired FirstCom Comunicação Ltda.

synopsis: CasaDigital announced the acquisition of FirstCom Comunicação, a public relations and corporate communications agency. FirstCom works under its concept of B3B - Brand to Buzz to Business, which connects the pillars of communication, viralization and business generation.
buyer: CasaDigital
CasaDigital is a digital communications agency, focusing on innovation and intelligent creative solutions, from the first brainstorming to the final product. "
target: FirstCom Comunicação Ltda.
FirstCom Comunicação is a communications agency focused on Corporate Public Relations and Communication. FirstCom differentiates itself in the market with the concept called "B3B" - Brand to Buzz to Business, associating communication, viralization and business generation.
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announced 10/26/2015 via PR Newswire

Teneo Holdings, will acquire Pendomer Communications

synopsis: Teneo Holdings, a global advisory firm focused on working exclusively with the leaders of major corporations to help them address a wide range of business and reputational issues and opportunities, announced it is acquiring Pendomer Communications, a specialist financial communications and corporate communications consultancy.
buyer: Teneo Holdings
Teneo is a global advisory firm founded in 2011 with a vision to create a new breed of advisory firm focused on working exclusively with the leaders of major corporations to help them address a wide range of business and reputational issues and opportunities. "
target: Pendomer Communications
Pendomer is a specialist financial communications and corporate communications consultancy founded in 2012. Based in London, Pendomer advises a broad range of leading UK companies as well as large, international organisations across continental Europe and the USA.
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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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