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Fri., Jul. 3, 2015
SVB Leads Aetna into Insurance Merger Frenzy
By Kevin McCauley
 
Sard Verbinnen & Co is handling media for Aetna's $37B deal announced today to acquire Humana of Louisville.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Jul. 2, 2015
Ace Aces Chubb With Joele Frank
By Kevin McCauley
 
chubbZurich-based ACE Ltd is acquiring venerable 133-year-old property insurer Chubb Group in a $28.3B cash/stock transaction with media support from Joele Frank.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Jul. 1, 2015
Teneo, SV Handle 'Merger of Equals' Deal
By Kevin McCauley
 
towers, willisTeneo Strategy and Sard Verbinnen & Co. work the $18B "merger of equals" between Britain's Willis Group Holdings and Towers Watson of Arlington.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Jul. 1, 2015
Finsbury Advises Digicel IPO
By Greg Hazley
 

digicelDigicel Group, the Caribbean and Pacific island mobile telecom provider founded by Irish billionaire Denis O'Brien, is relying on Finsbury for PR counsel as it pursues an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Jul. 1, 2015
Kekst Aids $3.5B Bahama Resort Bankruptcy
By Greg Hazley
 
baha marBaha Mar, a $3.5B Bahamas resort beset by construction delays, is relying on Kekst and Company for corporate communications support as it navigates Chapter 11.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., Jun. 26, 2015
BlueShirt Exercises IR Support for Fitbit IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
fitbitFitness band market leader Fitbit has relied on The BlueShirt Group for financial communications support through its successful June 17 initial public offering.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Jun. 24, 2015
Transocean IR, PR Vet Panagos Flows to American Water Works
By Greg Hazley
 
greg panagosGreg Panagos, a top IR and communications exec for Transocean through the 2010 BP Gulf oil spill, is heading to publicly traded water and wastewater utility American Water Works Company as VP of IR.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Jun. 22, 2015
LHA Prescribes PR for IPO-Bound Conkwest
By Greg Hazley
 
conkwestConkwest, the cancer-focused immunotherapy company backed by biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, is working with LHA for financial communications support as it pursues an initial public offering.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Jun. 22, 2015
Brunswick Pushes Rejected Bid for Williams
By Kevin McCauley
 
energy transferBrunswick Group is handling Energy Transfer Equity's rejected $53B takeover bid for Williams Cos. of Tulsa.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Jun. 22, 2015
Bloomberg Vet Joins ICR
By Kevin McCauley
 
edmond lococoEdmond Lococo, a 15-year Bloomberg veteran, has joined financial firm ICR as senior VP in its Beijing outpost.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Jun. 15, 2015
Colt Targets SardVerb For Re-Org
By Kevin McCauley
 

coltLegendary gun maker Colt Defense, the sole supplier for the Union Army during the Civil War, has declared bankruptcy due to faltering sales and heavy debt.

Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., Jun. 12, 2015
Investors Rely More on Social, Digital Info
By Greg Hazley
 

brunswickSeventy-seven percent of investors said they have investigated an issue based on information gleamed from social media sources like StockTwits or LinkedIn, according to Brunswick's Global Investor Survey, although information obtained directly from companies remains king.

Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Jun. 11, 2015
Burson Prescribes PR for IPO-Bound Axovant
By Greg Hazley
 
axovantAxovant Sciences, the Bermuda-based, late-stage biotech developing an Alzheimer's drug, is relying on Burson-Marsteller for PR support as it pursues an initial public offering.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Jun. 10, 2015
Stanton Supports Fidelis Insurance in $1.5B Launch
By Greg Hazley
 
Fidelis Insurance, a newly launched, Bermuda-based specialty insurer backed by $1.5B in private funding, is working with Stanton PR & Marketing for communications support in the US.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Jun. 8, 2015
Thomson Reuters Vet Moves to Edelman
By Kevin McCauley
 
nadia damouniNadia Damouni, who was a top reporter at Thomson Reuters, will move to Edelman's financial communications practice as senior VP by the end of the month.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Jun. 2, 2015
Brunswick Lures Media Heavyweight
By Kevin McCauley
 
laurie haysLaurie Hays, who was senior executive editor at Bloomberg News, has joined Brunswick in New York.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., May 29, 2015
The Communications Role in the M&A Rebound
By Phil Denning
 
phil denningAfter years of tempered deal volume, M&A activity has returned to pre-recession levels. But this uptick doesn't just buoy bankers and lawyers -- it reveals a surge in activity for communications pros as well.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., May 28, 2015
Joele Frank Advises Gener8 Maritime Through IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
general maritimeGener8 Maritime, the oil tanker operator slating a $100M IPO, is relying on Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher for PR counsel.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., May 21, 2015
Children's Place Dons Sard in Proxy Fight
By Greg Hazley
 
children's placeKids clothing retailer The Children's Place is leaning on Sard Verbinnen & Co. for PR counsel as it works to placate an insurgent group of activist investor-shareholders gunning for two board seats.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., May 21, 2015
HB Provides PR for Legal Charge Against Bankrupt For-Profit College
By Greg Hazley
 

corinthianHellerman Baretz is providing PR support to a legal charge against bankrupt Corinthian Colleges Inc. on behalf of thousands of debt-laden students of the defunct institution.

Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
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