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Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
ICR Steps Up for Boot Barn in IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
boot barnBoot Barn, the western footwear retailer that filed Sept. 29 for an initial public offering, is working with ICR for media and investor relations support.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., Sep. 26, 2014
Joele Frank Aids Endo in Pharma Tax Inversion Triangle
By Greg Hazley
 
endoIreland-based pharmaceutical producer Endo International is working with Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher for PR support on an unsolicited takeover attempt of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals of Pennsylvania.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Sep. 25, 2014
Ex-LHA Staffer Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading
By Kevin McCauley
 
lucarelliMichael Lucarelli, who was director of market intelligence at Lippert/Heilshorn & Assocs., pleaded guilty to insider trading charges.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Sep. 17, 2014
W2O Woos Walsey
By Kevin McCauley
 
david walseyW2O Group has hired former client David Walsey as managing director of its BrewLife unit to lead its new outpost in San Diego.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Sep. 17, 2014
Firms Aid Smallpox Drugmaker in Bankruptcy
By Greg Hazley
 
smallpoxSIGA Technologies, the publicly traded, New York-based provider of an antiviral smallpox drug for the federal government, is working with outside PR and IR counsel amid a Sept. 16 Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. 
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Sep. 16, 2014
Blog: Stock Buyback Blitz May Be Coming to End
By Kevin McCauley
 
Apple, IBM, ExxonMobil lead Wall Street stock buyback blitz, which may be coming to end as investment for the future comes back into vogue.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Sep. 15, 2014
Sard Mines PR Support for Israel Chemicals in IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
potashIsrael Chemicals, the $6.3B fertilizer and specialty chemicals producer based in Tel Aviv, is working with Sard Verbinnen & Co as it slates an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., Sep. 12, 2014
ICR Advises IPO-bound Industrial Landlord
By Greg Hazley
 
indcorIndCor Properties, the Blackstone Group-owned indstrial real estate company slated an IPO expected to raise up to $1B, is working with ICR for financial communications.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Sep. 10, 2014
Brunswick Aids $9.1B Dollar General Hostile Bid
By Greg Hazley
 
dollar generalDollar General is leaning on PR counsel from Brunswick Group as it takes a $9.1B hostile takeover bid for rival Family Dollar to straight to shareholders.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Sep. 10, 2014
Legal Services Provider Taps Sitrick Vet for New PR Offering
By Greg Hazley
 
brenda adrianLegal services provider KCC has former a strategic communications offering and hired crisis PR pro Brenda Adrian as managing director.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Sep. 4, 2014
RLM Finsbury Invades Bay Area
By Greg Hazley
 
doug michelmanRLM Finsbury has opened a San Francisco outpost to serve existing business and target new clients in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Sep. 3, 2014
Sard Verbinnen Delivers PR to Harry & David
By Kevin McCauley
 
Sard Verbinnen is delivering media relations work to fruit basket delivery service Harry & David Holdings as it's purchased by Jim McCann's 1-800-Flowers.com for $143M cash.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
Stumbling Hertz Shores Up PR as Shareholders Beckon
By Greg Hazley
 
hertzRent-a-car institution Hertz has moved to calm shareholders as activists swirl amid a review and restatement of financial results and a profit warning.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Aug. 26, 2014
IR Firm Exec Charged with Insider Trading
By Greg Hazley
 
lucarelliThe Securities and Exchange Commission and federal prosecutors have charged Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates director Michael Lucarelli with insider trading, claiming the veteran IR exec accessed clients' draft press releases and bought and sold shares on the info.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Aug. 25, 2014
Brunswick Serves The King's Tax Play
By Kevin McCauley
 
tim horton's, burger kingBrunswick is handling Burger King, majority-owned by Brazil's 3G Capital, in its deal to merge with Canadian institution Tim Hortons, a successful combo would be the highest profile tax inversion scheme.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014
Trade Group for High Speed Traders Takes Shape
By Greg Hazley
 
mmiThe Modern Markets Initiative, the Washington-based trade group for the high-frequency trading sector set up by PR veterans of the Obama and Romney campaigns, has named a CEO and brought in lobbying support.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Aug. 11, 2014
Kekst, Joele Frank Split Big Banana PR Bids
By Greg Hazley
 
chiquitaKekst and Company is promoting a $1B unsolicited bid for Chiquita Brands as an alternative to the banana giant's "inversion" plan to merge with Ireland's Fyffes and establish a domicile in that country.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Jul. 31, 2014
FTI Sees Q2 Gains in Strategic Communications
By Greg Hazley
 
ftiFTI Consulting strategic communications revenues rose 5.4% to $53.3M in the second quarter 2014 on the strength of retainer clients in the EMEA region.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Jul. 29, 2014
FTI Scoops Up Crumbs Bankruptcy PR
By Greg Hazley
 
crumbsCrumbs, the cupcake bake shop chain that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month, is relying on FTI Consulting for strategic communications support.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., Jul. 25, 2014
Blog: Financial World is Awash in Bubbles
By Kevin McCauley
 
financeBubble here, bubble there, bubbles everywhere. As the Dow Jones Industrial Average smashes the 18,000 mark and marches toward 20,000, it's useful to understand the asset world is awash in a sea of financial bubbles.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
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