China Tuna, a Chinese long-line tuna fishing company serving the ravenous Japanese sushi market, has pulled the plug on a planned $150M initial public offering after "negative publicity" and a regulatory backlash.
Delia's, the publicly traded clothing retailer aimed at teenage girls, is relying on ICR for PR support as it navigates Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to liquidate its assets and shutter its retail stores.
FTI Consulting is representing Atlantic Basin Refining, a company formed by energy sector veterans to buy and re-start the one-time largest oil refinery in the western hemisphere amid the US shale boom.
British brokerage Tullett Prebon is relying on Brunswick Group for a PR defense after the UK's Serious Fraud Office filed criminal charges against TP broker Noel Cryan in the ongoing LIBOR manipulation scandal.
Mortgage servicing giant Ocwen Financial is leaning on outside PR and IR support after New York State’s Dept. of Financial Services said it uncovered "serious issues" with the company, including backdating of letters to borrowers about loan modifications and foreclosures.
Publicly traded business VOIP technology provider ShoreTel has brought in Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher for communications support as it weighs an unsolicited, $540M acquisition offer from Canadian rival Mitel Networks Corp.
Ireland-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.
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