Digicel 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.
Seventy-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.
After 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.
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