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Stanton Rebrands, Refines

Thu, Feb. 16, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

Stanton - Elevate CommunicationsThe agency, previously known as Stanton PR & Marketing, has ditched the outdated thinking of dividing PR from marketing and now debuts as Stanton.

Getting Social with Investor Relations

Wed, Feb. 15, 2017

By Denise Garcia

Denise Garcia Social media has become a common stomping ground for consumers and business marketers, but it’s been slow to catch on as a communications channel for investor relations.

Cognito Taps Barr as Managing Dir.

Mon, Feb. 13, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Ryan BarrFinancial services PR shop Cognito has named Burson-Marsteller alum Ryan Barr as managing director in its New York office.

ICR Names New Partners

Wed, Jan. 25, 2017

By Editorial Staff

ICRPhil Denning, Anton Nicholas and Bo Park have been named as partners at investor relations giant ICR.

Roop & Co. Rings in New Year With Gedeon

Fri, Jan. 6, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Jacqueline GedeonJacqueline Gedeon, former TV news reporter, anchor and producer for an NBC affiliate in Montana, has joined Roop & Co. as assistant A/E.

AbMac Staffs Up on Both Coasts

Wed, Dec. 7, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Abernathy MacGregor staffersAbernathy MacGregor has added three senior VPs in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Financial Follies Roast Trump, Brexit

Fri, Nov. 18, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Financial FolliesThere was no shortage of material for the players at the 74th annual Financial Follies held last week in NYC.

Online Jeweler Blue Nile Goes Private

Tue, Nov. 15, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Blue NileBain Capital and Bow Street are taking the diamond retailer private in an all-cash deal valued at $500 million.

Haven Tower Group Picks Papazian

Wed, Nov. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Ruth PapazianRuth Papazian, new chairman of Haven Tower Group, will work with firm president and managing partner Joseph Kuo to grow the retail financial services PR firm.

Joele Frank Serves PR Counsel to Chipotle as Ackman Looms

Tue, Nov. 1, 2016

By Editorial Staff

ChipotleChipotle, the Mexican fast food chain in a long slog out of last year's E. coli outbreak, has engaged Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher as the company eyes a new potential threat: activist investor Bill Ackman.

Nasdaq Taps Open Source Tech for IR

Fri, Oct. 28, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Nasdaq logoStarting in 2017, corporate solutions side of Nasdaq will offer IR website solutions backed up by input from the worldwide community of Drupal users.

MacMedan Tailors IR for Tailored Brands

Tue, Sep. 20, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Julie MacMedanTailored Brands, the revamping men's apparel retailer behind Jos. A Bank and Men's Wearhouse, has brought in corporate communications and investor relations veteran Julie MacMedan as VP of IR.

Citigate Forms Global Hedge Fund Unit

Tue, Sep. 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

citigateFinancial PR shop Citigate Dewe Rogerson has set up an international hedge fund practice as the funds become more global in focus, capital and trading.

Prosek Picks up Muirfield Partners

Mon, Sep. 12, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Prosek PartnersProsek Partners has acquired corporate communications and investor relations agency Muirfield Partners.

Differential Brands Dons ICR

Fri, Aug. 19, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Robert GrahamDifferential Brands Group, the publicly traded group of upscale apparel and footwear brands created in January, has engaged ICR for PR and IR.

How to Handle Bad Financial News

Thu, Aug. 18, 2016

By David Clair

David ClairBy communicating clearly to stakeholders and providing actionable steps to overcome challenges, financial communications and investor relations pros can be instrumental in ensuring the success of an organization through difficult times.

Phelps Builds IR for BMC

Thu, Aug. 18, 2016

By Editorial Staff

carey phelpsCarey Phelps, an investor relations and corporate communications exec for Spectrum Brands and Beazer Homes, has moved to publicly traded building and contracting materials supplier BMC Stock Holdings in Atlanta to direct IR.