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Sloane, Rubenstein in $2.2B Diamond Resorts Deal

Wed, Jul. 6, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Diamond Resorts IntlSloane & Company and Rubenstein Associates are guiding PR through Apollo Global Management's $2.2B acquisition of vacation destination network Diamond Resorts International.

Kekst is Reigning Private Equity PR Advisor

Thu, Jun. 30, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Top PR firms advising private equity dealsKekst and Company led PR firms advising private equity deals in the first quarter as the firm worked 11 transactions, according to the Deal.

Broadridge Replaces IR Chief

Thu, Jun. 23, 2016

By Editorial Staff

thibauldInvestor communications services provider Broadridge Financial Solutions has replaced its investor relations head with the addition of Edings Thibault from MSCI.

FTI Works Hercules' Return to Bankruptcy

Mon, Jun. 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Hercules offshore drillingHercules Offshore, the Houston-based offshore oil drilling services company, is working with FTI Consulting on its return to bankruptcy protection.

Coach IR, Comms Chief is Interim CFO

Thu, Jun. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

andrea resnickAndrea Shaw Resnick, global head of investor relations and corporate communications for handbag retailer Coach, has been named interim CFO of the company on the exit of Jane Hamilton Nielsen.

Kekst, AbMac in Omega Proxy Showdown

Mon, Jun. 6, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Omega ProteinAbernathy MacGregor and Kekst are engaged in a proxy showdown over publicly traded nutritional supplement company Omega Protein Corp.

Finsbury Taps Sipkins for New L.A. Outpost

Fri, Jun. 3, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Charles SipkinsCharles Sipkins, the former chief communications officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has joined Finsbury to open a Los Angeles office for the financial firm.

Chico's FAS Dons Joele Frank in Proxy Battle

Fri, Jun. 3, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Chico'sFashion chain Chico's FAS has brought in Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher for PR support as it faces heat from activist investor Barington Capital.

Hall Takes IR Reins at MetLife

Wed, Jun. 1, 2016

By Editorial Staff

John HallJohn Hall, a managing director and senior analyst at Wells Fargo, joins MetLife today as senior VP and head of IR for the insurer.

Edelman Advises Puerto Rico Bondholders

Mon, May 23, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Puerto RicoEdelman Financial is aiding a group of senior Puerto Rico creditors as its members back a House of Representatives measure to tackle the island's $70B debt crisis.

Mozaic IR Aids Tobacco IPO

Fri, May 20, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Zig-ZagTurning Point Brands, the tobacco company behind Zig-Zag, Beech-Nut and Red Cap, is working with Mozaic IR for financial communications as it slates an initial public offering. (1 reader comment)

H&E Builds IR with Inda

Thu, May 19, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Kevin IndaKevin Inda, senior VP and principal for Corporate Communications Inc, has moved to publicly traded construction and industrial equipment giant H&E Equipment Services, as VP of IR.

Kekst Works Breach of Contract Suit in Telecom Deal

Fri, May 6, 2016

By Editorial Staff

dycomDycom Industries, the publicly traded telecommunications contractor, has enlisted Kekst and Company in its breach of contract suit against Quanta Services, after Dycom bought Quanta subsidiaries for $300M.

Higashi Takes IR Reins of Hertz Spinoff

Fri, Apr. 29, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Elizabeth HigashiElizabeth Higashi, a veteran financial communications exec on the corporate and agency side, has been named VP of IR for Hertz Equipment Rental Corp., as parent Hertz Global Holdings prepares to spin off the unit as a publicly traded company this year.

Walek Exits Peppercomm to Launch New Agency

Fri, Apr. 22, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Peaks StrategiesThomas Walek, whose financial services shop Walek & Associates was acquired in 2013 by Peppercomm, has left that agency to form a new venture titled Peaks Strategies. Peppercomm financial unit name WalekPeppercomm has now been phased out.

Finsbury, Hering Schuppener Get Closer

Mon, Apr. 18, 2016

By Editorial Staff

finsbury, hering schuppenerWPP-owned financial PR heavyweights Finsbury and Hering Schuppener have forged an partnership and dropped out of previous alliances as they unite under a common brand.

Pacific Explores Restructuring with Sitrick

Wed, Apr. 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Pacific Exploration & ProductionSitrick and Company is handling communications for Pacific Exploration & Production Corp., the Canadian-Columbian oil company facing a significant debt burden and low energy prices.