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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.

PR Firms Work Boingo Proxy Challenge

Mon, Apr. 11, 2016

By Editorial Staff

BoingoPR firms have entered the fray as Boingo Wireless fends off a proxy challenge from activist hedge fund Ides Capital Management.

inVentiv Health Slates Public Offering

Fri, Apr. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

inVentiv HealthInVentiv Health, the healthcare group that includes agencies like Chandler Chicco Agency and Chamberlain Healthcare PR, is going public.

Wynn Leans on Kekst in 'Family Feud' Suit

Wed, Mar. 30, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Elaine WynnElaine Wynn is working with Kekst and Company as the co-founder of Wynn Resorts sues to regain shares of the company amid a family struggle over the publicly traded casino giant.

Sard Verbinnen Tackles Sports Authority Bankruptcy

Thu, Mar. 3, 2016

By Editorial Staff

sports authorityTSA Stores, the Colorado-based parent of the Sports Authority retail chain, has engaged Sard Verbinnen & Co. for PR support as it navigates Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Bank of Indonesia Banks on Ogilvy

Fri, Feb. 26, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

OgilvyOgilvy PR Indonesia has won a contract to provide brand and communication services for Bank of Indonesia, that country's central bank.

MMGY Draws Private Equity Investors

Wed, Feb. 17, 2016

By Editorial Staff

mmgyMMGY Global has drawn "significant" private equity investment from Peninsula Capital Partners and Fine Equity Partners.

Sloane Supports $11.3B ITC Deal

Tue, Feb. 16, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Power linesITC Holdings Corp., the publicly traded electricity transmission provider, relied on Sloane & Company for PR support in its $11.3B acquisition by Canada's Fortis Inc.