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Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
Boston Consulting Group's Gunby Succeeds Dunn at FTI
By Kevin McCauley
 
steve gunbyManaging director at Boston Consulting Group will succeed Jack Dunn on Jan. 20 as CEO of the FTI Consulting, the publicly traded global advisory and financial communications firm.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013
Bayfield Targets Abercrombie
By Kevin McCauley
 
Bayfield Strategy is guiding Newport Beach investment firm Engaged Capital’s bid to replace Abercrombie & Fitch's CEO Michael Jeffries.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Dec. 4, 2013
AMC Casts PR Support in $370M IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
amcAMC Entertainment Holdings, the Kansas-based, Chinese-owned movie theater chain, has engaged ICR for PR and financial communications counsel ahead of its $370M initial public offering.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Dec. 3, 2013
McCourt Tabs Agency Vet for New PR Post
By Greg Hazley
 
mccourtReal estate investment firm McCourt Global has brought in agency vet Matthew Rose in the new post of managing director, communications.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Nov. 26, 2013
Drug Maker Confirms $2.4B Bayer Bid
By Greg Hazley
 
algetaNorwegian cancer drug maker Algeta today confirmed media reports that partner Bayer has pitched a $2.4B acquisition deal.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Nov. 25, 2013
NYFWA's 'Financial Follies' Entertains 1,000+
By Jack ODwyer
 
folliesAmazon’s Jeff Bezos, who bought the Washington Post, Senator Ted Cruz, who battled Obamacare, and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who introduced Citibikes and tried to ban 20-oz. sodas, were raked over the coals at the 71st annual “Financial Follies” of the New York Financial Writers Assn. Nov. 22 at the Marriott Marquis.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Nov. 25, 2013
Insurer Universal Brings on Joele Frank
By Greg Hazley
 
Universal Insurance Holdings, the publicly traded underwriter of health, life and homeowners insurance, has brought in Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher for PR and IR counsel.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013
Sitrick Works Bankruptcy PR for Velti
By Greg Hazley
 
veltiVelti, the mobile advertising platform that has seen a meteoric rise and fall from 2011 IPO to bankruptcy this month, is relying on Sitrick and Company for PR support.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013
Kekst Checks in for Owners in Bahamas Resort Dispute
By Greg Hazley
 
abacoA group of owners at the Abaco Club on Winding Bay resort in The Bahamas is getting PR support in a lawsuit against operators Marriott and the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., Nov. 15, 2013
Joele Frank Advises Redbirds Rescue
By Greg Hazley
 
memphisJoele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher is providing PR counsel to a deal reached this week to rescue minor league baseball's Memphis Redbirds, the St. Louis Cardinals farm affiliate which defaulted on millions in tax-exempt bonds in 2009.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013
Gov't Shutdown Shoots Down Global Aviation
By Kevin McCauley
 
global aviation holdingsJoele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher is handling the Chapter 11 filing of Peachtree City, Ga.-based Global Aviation Holdings, which partly blames the federal government shutdown for its bankruptcy.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
Kekst Reps Buyers in Nestle's Jenny Craig Sale
By Greg Hazley
 
Kekst and Company is working the PR beat for the Connecticut private equity owner of the Curves gym franchise as it snaps up weight loss brand Jenny Craig from Nestle.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
FTI Q3 Comms Revenue Falls, Charge Leads to Loss
By Greg Hazley
 
FTI Consulting reported third quarter revenues from its strategic communications operation declined 5.4% to $43.3M, while an $83.8M charge in the segment swung the company to a quarterly loss.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Nov. 6, 2013
Next Fifteen Sees Gains in Tough Year
By Greg Hazley
 
Next Fifteen Communications Group reported Nov. 5 a five percent increase in revenue to £96.1M (about $155M) for the year ended July 31 on strong performances from Text 100, OutCast, M Booth and Blueshirt Group.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Nov. 6, 2013
Corporate Comms No Match for Digitally Savvy Activist Investors
By Greg Hazley
 

A social media gap between investor relations and corporate communications units provides an opening for digitally savvy activist investors, shareholders and media, according to a study by FTI Consulting.

Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Nov. 5, 2013
Joele Frank, ICR Guide $2.7B Homebuilder Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
tpointTRI Pointe Homes and Weyerhaeuser Company are relying on outside financial PR counsel as TRI acquires Weyerhaueser Real Estate Company in a $2.7B deal to create one of the top 10 homebuilders in the U.S.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Oct. 30, 2013
Deutsche Bank Analyst Takes MDC IR Slot
By Kevin McCauley
 
Matt Chesler, media analyst for Deutsche Bank, has moved to MDC Partners as VP-investor relations.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Oct. 23, 2013
Sitrick Makes Blackberry Play
By Kevin McCauley
 
blackberrySitrick and Company is handling PR for the co-founders of Blackberry, who may bid for the troubled and restructuring smartphone company.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Oct. 16, 2013
Verizon Deal Buoys Firms in M&A Ranking
By Greg Hazley
 

mergerVerizon's $124B September acquisition of Vodafone's U.S. wireless business pushed four PR firms to the top of mergermarket's ranking of M&A PR advisors by deal value through the first three quarters of 2013.

Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Oct. 9, 2013
Kekst Suits Up for Jos. A. Bank in Men's Wearhouse Bid
By Kevin McCauley
 
jos. a. bankKekst and Company is handling today's Jos. A. Bank's $2.3B takeover offer for the larger Men’s Wearhouse, discount suit chain, a move quickly rejected by "inadequate" and "not in the best interests" of the target company.
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