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Railroad giant Norfolk Southern has booked Joele Frank for financial PR support as it rejects takeover overtures from Canadian Pacific.
Publicly traded automotive service chain Pep Boys has engaged Joele Frank for PR support as it nixes a merger plan with Bridgestone Retail in favor of a larger cash offer from investor Carl Icahn.
The Blueshirt Group is supporting communications for Instructure, the cloud-based education software provider maker a run at industry institution Blackboard.
Saba Capital Management, the $1.6B hedge fund run by a Deutsche Bank exec, is relying on Sard Verbinnen & Co. for PR support as it faces accusations by a large Canadian pension fund in US court.
Bondholders of Puerto Rico's electric utility have engaged Sloane & Company for communications support as they zero in on terms to restructure a large portion of the power entity's $9B in debt.
Gerald Carney, a nine-year veteran of FleishmanHillard's financial and professional services offering, is joining Guggenheim Partners on Sept. 7 in Santa Monica as managing director and media strategist.
Brunswick Group is advising Acelity Holdings on the PR front as the San Antonio-based medical technology developer focused on wound care and regenerative medicine eyes an initial public offering that could raise as much as $1B.
Sard Verbinnen & Co, Edelman handle $1B deal for marketer of Addyi, the first federally approved drug to treat female sexual desire disorder.
Sloane & Company is bolstering PR for activist hedge fund Sandell Asset Management as it ratchets up pressure on furniture maker Ethan Allen Interiors.
Filmed Entertainment, the parent company of the Columbia House direct-to-consumer DVD and (former) CD seller, has engaged Sitrick and Company for PR counsel amid its Aug. 10 bankruptcy filing.
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You’re the head of communications for a public corporation in the manufacturing sector that has been public for a year. You’re responsible, among other things, for sharing the corporation’s story with audiences that matter. You’re doing everything right. Then the unexpected occurs.
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