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Tue., Oct. 8, 2013
JF Steers $242M Trucking Showdown
By Greg Hazley
 
knightKnight Trucking is leaning on PR support from Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher as it makes a hostile bid for rival USA Truck.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Oct. 1, 2013
Container Store Gets IR Support in $200M IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
tcsStorage products retailer The Container Store is relying on outside IR counsel as it pursues an initial public offering.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Oct. 1, 2013
Peppercomm Acquires Financial Shop Walek
By Greg Hazley
 
New York-based Peppercomm has acquired financial PR specialist Walek & Associates, adding a roster of hedge funds, private equity firms and other financial institutions.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Sep. 26, 2013
JPMorgan Chase $11B Settlement Shows Wall-Main Street Disconnect
By Kevin McCauley
 
The great disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street is on full display today with talk that JPMorgan Chase may agree to pay an $11B settlement to get rid of peskye Justice Dept. and state probes of its mortgage-backed securities practices.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Sep. 25, 2013
Sard Works $1B Empire State Building IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
empire state buildingMalkin Holdings is relying on PR counsel from Sard Verbinnen & Co as it plans an initial public offering for a new real estate investment trust containing New York's Empire State Building.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Sep. 25, 2013
Firms Rep $7B Applied, Tokyo Electron Combine
By Greg Hazley
 
appliedApplied Materials and Tokyo Electron Ltd. are relying on outside PR counsel in the $7B combination of the semiconductor equipment makers.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Sep. 19, 2013
Re/Max Signs PR Help for IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
remaxReal estate giant Re/Max is relying on outside PR counsel as it prices a forthcoming initial public offering worth up to $210M.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Sep. 17, 2013
Sitrick Works Penthouse Publisher Chapter XI
By Kevin McCauley
 
friendfinderSitrick and Company is working today's bankruptcy filing of FriendFinder Networks, the online adult entertainment network that acquired Penthouse Magazine in 2003.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Sep. 12, 2013
Drone Maker Gears for PR Combat
By Greg Hazley
 
droneDrone maker AeroVironment is relying on outside PR support as a potential showdown looms with a disgruntled institutional investor at its Oct. 4 annual meeting.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Sep. 11, 2013
Alcoa Shrugs Off Dow Snub
By Greg Hazley
 
dow jonesAlcoa, one of three companies to be dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Sept. 20, said the slight from the high-profile stock index has no impact on the company's plans.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Sep. 3, 2013
Weber, ICR Handle Yankee Candle Deal
By Kevin McCauley
 
yankee candleWeber Shandwick is handing media and ICR has Wall Street duties connected with Jarden Corp.'s $1.8B acquisition of Yankee Candle, the leader in the $25B global candle and home fragrance market.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Aug. 26, 2013
Sard Verbinnen Works $1B Steel Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
Sard Verbinnen & Co is guiding PR for the Pritzker family as it acquires Pittsburgh-based steel services company TMS International in a deal valued at $1B.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., Aug. 23, 2013
LHA, Lane Work $395M Keynote Acquisition
By Greg Hazley
 
keynoteLippert/Heilshorn & Associates and Lane PR worked private equity firm Thoma Bravo's $395M acquisition of Internet/mobile cloud testing and monitoring company Keynote Systems, which took the San Mateo-based company private.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Aug. 14, 2013
AbMac's Franklin to FTI in San Francisco
By Greg Hazley
 
john franklinManaging director for Abernathy MacGregor Group in San Francisco moves to FTI Consulting's strategic communications unit to focus on the telecom, media and technology sectors.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Aug. 13, 2013
LH Plays Steinway Sale
By Kevin McCauley
 

steinwaySteinway Musical Instruments enlists financial communications help in "bidding war" as it claims to have a "superior" takeover proposal from an unnamed investment firm.

Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Fri., Aug. 9, 2013
Ambulance Co. Dials Up Chapter 11 PR
By Kevin McCauley
 
ambulanceRural/Metro Corp., provider of private ambulance and fire protection services in about 700 communities in 21 states and corporate facilities operated by Citgo Petroleum, Bell Helicopter and FedEx, engages PR counsel for Chapter 11 filing.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Aug. 8, 2013
FTI Comms Revenue Rises in Q2
By Greg Hazley
 
FTI Consulting's strategic communications operation posted an 8.4% increase in second quarter revenue over 2012 to $50.6M, but the company overall lowered guidance for the year amid reduced demand for bankruptcy and restructuring work.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013
WaggEd Supports Newly Public YuMe
By Greg Hazley
 
yumeYuMe, a Silcon Valley-based digital video advertising platform, is relying on Waggener Edstrom as it slates an initial public offering of around $46M today.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Aug. 6, 2013
Check out O'Dwyer's Aug. '13 Financial PR/IR & Professional Svcs. PR Magazine
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O'Dwyer's Financial PR/IR & Professional Services PR MagazineOur annual issue on financial PR/IR and professional services PR covers the latest industry trends and includes profiles of PR firms specializing in these areas.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Jul. 31, 2013
Air Products Whips Up PR Amid $2.2B Ackman Stake
By Greg Hazley
 
air productsPublicly traded Air Products and Chemicals has bolstered its PR with outside counsel as it falls in the crosshairs of activist investor William Ackman.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
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