The reimagined version of the iconic, guest-driven and pun-filled "Wall Street Week" is under new management by a subsidiary of the ubiquitous hedge fund, SkyBridge Capital, and its founder, becoming the latest mile marker on the twisting path of financial services marketing.
Joele Frank and Huntsworth's Citigate First Financial represent Jerusalem-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' audacious $40B bid to acquire Mylan NV to create the globe's biggest generic drug company.
More than half of those surveyed in Edelman's latest Trust Barometer want more federal regulation of the financial services sector, which is opposed by the crowd running for the Republican presidential nomination sweepstakes.
Ballantyne Strong, the publicly traded digital display and lighting systems provider, is working with Financial Profiles for PR support as it faces a surprise proxy challenge from a Charlotte investment firm.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, who has lodged an ongoing campaign deriding nutritional supplement purveyor Herbalife as a pyramid scheme, said federal investigators have questioned his PR firm, Global Strategy Group.
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