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.
Edelman is mounting a PR defense for American Energy Partners and its founder Aubrey McClendon after McClendon's former company, oil and gas giant Chesapeake Energy, sued AEP and the well-known oilman for allegedly stealing trade secrets.
Amira Nature Foods, the 100-year-old, Dubai-based packaged rice exporter, is relying on FTI Consulting as it reels from a damaging report by Prescience Point Research Group alleging phony revenue and export figures.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal watchdog for the banking sector created by the Dodd-Frank Act, is dangling a three-year contract for content about consumer or personal finance to educate the public about financial products and services.
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