Sloane & Company and Kekst and Company worked M&A PR for Dow Chemical's $810M sale of its AgroFresh specialty chemicals business to Boulevard Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded investment vehicle of Avenue Capital Group.
Three PR firms are working Apollo Global Management's $1B purchase of OM Group as the private equity firm plans to take the industrial company private and sell its electronic chemicals and photomasks operation.
Sard Verbinnen & Co. and Teneo Strategy are outside PR counsel for Valeant Pharmaceuticals' $10.1B acquisition of Salix Pharmaceuticals, the Raleigh, N.C., maker of drugs for gastrointestinal disorders.
C&J Energy Services, the Houston oil field services company that saw its $2.8B merger with Nabors Industries blocked by a Delaware court last week, is relying on Abernathy MacGregor Group for PR counsel.
*O'Dwyer's is the only PR firm ranking which requires the top page of the latest corporate income tax return and W-3, establishing particpants as PR firms rather than ad agencies or other types of businesses.