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Thu., Jun. 25, 2015
Sard Verbinnen Aids A&P Amid Struggles
By Greg Hazley
 
A&PThe 156-year-old Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. has engaged Sard Verbinnen & Co. as it struggles to stave off a potential second bankruptcy filing in five years.
Category: M&A
Mon., Jun. 22, 2015
Joele Frank Works $2B Med Equipment Tie-Up
By Greg Hazley
 
hill-romJoele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher is advising medical device maker Hill-Rom in its $2B merger of rival Welch Allyn.
Category: M&A
Fri., Jun. 5, 2015
Brunswick Aids IPO-Bound SunGard
By Greg Hazley
 
sungardSunGard, the financial industry software provider, is relying on Brunswick Group for outside PR support as it pursues an initial public offering.
Category: M&A
Mon., Jun. 1, 2015
Kekst, Rubenstein, Weber in $1B OM Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
om groupThree 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.
Category: M&A
Thu., May 28, 2015
M&A in the UK PR sector
By Dave Armon
 
dave armonIt's hard to overestimate the energy and momentum that comes from buying innovative startups and integrating them into a successful business.
Category: M&A
Tue., May 26, 2015
M&A Pro Jacobs to Abernathy
By Greg Hazley
 

jeremy jacobsJeremy Jacobs, senior VP focused on financial communications at FleishmanHillard, has moved to The Abernathy MacGregor Group as a managing director.

Category: M&A
Mon., May 18, 2015
Sard in $13.6B Danaher-Pall Deal, Split
By Greg Hazley
 
pallDanaher Corp. is working with Sard Verbinnen & Co. on the PR front of its $13.8B acquisition of water filtration systems maker Pall Corp., and subsequent plan to split into two companies.
Category: M&A
Thu., May 14, 2015
Brunswick in $2.1B Shale Drilling Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
shaleBrunswick Group is advising Rosetta Resources in its $2.1B merger into Noble Energy, a deal some say could rejuvenate the shale oil market amid a plunge in oil prices.
Category: M&A
Thu., May 7, 2015
PR Firms Work Global Data Merger Drama
By Greg Hazley
 
telecityA $4.5B merger of data center operators has clouded as one of the firms, UK-based Telecity, said today it is has been approached by US-based Equinix in a $3.5B takeover bid.
Category: M&A
Wed., Apr. 22, 2015
Joele Frank Leads Q1 PR Deal Advisors
By Greg Hazley
 
the dealJoele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher far outpaced M&A PR advisors in the first quarter of 2015 advising 30 transactions, according to The Deal.
Category: M&A
Wed., Apr. 8, 2015
PR Firms Advise Massive $70B Shell-BG Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
shellBrunswick Group and Finsbury are advising the blockbuster $70B acquisition of the UK's BG Group by Royal Dutch Shell.
Category: M&A
Thu., Mar. 19, 2015
M&A Dealmakers See Rise in Activism for 2015
By Greg Hazley
 
brunswickMost dealmakers expect an increase in M&A activity in 2015 fueled by shareholder activism, but the increase will not be on the scale of a blockbuster 2014, according to Brunswick Group.
Category: M&A
Mon., Feb. 23, 2015
PR Firms Work $10.1B Valeant-Salix Pharma Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
xifaxanSard 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.
Category: M&A
Wed., Feb. 18, 2015
Joele Frank Tops 2014 M&A PR Firms in US
By Greg Hazley
 
deal tablesJoele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher logged PR duties for 101 deals in 2014 to top The Deal's annual league tables.
Category: M&A
Wed., Feb. 4, 2015
Sloane Helps Sandell Ratchet Up Pressure on Pipeline Operator
By Greg Hazley
 
semgroupActivist hedge fund Sandell Asset Management Corp is ratcheting up pressure on pipeline operator SemGroup Corp. with PR help from Sloane & Co to push for a sale of the Oklahoma-based company.
Category: M&A
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
C&J Gets PR Help Amid Court-Blocked 'Inversion' Merger
By Greg Hazley
 
cjC&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.
Category: M&A
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
Joele Frank in $66B Actavis-Allergan Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
actavis, allerganAllergan is working with Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher on the PR front of its $66B acquisition by Dublin-based Actavis.
Category: M&A
Fri., Nov. 7, 2014
AbMac, Kekst Work $1.5B Kremers Pharma Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
pharmaAbernathy MacGregor Group and Kekst and Company are engaged in the $1.5B acquisition of Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals by private equity firms Advent International and Avista Capital Partners.
Category: M&A
Wed., Oct. 8, 2014
ICR, AbMac Spread PR for $374M Bagel Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
bagelsAbernathy MacGregor Group and ICR are proving PR and IR counsel in German conglomerate JAB Holding's $375M move to acquire Colorado-based national bagel titan Einstein Noah Restaurant Group.
Category: M&A
Tue., Sep. 9, 2014
Sard in Rival Bid for Brokerage Firm
By Greg Hazley
 

GFISard Verbinnen & Co is guiding PR for BCG Partners' $675M bid for brokerage and clearing firm rival GFI Group, which has already agreed to be acquired by another company.

 
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