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Last Updated: Wed., Nov. 30, 2022 @ 5:17 pm

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Avisa Partners Acquires Forward Risk

Wed, Nov. 16, 2022

By Steve Barnes

AvisaAvisa Partners acquires Forward Risk and Intelligence, a firm that conducts investigative due diligence, business intelligence research, and international risk assessments for investors, corporations and law firms.

Ruder Finn Scores Touchdown

Mon, Nov. 7, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Ruder FinnRuder Finn has acquired Touchdown, a 65-member technology PR shop based in Austin.

MMGY Makes Move on Wagstaff Media

Tue, Oct. 11, 2022

By Steve Barnes

MMGY WgstaffMMGY Global acquires Wagstaff Media & Marketing, which specializes in the travel, culinary and hospitality lifestyle sectors.

Kekst CNC Guides Galway Tool Deal

Tue, Oct. 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

GalwayKekst CNC is working Sybridge Technologies’ acquisition of Galway Tool & Mould, the Irish maker of high-performance precision instruments for the pharma and medical segments.

Public Policy Holding Acquires KP Public Affairs

Mon, Oct. 3, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

KPPublic Policy Holding Company, owner of Seven Letter, Crossroads Strategies, Alpine Partners, O'Neill & Associates and Forbes Tate PA shops, is acquiring KP Public Affairs in Sacramento for a maximum $35M. (Updated)

WPP Scoops Up JeffreyGroup

Wed, Sep. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Jeffrey SharlachWPP has acquired Miami-based JeffreyGroup, which has more than 330 staffers and an extensive network in Latin America.

Finn Partners Adds Winston Agency

Mon, Sep. 19, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Winston AgencyFinn Partners has acquired Georgetown-based Winston Agency, a purpose and sustainability advocacy shop, a move that powers the number of staffers in the independent firm’s social impact group to about the 100 mark.

Finn Partners Acquires Rachel Kay PR

Tue, Sep. 6, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Rachel KayFinn Partners has acquired Rachel Kay Public Relations, a 19-person shop based in San Diego that focuses on the food and beverage category.

Finn Partners Acquires SPAG

Mon, Jul. 18, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

FINNFinn Partners has acquired SPAG, an 85-member healthcare PR shop that has offices throughout Asia.

Riveron Acquires Clermont Partners

Fri, Jul. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

RiveronRiveron has acquired Clermont Partners, a 35-member ESG communications and investor relations shop based in Chicago that was launched by two FTI Consulting strategic communications executives.

Ares Management Acquires SLR Consulting

Thu, Jun. 23, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

AresAres Management Corp. has acquired SLR Consulting, a top environmental, social and governance consultancy, from Charterhouse Capital.

M&C Saatchi Dumps Dissident Director

Tue, Jun. 7, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Vin MurriaM&C Saatchi has booted director Vin Murria from its board for her refusal to support Next Fifteen Communications Group’s $390M cash and stock acquisition offer for the company. She made her own bid for M&C.

Next 15 Acquires M&C Saatchi

Fri, May 20, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Next15Next Fifteen Communications Group has acquired M&C Saatchi in a deal worth about $390M.

S4 Capital Acquires TheoremOne

Tue, May 17, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Martin SorrellS4 Capital chief Martin Sorrell has acquired Los Angeles ad tech company TheoremOne, which has more than 370 staffers, as the WPP founder returns to the acquisition trail in the aftermath of his firm's accounting snafu.

Demonstrate Acquires DDW

Mon, May 2, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

DemonstrateDemonstrate, a minority-owned marketing communications shop in San Francisco, has acquired DDW, a branding and design outfit.

Interpublic Gets Famous

Wed, Apr. 20, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

The Famous GroupInterpublic has acquired a stake in The Famous Group, a Los Angeles-based company that creates mixed and augmented reality for sports and other live events.

WPP Acquires Village Marketing

Tue, Feb. 22, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

VillageWPP has acquired Village Marketing, a top influencer marketing shop headquartered in Manhattan that has worked for Spotify, Nike and Joe Biden's presidential campaign.