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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.

Finn Partners Acquires AHA

Tue, Feb. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Betsy HenningFinn Partners has acquired AHA, a women-owned 52-person purpose-driven shop based in Vancouver, WA.

FINN Partners Acquires Ireland's 360

Tue, Dec. 7, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Dan PenderFinn Partners has acquired Dublin-based 360, a full-service integrated communications firm with 17 staffers.

WPP Keeps Head in Cloud

Tue, Nov. 30, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Cloud Commerce GroupWPP has acquired Cloud Commerce Group, a UK-based outfit that helps brands market, sell and deliver their products across e-commerce platforms.

Ruder Finn Acquires UK's Mantis

Mon, Oct. 4, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

MantisRuder Finn has acquired Mantis, a British medtech company that targets companies operating in the public sector.

Weinstein PR Sold to Industry Veteran

Mon, Jun. 14, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

WeinsteinWeinstein PR today announced that it is being acquired by PR veteran Molly Ishkanian, owner of Portland-based shop Noteworthy PR.

LLYC Acquires Apache Digital Shop

Thu, May 20, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

ApacheLLYC has acquired Apache, a performance and digital marketing shop that has more than 40 staffers.

MikeWorldWide Catches Chameleon 

Thu, Apr. 8, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

ChameleonMikeWorldWide has acquired London’s Chameleon technology & B2B firm, a move that gives the former MWWPR about 30 tech, content and digital services pros in the UK.

Finn Partners Acquires MintTwist

Tue, Apr. 6, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Noah FinnFinn Partners acquires MintTwist, a 25-member digital shop based in London that has done work for the BBC and National Health Service.

Lippe Taylor Acquires Cheer Partners

Wed, Mar. 31, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Cheer PartnersLippe Taylor Group has acquired Cheer Partners, employee communications and diversity, equity and inclusion champion.