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Joele Frank Works Mallinckrodt's Opioid Deal

Tue, Feb. 25, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

MallinckrodtJoele Frank is working media for Mallinckrodt PLC's deal to pay $1.6B over eight years to settle its share of the thousands of lawsuits filed against opioid makers and distributors.

Gregory FCA Adds Digital Shop

Tue, Feb. 25, 2020

By Steve Barnes

FCAGregory FCA, a top financial PR firm, has acquired KM Digital Relations, a digital and social marketing agency based in Fort Washington, Pa.

SKDKnickerbocker Acquires Sloane & Co.

Thu, Feb. 20, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Josh IsaySKDKnickerbocker has acquired Sloane & Co. from MDC Partners in a deal that adds financial capability to its public affairs orientation. Both shops are affiliated with Mark Penn's Stagwell Group.

Gladstone Seals Ladenburg Thalmann Deal

Fri, Feb. 14, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Milton BerlinskiGladstone Place Partners represents Reverence Capital Partners as its Advisor Group investment completes the acquisition of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services of Miami.

Brunswick Group Adds Financial PR Vet Koons

Fri, Jan. 24, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Charles KoonsBrunswick Group has hired Charlie Koons as a partner focused on mergers & acquisitions, investor engagement, shareholder activism and corporate governance.

W2O’s Mattox Takes IR Job at Zimmer Biomet

Wed, Jan. 8, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Kerri MattoxKerri Mattox, who was global lead for integrated corporate communications at W2O Group, has joined Zimmer Biomet as senior VP/IR & chief communications officer, a new post.

Sard Verbinnen Directs Xperi/TiVo Merger

Thu, Dec. 19, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Sard Verbinnen & Co. is handling the $3B merger of Xperi, audio, technology products company, with TiVo, video entertainment outfit.

Instinctif Handles Froneri’s Sweet Ice Cream Deal

Thu, Dec. 12, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Haagen DazsLondon’s Instinctif Partners is handling Froneri’s $4B acquisition of Nestle USA’s ice cream business (Häagen-Dazs, Dreyer's, Edy's, Skinny Cow) to power its foray into the $10B American market.


Profile Advisors Joins PR Battle for Hudson’s Bay

Mon, Dec. 9, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Hudson;s Bay CompanyProfile Advisors represents Ortelius Advisors, which has filed a lawsuit to block the takeover of Hudson’s Bay Co., owner of Saks Fifth Ave, by a group led by its executive chairman Richard Baker.

Edelman Scores in Silver Lake's Manchester City Deal

Wed, Nov. 27, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

ManchesterEdelman is handling both ends of Silver Lake's $500M outlay for a 10 percent stake in City Football Group, parent of Britain's premium league champion Manchester City soccer club, an investment that gives CFG the world's richest valuation in sports.

Sloane & Co. Books eBay’s $4B StubHub Deal

Mon, Nov. 25, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

StubHubSloane & Co. is handling eBay’s $4B deal to sell StubHub to viagogo, the Geneva-based global online ticket platform for sports and entertainment events.

Edelman Guides Fat Tire Sale to Japan's Kirin

Wed, Nov. 20, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

New BegiumEdelman is handling New Belgium Brewing’s acquisition by Japan’s Kirin Holding Co. Ltd. The nation's No. 4 craft beer company has breweries in Fort Collins (CO) and Ashville (NC).

Joele Frank Works Dean Foods Chapter 11

Tue, Nov. 12, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Dean FoodsJoele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher is handling Dallas-based Dean Foods as the nation's largest milk processor declares Chapter 11 and negotiates a sale of its assets to the Dairy Farmers of America cooperative.