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Rubenstein PR's Waldenburg Joins MZ N.A.

Tue, Aug. 10, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Kati Waldenburg has joined MZ North America’s New York office to build out the PR practice of the Sao Paulo-based MZ Group investor relations firm that has more than 525 staffers.

Telling the New VC Story

Tue, Aug. 10, 2021

By Todd Barrish

Todd BarrishIn a post-pandemic world, public relations activities for venture capital firms have never been more important.

Reevemark Works $4B Sanderson Farms Deal

Tue, Aug. 10, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Sanderson FarmsReevemark handles Sanderson Farms as the No. 3 chicken producer gets acquired by Continental Grain and Cargill in a deal valued at $4.5B.

FTI Handles Battle for Vectura

Mon, Aug. 9, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

VecturaFTI Consulting is advising Vectura, the UK maker of inhaled medicines and devices to treat respiratory illnesses, as it is a takeover target of Philip Morris International and Carlyle Group.

As ESG Investing Grows, So Do Communications Needs

Mon, Aug. 9, 2021

By Bill Haynes

Bill HaynesAs capital continues to flow into the sustainability segment, it’s now becoming harder for participants to stand out. Here are a few trends to keep in mind when evaluating strategies and brand narratives.

ICR Handles French Tropicana Takeover

Tue, Aug. 3, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

TropicanaICR Inc. handles French private equity firm PAI Partners as it acquires a 61 percent stake in Tropicana and Naked Juice brands from PepsiCo for $3.3B.

FTI Consulting's Richardson Shifts to ICI

Tue, Aug. 3, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Erica Elliott RichardsonErica Elliott Richardson, managing director at FTI Consulting, will join the Investment Company Institute as chief public communications officer on Aug. 16.

Joele Frank Helps Make Hippo a Public Company

Mon, Aug. 2, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

HippoJoele Frank represents Reinvent Technology Partners as the special purpose acquisition company completes a merger that results in Hippo Insurance Services becoming a public company with shares trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Kekst CNC Books Ride on Swvl's SPAC

Wed, Jul. 28, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

SwvlKekst CNC is handling Dubai-based Swvl mass transit ride start-up as it goes public via a merger with Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital, an all-female-led SPAC.

IPG Records 22.5% Growth in Q2

Wed, Jul. 21, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Andy PolanskyInterpublic reported a 22.5 percent jump in Q2 $2.3B. The IPG DXTRA Group, which includes PR units, was up 15.1 percent.

JONESWORKS Books Wheels Up's SPAC 

Wed, Jul. 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

WheelsUpJONESWORKS is handling Wheels Up Experience Inc.’s flight to become a publicly-traded company via a SPAC deal ironed out with Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corp.

Sard Verbinnen Works Limetree's Bankruptcy

Tue, Jul. 13, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Sard Verbinnen & Co. handles the bankruptcy of St. Croix-based Limetree Bay Refining, which has run afoul of US environmental regulators.

Sard Verbinnen Takes Planet Labs Public

Wed, Jul. 7, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Planet LabsSard Verbinnen & Co. is helping Planet Labs, which runs the largest fleet of Earth-imaging satellites, go public via a $2.8B merger with the dMY Technology Group IV blank check company.

Market Street Partners Powers Astra's IPO

Fri, Jul. 2, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

AstraSan Francisco-based Market Street Partners handles Astra space launch company as it merges with Holicity SPAC to become a publicly traded company.

ICR Rolls Strike as Bowlero Goes Public

Thu, Jul. 1, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

BowleroICR Inc. represents Isos Acquisition Corp. as the blank check company merges with Bowlero, the world’s largest owner of bowling centers, in a deal valued at $2.6B.