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Sunstar Strategicís Murphy Moves to Allspring

Fri, May 13, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Melissa MurphyMelissa Murphy, executive VP at Sunstar Strategic, has joined Allspring Global Investments, which has more than $540B in assets under management, as head of PR.

Financial Firms Rebounded in 2021

Fri, Apr. 29, 2022

By Jon Gingerich

Executives from the top ranked Financial PR firms
O’Dwyer’s interviewed executives at some of the top-ranked PR agencies representing the financial services sector to find out if the slump caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is over and what the future holds as a market correction looms on the horizon.

Affirmís IR Chief Takes Teneo Spot

Mon, Apr. 18, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Ronald ClarkRonald Clark, VP-IR at San Francisco-based fintech company Affirm, has joined Teneo as managing director of its SF outpost.

ICR Helps Fortune Gobble Up DíArtagnan

Fri, Apr. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

D'ArtagnanICR Inc. handles Fortune International as it acquires D’Artagnan, a leader in the “farm-to-table” movement in a deal pegged in the $100M range.

Edelman, ICR, Prosek Top Financial Rankings

Wed, Mar. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

EdelmanEdelman (+18.6 percent to $100.8M), ICR Inc. (+60.7 percent to $97.8M) and Prosek Partners (+29.9 percent to $70M) topped O’Dwyer’s 2022 ranking of financial PR firms.

Sard Verbinnen Works $11.6B Alleghany Takeover

Tue, Mar. 22, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Berkshire Hathaway & AlleghanySard Verbinnen & Co. represents Alleghany Corp. as the insurer agrees to to be acquired by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway via an $11.6B cash deal.

Credit Suisse Deposits PR Duties in Cox

Wed, Mar. 16, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Rob CoxCredit Suisse has named Rob Cox, global editor/co-founder of Reuters’ Breakingviews financial commentary site, group head of corporate communications.

Hunter Drops Deutsche Bank for FTI Consulting Post

Mon, Mar. 7, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Dan HunterDan Hunter, who was head of corporate communications for the Americas at Deutsche Bank, has joined FTI Consulting’s strategic communications unit as Americas head of financial services.

Sard Verbinnen Defends Bed, Bath & Beyond

Mon, Mar. 7, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

BBBSard Verbinnen is handling media for Bed Bath & Beyond as the retailer is pressed by billionaire investor Ryan Cohen to revamp its operations and explore strategic alternatives.

Joele Frank Shores Up Paramount Group

Fri, Feb. 25, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Paramount GroupJoele Frank represents Paramount Group as the real estate investment trust received an unsolicited takeover bid from Monarch Alternative Capital.

Longacre Square, Brunswick Work Hasbro Proxy Battle

Wed, Feb. 23, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

HasbroLongacre Square Partners handles media for Alta Fox Capital Managment, which is pressing Hasbro Inc. to spin off its fast-growth Wizards of the Coast gaming unit to bolster its stock price. Brunswick Group reps the toy company,

Longacre Square Books $6B Preferred Apts. Deal

Thu, Feb. 17, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

PACLongacre Square Partners works the media for Preferred Apartment Communities as it inks a $5.8B all-cash deal to be acquired by Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust.

Abernathy MacGregor Works MoneyGram Deal

Wed, Feb. 16, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

MoneyGramAbernathy MacGregor is handing Madison Dearborn Partners’ $1.8B deal to acquire MoneyGram International, global leader in the digital person-to-person payments space.