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Videojug: Majority Stake Acquired by MLC50

Sale of our stake in Videojug Corporation: we have accepted an offer for our holding in Videojug Corporation from MLC50, a private equity vehicle in the media & technology space. Since starting Videojug in 2006, the site has become one of the most popular non-fiction video sites in the UK, with over 60m visits per [...]

By |April 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

M&C Saatchi gets Inside track

M&C Saatchi announces the agreement in principle to acquire Inside Mobile, the leading mobile marketing specialist. We are delighted to have advised James Hilton and Dusan Hamlin on the sale of 60% of Inside Mobile to M&C Saatchi plc, the eponymous advertising agency. The market for marketing via mobile devices is one of the highest-growth [...]

By |March 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four buys content PR experts

Colman Getty sold to Four Communications We are very pleased to have advised Dotti irving and Liz Sich, the vendors of Colman Getty, the independent PR and communications consultancy, on the sale of a majority shareholding to Four Communications Group, the independent integrated marketing services group based in London. Following the deal, the consultancy has [...]

By |February 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WPP builds out technology PR network

Cohn & Wolfe acquires majority stake in Axicom Communications, the pan-European PR network. We are very pleased to announce the completion of the sale of Axicom to Cohn & Wolfe, one of WPP's major PR brands. Axicom manages public relations for companies across all sectors of modern B2B, with specific expertise in consumer technology, electronics, [...]

By |April 8th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Financial Dynamics in Good Health

International business communications consultancy FD International (formerly Financial Dynamics) has bought healthcare specialist Santé Communications. Great news that we have wrapped up the sale of Santé Communications to Financial Dynamics. Santé Communications, based in Covent Garden, is one of the UK's leading healthcare communications consultancies, providing public relations and medical education services to a blue [...]

By |June 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Money in Bear Markets

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., an interactive, entertainment retailer, completes the simultaneous purchase of the holder of the Build-A-Bear Workshop franchise in the UK & Eire, and The Bear Factory, owned by Hamleys Limited for $41.4m. Following the deal, Build-A-Bear Workshop intends to re-brand the Bear Factory store portfolio and merge it with the existing portfolio in [...]

By |April 2nd, 2006|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cello Plays A Different Tune

AIM-listed Cello Group has paid £3.1 million to acquire Chiaros Holdings, the company that owns the organisational consultancy TMI UK. We noticed the positive comment on our sale of TMI to Cello, the marketing services group chaired by Kevin Steeds. Bob Willott comments in Fintellect today: "Given Chiaros’ past performance, the purchase price seems a [...]

By |January 15th, 2006|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Red Letter Day For Red Door

Creston plc acquires Red Door Communications, one of the UK's leading healthcare public relations and medical education consultants, for a maximum consideration of £13.5 million. We are very pleased to have completed the sale of Red Door to Creston plc, a deal that I am sure will work extremely well for both parties. Red Door [...]

By |July 8th, 2005|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Huntsworth buys Avenue HKM

Sale of healthcare communications provider to Huntsworth plc. Ambitious marcoms group Huntsworth has made a second pharmaceutical sector acquisition in less than two months, having snapped up medical education and PR agency Avenue HKM from Blackwell Science. We acted for Blackwell in the deal. Huntsworth has paid £1.37m upfront, with a deferred consideration of £250,000 [...]

By |August 13th, 2004|Uncategorized|0 Comments