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PR Pitches and mergers & acquisitions: April update

Welcome to the PRmoment Podcast.

Welcome to our April review of PR Pitches and mergers & acquisitions in the UK PR scene with Andrew Bloch.

Andrew is a co-founder and non-executive director at Frank PR and is now lead consultant - PR, Social, Content and Influencer at the new business consultancy firm AAR. He is also a partner at PCB Partners where he advises on buying and selling marketing services agencies.

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2 mins Andrew gives us his rundown of April’s biggest PR pitch wins

  • Kingdom Collective win the PR brief for the energy drink Relentless.
  • Mind + Matter win Superdrug
  • Hope&Glory win Powerleageue
  • Richmond Towers win Calrsbeerg Marston brief Shipyard, Wainrights and Hobgoblin beers
  • Frank win Revel and Crockpot
  • Full Fat win Puttshack
  • Speed win Haven Holidays
  • Visible win Flying Tiger
  • Ketchum win Iceland
  • Ready 10 win Brewdog
  • Pitch win Autotrader
  • Adhuro win Tetley and Tea Pigs

12 mins Andrew gives us his monthly rundown of the most significant PR mergers and acquisitions in April, it’s mainly trade deals this month:

  • Edelman buy Landmark Public Affairs in Brussels
  • Weber buy Diverse Interactive
  • WPP buy the influencer agency Goat
  • APCO buy Camarco
  • KKR buy FSG Global
  • SWNS buy Pinpep

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