Ben Smith, Founder, PRmoment.com
Welcome to the PRmoment Podcast.
Welcome to our September review of PR Pitches and mergers & acquisitions in the UK PR scene with Andrew Bloch.
He is the lead consultant - PR, Social, Content and Influencer at the new business consultancy firm AAR and a partner at PCB Partners where he advises on buying and selling marketing services agencies.
Andrew is also a co-founder at PR agency Frank PR, where he is still a non-executive director.
Thanks to our PRmoment Podcast sponsors The PRCA.
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Here is a summary of what Andrew and PRmoment podcast host Ben Smith discussed on this week’s show:
2 mins Andrew gives us his rundown of this month's PR pitch wins
- Instinct wins Moonpig
- Purple wins Yoo Capital
- Stir wins Dunkin Donuts
- Cirkle wins Wilkinson Sword
- Social Chain wins Holland & Barratt
- Hope&Glory wins Vision Express
- Mercia wins Wembley
- Ogilvy wins Muller
- One Green Bean wins Singapore Tourist Board
- Teneo wins The AA
- Powerscourt wins Rightmove
- Frank wins Cupra
- Axicom wins AMD
“A gamechanger for Axicom”
15 mins Andrew updates us on this month’s M&A news:
Markettier’s acquisition of Sassy
Definition has raised £7m debt investment from ThinCats
An update on the $7 billion Syneos Health deal, which sees the firm go private.
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