Ecco’s M&A drive gets underway

Kinross and Render and Chambers Cox PR came together this week in the first of a series of mergers and acquisitions aimed at creating a multi-disciplinary PR group.

The firms will continue to trade under their current names as subsidiaries of Ecco Public Relations, which takes its name from the Ecco global PR Network co-founded by Kinross and Render with partners in Holland, Germany, France, Austria and the US.

Clients include Zurich Municipal, the Department for Education and Skills, and the corporate IT forum Tif.

Kinross and Render chairman Sara Render said: ‘We were looking for like-minded partners who wanted to create focused specialist agencies under a parent.’

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