Acquisition opens London to Interel

Brussels-headquartered consultancy Interel has acquired London-based PA firm Politics International.

The deal paves the way for Interel to make its first inroads into the London lobbying market.

The Interel Group employs around 130 professionals, including 50 who work in a full-service marcoms firm badged Interel Belgium. The public affairs wing of Interel Group will merge with Brussels-based agency Cabinet Stewart in April to form Interel Cabinet Stewart (PRWeek, 18 January).

Politics International is headed by MD Andrew Dunlop.

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