Nasdaq said Friday morning that the deal, subject to customary approvals, will make it a global leader in news release distribution.
The group contains Weber Shandwick and Golin, as well as other agencies such as Jack Morton and Octagon. Weber CEO Andy Polansky said the PR firms registered high-single-digit organic growth for the year and Q4.
Tim Spanton, a features writer on The Sun perhaps best known as money-saving expert Captain Crunch, will leave the paper at the end of February, PRWeek has learned.
From 2018, companies with more than 250 employees that fail to address the gender pay gap will be highlighted in league tables as part of equality measures announced by the Government.
When Liverpool fans walked out in the 77th minute against Sunderland, it was a textbook political stunt, highlighting just how well-organised their grassroots campaign was.
In Flack this week: more on the US/UK PR cultural divide, the FT's Kellaway on changing times in hack/flack relations, Premier League rebranding almost goes into extra time, and Propeller ratchets up action on 'spin'.
Google EMEA president Matt Brittin faced repeated criticism from MPs on the Commons Public Accounts Committee yesterday morning when he was quizzed, alongside Google vice-president of finance Tom Hutchinson, about the internet giant's £130m settlement in UK back taxes over ten years.
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PRWeek UK talks to the British agencies taking on the world: The agency has had plenty of success in the heart of Europe over the last five years with clients including Nike, BlackBerry and Siemens.
International expansion can be lucrative and rewarding, but you need to do some serious research and find the right team to make it work.
Speed Communications helped a joint venture to empower homeless people to earn a living wage by selling coffee.
Beechinor-Collins had served as an EVP at Text100 since it acquired content marketing agency Republic Publishing in 2014.
Anders Kempe has left Publicis Groupe after nine years as president of EMEA for MSLGroup, with the firm's chief executive saying it was unrelated to the recent restructuring of Publicis.
The PRCA has welcomed the increased powers awarded to press regulator the Independent Press Standards Organisation.
PR professionals in the US are generally more "polished" and "professionalised" - and continue to work as executives at an older age than their UK counterparts - says Golin's Matt Neale, a Briton who now helps run the agency's New York office.
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