Hi-tech specialist agency Kaizo has boosted fee earnings by pounds
400,000 through its acquisition of London consultancy The Practice. The
acquisition would have moved Kaizo from number 38 to 33 in PR Week’s
last Top 150 with fee income of pounds 3,300,000.
The Practice’s clients transfer to Kaizo, along with the company’s five
staff. ’The most important thing they bring is people of the right
attitude,’ said Crispin Manners, CEO of Kaizo’s parent, The Argyll
The Practice’s clients include the business equipment division of NEC UK
and professional services clients such as the architect and designer
Aukett, plus Gleeds, a quantity surveyor.
Manners did not rule out further acquisitions and said that Argyll
Consultancies’ OFEX listing (PR Week, 3 December 1999) would help raise