Ithaca Partners, the specialist comms executive search firm, has launched a dedicated investor relations practice headed by Kate McGuire (formerly Dowman) who was previously at VMA Group.
Parkmead Group, the oil and gas exploration company chaired by ex-Dana Petroleum CEO Tom Cross, has selected College Hill as its retained financial comms adviser.
Terry Smith, the former chairman of broker Collins Stewart, has called in M:Communications to handle comms around the launch of his new fund management company, Fundsmith.
Unicorn Asset Management, the UK equity fund manager, has handed a retained brief to Quill PR.
Walbrook PR has hired Paul Cornelius from finnCap as a director and head of its investor relations practice and Jack Rich from Euro RSCG Biss Lancaster as an associate.