BORDER LINES: Slattery PR in talks with Shandwick

DUBLIN: Shandwick is believed to be trying to buy top five Irish agency Slattery PR. Managing director Padraig Slattery claims to have turned down an approach from Shandwick for his 30-strong agency. ’We have discussed it with Shandwick, but are not interested in being bought out. We value our independence very highly,’ he said. The two agencies have been affiliated for eight years, working together on various projects. Shandwick’s deputy CEO Michael Murphy declined to comment. Slattery had fee income of pounds 3 million in 1999.

DUBLIN: Shandwick is believed to be trying to buy top five Irish

agency Slattery PR. Managing director Padraig Slattery claims to have

turned down an approach from Shandwick for his 30-strong agency. ’We

have discussed it with Shandwick, but are not interested in being bought

out. We value our independence very highly,’ he said. The two agencies

have been affiliated for eight years, working together on various

projects. Shandwick’s deputy CEO Michael Murphy declined to comment.

Slattery had fee income of pounds 3 million in 1999.



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