Powerscourt advises on Micro Focus-HPE deal
Powerscourt, which is retained by infrastructure software giant Micro Focus, has been advising on its acquisition of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software business, in a deal worth $8.8bn (£6.6bn).
MSLGroup's US reshuffle
As reported by PRWeek US, five senior staff positions have been eliminated as part of a restructure of the US leadership of MSLGroup.
IPG buys Stickyeyes
InterPublic Group division IPG Mediabrands has announced the acquisition of UK digital marketing businesses Stickyeyes Group. The group, which comprises of Stickyeyes and Zazzle Media, provides digital services and delivery across SEO, paid search, digital PR, content and social media.
Whiteoaks promotes Richter
PRWeek UK Top 150 agency The Whiteoaks Consultancy has promoted Susan Richter to head of content in a newly created role to spearhead the agency’s content creation services. She has been with the firm since 2013.
Walbrook wins IPPlus brief
Walbrook PR has been appointed as financial PR adviser to AIM-listed customer engagement specialist IPPlus, with a focus on comms to the financial media, research analysts and investors surrounding what a press release terms "the disposal of its call centre operations for an aggregate consideration of £6.7m and its relaunch as a high growth fintech [company]".
M&C Saatchi fights cancer
M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is proud to announce its partnership with Cancer United - a charity providing support for those fighting and recovering from cancer in West Sussex. The agency has created CU Fitter - an instructor training programme and gym dedicated to providing fitness classes for cancer patients and survivors.
Catchpole & Rye appoints Decorum Media
Decorum Media has been appointed to manage the PR and digital media for British luxury bathroom brand, Catchpole & Rye. Established in 1990, Catchpole & Rye has a workshop in Kent, and showrooms in Fulham and Tunbridge Wells.