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M&A Activity to Increase in 2012

Along with other industry pundits, we agree with the prediction for an upswing in M&A activity in 2012. This is mainly because buyers are out in force, in part because their organic growth in recent years hasn’t satisfied shareholder expectations. But what type of agency does one buy to get in on the latest and […]

Uncertainty on Wall Street, Big Deals on Madison Avenue

Robust M&A activity – NY Times- Sept. 16, 2011 (McCrackenAP client Lunchbox noted paragraph three) See article at nytimes.com THREE years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers produced worldwide financial disruption, advertising agencies continue to face significant challenges. But Madison Avenue is, by and large, in better shape than many of the industries for which […]

New M&A Firm for Buyers and Sellers in the Marketing Communication and Technology Sectors

Washington, DC (August 1, 2011) – A new boutique investment-banking firm has been launched specializing in the marketing communications industry. McCracken Advisory Partners (McCracken AP) will advise both buyers and sellers in marketing services mergers and acquisitions. The investment-banking firm was born out of the acquisition of Washington DC-based broker dealer GRW Capital Corporation by McCracken […]

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