Brunswick is a public relations group specialising in corporate and financial communications, or more specifically "critical issues and corporate relations". It is best-known as an advisor to buyers or sellers involved in mergers & acquisitions; for example AB InBev's acquisition of SABMiller, 21st Century Fox's proposed buyout of Sky and Reckitt Benckiser's of Mead Johnson. It was the global #1 in M&A-related PR in both 2015 and 2016, handling more than 200 separate deals each year. However it has also widened its brief into broader financial and corporate PR. It was, for example, BP's main crisis communications consultancy during the Gulf of Mexico disaster. Founded in London in 1987, the privately owned group now has 23 offices in 14 key global markets. Subsidiary companies include design agency MerchantCantos, presentations coaching unit Lincoln Centre and cultural communications specialist Brunswick Arts. The business is still owned and run by co-founders Sir Alan Parker, Andrew Fenwick and Louise Charlton, along with a team of other partners. Neal Wolin - former deputy secretary of the US Treasury under President Obama - succeeded Susan Gilchrist as global CEO in 2018. Industry watcher PRovoke estimated global fee income of $367m in 2020, up almost 10% on the year before. It was the single biggest PR agency headquartered in the UK, and the #10 globally. PR Week ranked the agency as the UK's #2 PR agency by fee income after Edelman.
Capsule checked 22nd August 2019
Which clients does Brunswick handle? Find out more from Adbrands Account Assignments
Who are the competitors of Brunswick? see Top Global Public Relations Agencies index
Adbrands Account Assignments is a database tracking account management for the world's leading brands and companies. In other words, which advertising agency handles which accounts in which countries. Fully searchable by brand, brandowner company or advertising agency, the database now contains more than 35,000 worldwide account assignments for over 9,500 leading brands.
All rights reserved © Mind Advertising Ltd 1998-2021