MC Vanguard Advises on Merger Between Prominent North West Creative Agencies


MC Vanguard Corporate Finance are pleased to have advised on the completion of a merger between some of Merseyside's most prominent creative agencies. Full terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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The deal involved marketing and communications agency Kenyon Fraser and digital agency Edian, both Liverpool based, who have teamed up with Southport public relations firm Concept. Kenyon Fraser launched in 1990 and this deal is the first in its recent history.

Under the new structure, Kenyon Fraser head Richard Kenyon will become overall chief executive while deputy managing director Ben O'Brien has stepped up to be MD of Kenyon Fraser. Margaret Tarpey and Nick Holland, the existing managing directors at Concept and Edian, will stay in their respective posts.

Brian McCann, Director of MC Vanguard and Mitchell Charlesworth Partner said: "We were very pleased to be able to advise on the merger between these well-known and established North West businesses. We believe that this deal will create a very strong regional creative agency."

For more information about MC Vanguard Corporate Finance's services, please visit their dedicated website www.mcvanguard.co.uk or email: jean.hughes@mcvanguard.co.uk.

This article originally appeared in North West Insider on 24th May 2013 and can be found here.

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