Report by Roland Rudd (right)
Michael Gross (left)
Chief executive officer
Our leadership team
insbury is continuing to expand its influence as a globally-integrated strategic communications consultancy. It specialises in managing complex assignments in corporate reputation, financial and transaction communications, public affairs and crisis management. Finsbury has offices in the UK, the US, mainland Europe, the Middle East and Asia. It provides expert strategic advice and execution to many of the world’s most successful companies. In 2015, Finsbury added significant new assignments for Hutchison, Foxconn, Bank of China, EY and IE Singapore, among others, to complement its existing work for major clients including Toyota, UnitedHealth Group, Starbucks, Marks & Spencer, Deutsche Bank and Ahold.
Revenues increased as we managed a number of high-profile cross-border deals. We represented SABMiller in its $107 billion acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev, Royal Dutch Shell in its $70 billion acquisition of BG Group, UnitedHealth Group in its $12.8 billion acquisition of Catamaran and Walgreens Boots Alliance in its $9.4 billion acquisition of RiteAid. The company also supported Worldpay’s initial public offering, managed major safety and environmental crisis situations for Duke Energy and Toyota, and was appointed as Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s first agency in Asia.
Revenues increased as we managed a number of high-profile cross-border deals
In May, The Holmes Report named Finsbury the North America Financial Agency of the Year. This reflects the increasing success of our M&A and financial communications capabilities in the US.