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We provide our clients strategic counsel and tactical support across communications disciplines.

Our work ranges from ongoing public relations and investor relations to high-profile, high-stakes special situations.


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Corporate Control Alert, 2013-2019


Global M&A by Deal Value



North America Financial Agency of the Year


Our People

Committed. Candid. Connected. We are recognized for our intellect, integrity and intensity.

Our values encourage teamwork, accountability and respectful debate.

Why Us

Joele Frank is an industry leader year after year. We immerse ourselves in our clients’ businesses to help them advance their goals. We have forged an outstanding reputation for delivering results.


Joele Frank Recognized As One of Business Insider’s Top Financial PR Professionals

Joele Frank, a founder and managing partner of our firm, was recently recognized by Business Insider as one of the top 15 most sought-after professionals in the financial communications industry. In addition to citing Joele’s personal involvement in more than 1,000 engagements, Business Insider noted that Frank and her colleagues have defended companies against the leading shareholder activists, including Carl Icahn (more than 30 times), Starboard (more than 40 times) and Pershing Square (at least 10 times). Read More

Bloomberg Recognizes Joele Frank as Leading Global Shareholder Activism Defense Advisor in H1 2020 Global Activism Market Review

Joele Frank is proud to be recognized as the leading global IR adviser to companies in defense against activist investors, according to Bloomberg’s H1 2020 Global Activism Market Review. Of all new activist campaigns launched during the first half of 2020 and tracked by Bloomberg, Joele Frank advised on 56 situations in which the activists’ holdings were collectively valued at approximately $5.8 billion. Joele Frank was recognized as the top activism IR advisor across a number of categories, including:
  • Total Number of Engagements;
  • Engagements for U.S. Companies;
  • Engagements for Companies with Market Capitalizations Greater than $1 Billion;
  • Engagements by Aggregate Activist Stake Value; and
  • Engagements by Aggregate Market Capitalization.
Joele Frank was previously named the top global shareholder activism defense IR advisor in Bloomberg’s 2019 Global Activism Market Review.
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