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Expertise

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.

#1

U.S. M&A

Corporate Control Alert, 2013-2020

#1

Corporate Shareholder Activism Defense Advisor

BLOOMBERG, 2020

#1

Global Corporate/Financial Agency of the Year

THE HOLMES REPORT, 2019

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.

News

Joele Frank Named #1 M&A Communications Advisor by The Deal for 2021

January 19, 2022 – The Deal recently recognized Joele Frank as the top M&A PR advisory firm for the full year 2021The rankings reflect transactions announced in 2021 and valued at or greater than $100 million. Joele Frank advised on 168 transactions during the period, including 83 for the acquirer and 85 for the seller. The firm has received the #1 spot in The Deal’s annual rankings for nine consecutive years.

Joele Frank’s M&A work in 2021 included representing Kansas City Southern in its $31 billion sale to Canadian Pacific; Square in its $29 billion acquisition of Afterpay; Thermo Fisher in its $20.9 billion acquisition of PPD; and Hillrom in its $12.4 billion sale to Baxter International, among others.

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Joele Frank Recognized as Top Global Corporate Shareholder Activism Defense Advisor in 2021 by Bloomberg

January 4, 2022 – Bloomberg has recognized Joele Frank as the top corporate shareholder activism defense IR advisor in its 2021 Global Activism Market Review. Joele Frank advised companies on 66 activist situations launched during 2021 and tracked by Bloomberg.

Bloomberg noted Joele Frank as the top advisor across 10 of 12 industry sectors, as well as across a number of other categories, including:
  • Total Number of Global Engagements;
  • Engagements for U.S. Companies;
  • Engagements by Aggregate Activist Stake Value;
  • Engagements by Aggregate Market Capitalization;
  • Engagements for Companies with Market Capitalizations Greater than $5 Billion;
  • Engagements for Companies with Market Capitalizations Greater than $1 Billion; and
  • Engagements for Companies with Market Capitalizations Less than $1 Billion.
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Contact

New York

622 Third Avenue, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10017

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Tel: 212.355.4449

Fax: 212.355.4554

San Francisco

One California Street, Suite 2275
San Francisco, CA 94111

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Careers

We look for people with a special combination of passion, intelligence, curiosity and talent.

Joele Frank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To be considered for employment, please send your resume and cover letter to: info@joelefrank.com