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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 H1 2021

July 27, 2021 – The Deal recently recognized Joele Frank as the top M&A PR advisory firm for the first half of 2021. Current rankings reflect transactions announced in the first six months of 2021 and valued at or greater than $100 million. Joele Frank advised on 48 transactions during the period, including 22 for the acquirer and 26 for the seller. The firm has received the #1 spot in The Deal’s annual rankings for eight consecutive years.

Joele Frank’s recent M&A work includes representing Kansas City Southern in its $33.7 billion planned sale to Canadian National Railway; Thermo Fisher in its $20.9 billion acquisition of PPD; Apollo Global Management in its $11.0 billion merger with Athene Holding; FLIR Systems in its $8.0 billion sale to Teladyne; Monmouth Real Estate in its $3.4 Billion sale to Equity Commonwealth; Ventas in its $2.3 billion acquisition of New Senior Investment Group; Talend in its $2.4 billion sale to Thoma Bravo; Herman Miller in its $1.8 billion acquisition of Knoll; and MorphoSys in its $1.7 billion acquisition of Constellation Pharmaceuticals, among others.

Joele Frank Again Recognized as Leading Global Shareholder Activism Defense Advisor by Bloomberg in H1 2021 Global Activism Market Review

July 9, 2021 – Joele Frank is proud to once again be recognized by Bloomberg as the top corporate shareholder activism defense advisor in its H1 2021 Global Activism Market Review. Of all new activist campaigns launched in 2021 and tracked by Bloomberg, Joele Frank advised on 42 activist situations with stakes valued at approximately $12.2 billion during the first half of 2021. Joele Frank was also recognized as the top adviser across nine 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 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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New York

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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