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M&A Advisor Recognizes Scott Bisang as Emerging Leader

July 28, 2022 – The M&A Advisor recently recognized Scott Bisang, a partner at Joele Frank, as one of the recipients of the 13th Annual Emerging Leader Awards.

The M&A Advisor created the recognition awards program to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging leaders of corporate finance and dealmaking industries. Scott, who joined Joele Frank in 2010, was chosen from a pool of nominees for his accomplishments and contributions to the M&A industry.  Evaluation and selection of the nominees was completed by an independent judging panel.

Joele Frank Once Again Recognized as Top Corporate Activism Adviser

July 5, 2022 – We are proud to announce that Joele Frank has once again been ranked as the #1 IR / PR Adviser in Bloomberg’s 2022 First Half Global Activism Review. The firm advised on 50 activist defense engagements, representing cumulative stakes of $13.5 billion, during the first half of 2022. Bloomberg also recognized Joele Frank as the top adviser across 10 of 12 industry sectors.

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NIRI Names Nick Lamplough ‘Rising Leader Under 40’

We’re excited to share that Nick Lamplough has been recognized as one of NIRI’s 2022 Class of Rising Leaders Under 40!

The award from NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations recognizes the most talented individuals in the investor relations community who have made notable contributions to their organizations, NIRI chapters and the overall IR profession. NIRI will honor the 2022 Rising Leaders Under 40 during the NIRI 2022 Annual Conference in Boston, June 5-7.

Observer Media Recognizes Joele Frank as one of The Best PR Firms in America

We’re excited to share that Joele Frank has once again been named to Observer Media’s list of The Best PR Firms in America. The Observer recognized the firm’s number one spot in M&A PR for the eighth year in a row as well as its top ranking for shareholder activism defense PR and IR.

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JF Partner Meaghan Repko Joins Tina’s Wish Board

We are honored to announce that Meaghan Repko, Partner at Joele Frank, has joined the Board of Directors for Tina’s Wish, a not-for-profit organization that funds innovative research for the early detection and prevention of ovarian cancer. Meaghan will lead the Communications Committee, bringing her expertise to expand the foundation’s impact and visibility.  Joele Frank has been a longtime supporter of Tina’s Wish and its efforts to give women and families a fighting chance against this disease. We are excited to see the foundation continue the pace of progress with Meaghan as part of its leadership team.

Learn more about Tina’s Wish and how you can support their work here

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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