NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AMO, the leading global network of strategic and financial communications consultancies, today announced that NATIONAL Public Relations (“NATIONAL”) has joined its network. NATIONAL is the market leading consultancy providing strategic and financial communications advice in Canada.
“We are very pleased to announce the addition of NATIONAL to the AMO network”
With 10 offices across Canada, from Victoria to St. John’s, NATIONAL is able to provide AMO clients with access to an extensive network of media, government, business and community leaders in every major market in the country. NATIONAL, founded in 1976, has particular expertise in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and other complex situations, including proxy contests, joint ventures and multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects. NATIONAL serves clients across an array of sectors and counts many TSX 60 companies amongst its clients.
“We are very pleased to announce the addition of NATIONAL to the AMO network,” said Jim Abernathy, chairman and CEO of The Abernathy Macgregor Group and chairman of AMO. “With NATIONAL as our partner, all clients of the AMO network can be assured of receiving best-in-class strategic communications advice in Canada, no matter the region in which they are doing business. The AMO network has truly global reach and is now able to offer market leading communications advice in 22 countries throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia.”
NATIONAL is the second addition to the AMO network so far this year. In June, AMO announced that the Polish-based consultancy NBS Communications had joined its network. Now, with the addition of NATIONAL too, the AMO network includes over 750 financial communications professionals in 44 cities across 22 countries.
“We are very excited to be named the AMO firm for Canada. Our participation in AMO enhances our financial communications offering by ensuring our clients connect with market leading communications counsel in key jurisdictions,” said John Crean, national managing partner at NATIONAL. “We have a long track-record of working with AMO consultancies, including on cross-border transactions and other special situations. As part of the global AMO team, we are looking forward to providing seamless, best-in-class counsel to AMO clients doing business in Canada.”
AMO is the leading global network of strategic and financial communications consultancies. Its ‘best-in-class’ philosophy brings together local market leaders with unrivalled knowledge of financial markets and cross-border transactions in the key financial centers of Europe, Asia and the Americas. Providing sophisticated communications counsel for M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises, its member firms have established relationships with many S&P 500, FTSE 100, DAX 30, SMI, CAC 40 and IBEX 35 companies. With more than 750 professionals operating globally for its clients, AMO is comprised of the following market-leading network members:
- The Abernathy MacGregor Group in the U.S.
- Maitland in the U.K.
- Havas Worldwide in France, Belgium and Dubai
- HERING SCHUPPENER in Germany and Brussels
- LLORENTE & CUENCA in Spain, Portugal and Latin America
- Hirzel.Neef.Schmid.Counselors in Switzerland
- SPJ in the Netherlands
- Porda Havas in China
- AD HOC Communication Advisors in Italy
- NBS Communications in Poland
- NATIONAL Public Relations in Canada
About NATIONAL Public Relations
NATIONAL Public Relations is the largest public relations consultancy in Canada, with offices in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Saint John, Halifax, St John’s, New York and London. The Firm serves leading corporate, government and institutional clients and offers the full range of communications services, including corporate communications, investor relations, public affairs, employee engagement, public consultation and participation, marketing, technology and healthcare communications, as well as digital communications.
NATIONAL is owned by RES PUBLICA Consulting Group Inc., a Montreal-based holding and management company of leading professional services firms offering strategic public relations counsel to a wide range of businesses.