In the Company of Huskies has acquired the advertising agency Brando for an undisclosed sum.
The enlarged agency will see turnover rise from €6m to €8m while the agency will employ 55 staff.
According to Jonathan Forrest, CEO In the Company of Huskies: “As a creative agency with deep digital DNA, we are constantly assessing and adapting our structure to ensure our clients capitalise on the next wave of disruption. The recent addition of above the line and big brand creative talent combined with our digital heritage attest to our commitment. We’ve been in dialogue with Brando for a long time and the circumstances are now right to take the next step in our journey to create the agency we believe is best suited to solve the contemporary brand and business problems clients face in today’s world.”
Darren McGrath, MD at Brando adds; “I’m excited Brando are joining the Huskies’ pack. There are great synergies in the experience and expertise of both agencies. We look forward to accelerating the growth of our client’s business by broadening and deepening our service offering.”
“As we have grown our size over last the couple of years and with the addition of this acquisition we are increasingly an attractive option for larger clients who wish to benefit from our approach. This is just another step in our journey to transform the way brands and people communicate and become the most relevant agency in the market,” adds Forrest.