Opinion: Niche consultancies are disrupting the PR industry

Large agencies will have to get used to niche consultancies snapping up their clients, argues Jason Nisse, a former Newgate Communications partner and founder of The Nisse Consultancy. Is the public relations agency dead? Clearly not, as hundreds of successful firms around the world make decent returns for their partners and owners. Yet there are also… Continue reading Opinion: Niche consultancies are disrupting the PR industry

Newgate advises Canyon Bridge on Imagination Technologies bid

Newgate Communications is advising private equity firm Canyon Bridge Capital Partners on its bid to acquire British semiconductor specialist Imagination Technologies.  Steffan Williams, a partner at Newgate and Porta’s CEO, is leading the team as it advises across capital markets, government relations and stakeholder comms from its UK and Hong Kong offices. Ray Bingham, partner… Continue reading Newgate advises Canyon Bridge on Imagination Technologies bid

Newgate Communications appoints Kleiner as partner and strategic director

Newgate Communications has appointed Neil Kleiner as partner and head of its UK digital and social media offering. Based in London, Kleiner will provide clients with strategic advice on positioning and reputation enhancement via online campaigns. He will also work with fellow Porta-owned agency, Publicasity. Kleiner’s remit spans financial PR, investor communications, corporate comms, crisis and… Continue reading Newgate Communications appoints Kleiner as partner and strategic director

Newgate Communications co-founder launches The Nisse Consultancy

Jason Nisse, the former national newspaper journalist and Newgate Communications co-founder, has left the agency to launch his own independent consultancy. The Nisse Consultancy offers message and media coaching, strategic communications, advice on special situations and crisis and campaign planning and execution. Nisse will draw on more than a decade of comms experience to offer… Continue reading Newgate Communications co-founder launches The Nisse Consultancy

Newgate Communications completes merger with PPS Group

Newgate Communications has finalised its integration of PPS Group. All PPS offices and teams now operate under the Newgate brand. PPS Group will retain its offices in London, Bristol, Cardiff, Manchester and Edinburgh, and will continue to deliver the same services in local stakeholder engagement, media relations and public affairs, as well as Newgate’s financial and… Continue reading Newgate Communications completes merger with PPS Group