NEWS & RECOGNITION

NEWS

APRIL 24, 2017

SLOANE & COMPANY ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC HIRES TO SUPPORT CONTINUED GROWTH

MARCH 2017 / 13D MONITOR

SLOANE & COMPANY’S MANAGING DIRECTOR INTERVIEWED IN 13D MONITOR

JANUARY 2017 / FORBES

SLOANE & COMPANY QUOTED IN FORBES.COM STORY ON SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM IN 2017

Sloane & Company senior leaders were recently quoted on the future of investor activism trends, in a piece titled, “Power Grab — A Toss-Up For Activist Shareholders And Company Boards.”

DECEMBER 14, 2016  / VINSON & ELKINS

SLOANE’S DAN ZACCHEI DISCUSSES SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM ON VINSON & ELKINS PANEL

Sloane & Company Managing Director Dan Zacchei recently spoke on a panel hosted by law firm Vinson & Elkins on shareholder activism in the energy industry.

JULY 6, 2016  / O’DWYER’S

SLOANE, RUBENSTEIN IN $2.2B DIAMOND RESORTS DEAL

Sloane & Company and Rubenstein Associates are guiding PR through Apollo Global Management’s $2.2B acquisition of vacation destination network Diamond Resorts International.

APRIL 25, 2016 

SLOANE & COMPANY COMPLETES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

Long-time Managing Directors Darren Brandt and Whit Clay to Succeed Founder Elliot Sloane as Co-CEOs

Elliot Sloane to Remain Advisor to Global Corporate Agency of the Year

APRIL 11, 2016 / O’DWYER’S

PR FIRMS WORK BOINGO PROXY CHALLENGE

PR firms have entered the fray as Boingo Wireless fends off a proxy challenge from activist hedge fund Ides Capital Management.

Sloane & Company is representing Ides,…

FEBRUARY 16, 2016 / O’DWYER’S

SLOANE SUPPORTS $11.3B ITC DEAL

ITC Holdings Corp., the publicly traded electricity transmission provider, relied on Sloane & Company for PR support in its $11.3B acquisition by Canada’s Fortis Inc.

JANUARY 7, 2016 / O’DWYER’S

SLOANE, SARD IN ALLY FINANCIAL BOARD BATTLE

Ally Financial and Lion Point Capital have engaged PR counsel as the hedge fund makes a bid for two seats on the board of the former auto-lending unit of General Motors. Sloane & Company reps New York-based Lion Point, which is pressing Ally’s board over a perceived “gap” between the company’s intrinsic value and its stock price.

OCTOBER 14, 2015 / Schulte Roth

ELLIOT SLOANE SPEAKS AT 6th ANNUAL SCHULTE ROTH SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM CONFERENCE

SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 / O’DWYER’S

SLOANE AIDS PUERTO RICO BONDHOLDERS

Bondholders of Puerto Rico’s electric utility engaged Sloane & Company for communications support as they zero in on terms to restructure the power entity’s $9B in debt – the largest municipal restructuring deal ever.

AUGUST 18, 2015 / O’DWYER’S

SLOANE AIDS SANDELL AS ACTIVIST PRESSURES ETHAN ALLEN

Sloane & Company is bolstering PR for activist hedge fund Sandell Asset Management as it ratchets up pressure on furniture maker Ethan Allen Interiors.

AUGUST 12, 2015 / O’DWYER’S

SLOANE, KEKST IN DOW’S AGROFRESH SALE

Sloane & Company and Kekst and Company worked M&A PR for Dow Chemical’s $810M sale of its AgroFresh specialty chemicals business to Boulevard Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded investment vehicle of Avenue Capital Group.

APRIL 1, 2014 / O’DWYER’S

SLOANE AIDS MGM PROXY CHALLENGE

Activist investor Land and Buildings has engaged proxy and PR support as it pushes a slate of four director nominees for the MGM Resorts International board and a split of the company.

JANUARY 1, 2014 / O’DWYER’S

SARD, SLOANE WORK $3.2B RIVERBED TECHNOLOGY SHOWDOWN

Riverbed Technology, the San Francisco-based network infrastructure maker, is relying on Sard Verbinnen & Co as it fends off a $3.2B hostile bid from hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. New York-based Elliott, which works with Sloane & Company for PR, went public with a letter to Riverbed on Jan. 14, urging one of two paths: explore Elliott’s offer or any other interest, or publicly reject the takeover offer and any others.

RECOGNITION

THE DEAL

Sloane & Company Ranked Among Top 10 M&A PR Advisors for 2016

Recently Sloane & Company was announced as placing within The Deal’s top 10 ranking of communications advisors for M&A activity in 2016

APRIL 2016 / HOLMES REPORT

2016 Corporate/B2B Agency of the Year Finalist:
Sloane & Company (MDC Partners)

With a team of about 20, Sloane & Company is considerably smaller than most of the established competitors in the high-stakes corporate and financial space, but with fees in excess of $12 million, the firm’s…

OCTOBER 28, 2015 / HOLMES REPORT

2015 U.S. AND GLOBAL CORPORATE AGENCY OF THE YEAR

When it comes to high-stakes corporate communications counsel, there’s the establishment—a handful of white-shoe firms that tend to dominate the M&A rankings—and then there’s Sloane & Company, a challenger brand that’s a little brasher and a little bolder…

SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 / HOLMES REPORT

CRISIS AGENCY OF THE YEAR 2012

Elliot Sloane’s 10-year-old public relations agency works across three sectors: about a third of its business involves financial communications, a third is public affairs, and a third is crisis—but across all three sectors Sloane & Company earns its fees by delivering candid and courageous counsel directly to the C-suite at times of great stress…

JULY 22, 2010 / HOLMES REPORT

CRISIS AGENCY OF THE YEAR 2010

Crisis is not all that Elliot Sloane’s firm does, but over the past couple of years it has become apparent that the agency’s roots in the financial communications arena, coupled with its growing expertise in public affairs, have made it one of the go-to firms in New York for high-profile crisis and issues work that goes beyond financial transaction work to include a surprisingly wide range of high-profile “special situation…”

HOLMES REPORT

INVESTOR RELATIONS AGENCY OF THE YEAR 2004

HOLMES REPORT

SMALL AGENCY OF THE YEAR 2003

PRWEEK

MIDE-SIZE AGENCY OF THE YEAR FINALIST 2000

PRWEEK

BOUTIQUE PR AGENCY OF THE YEAR 1999