MARCH 2, 2020
SLOANE & COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS TO STRENGTHEN SPECIAL SITUATIONS PRACTICE — Dan Zacchei Promoted to the Role of President, Special Situations and Joe Germani Promoted to Managing Director, Special Situations
FEBRUARY 20, 2020
SKDKNICKERBOCKER ACQUIRES SLOANE & COMPANY — Transaction Combines Sloane’s Corporate and Financial Communications Expertise with SKDK’s Nationally Leading Public Affairs Platform
JUNE 12, 2019
SLOANE & COMPANY CONTINUES GROWTH WITH SEVERAL HIRES ACROSS CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL PRACTICES
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
SLOANE & COMPANY ANNOUNCES PROMOTION OF ERICA BARTSCH TO MANAGING DIRECTOR
JANUARY 30, 2018
SLOANE & COMPANY ADDS TWO SENIOR HIRES TO SERVE GROWING FINANCIAL SERVICES, SPECIAL SITUATIONS AND INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS PRACTICES
NOVEMBER 8, 2017 / AD AGE
AD AGE MENTIONS SLOANE FOR PANERA’S CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY OF RECORD AROUND THE PANERA / AU BON PAIN DEAL
NOVEMBER 2017 / AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
SLOANE’S DAN ZACCHEI PARTICIPATES IN AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION PANEL “SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM AND CONTESTED CORPORATE ELECTIONS: LESSONS FROM THE TRENCHES”
SLOANE’S JOSH HOCHBERG MODERATED A PANEL AT A JEFFERIES IR FORUM IN SILICON VALLEY ON CYBER THREATS
OCTOBER 26, 2017 / BUSINESS WIRE
SLOANE’S DAN ZACCHEI SPEAKS AT SCHULTE ROTH AND ZABEL’S 8TH ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM CONFERENCE
SEPTEMBER 2017 / PR WEEK
SLOANE & COMPANY IN PR WEEK: WHY PANERA CHALLENGED MCDONALD’S, BURGER KING, AND WENDY’S ON KIDS MENUS
JULY 2017 / LAW360
SLOANE MD DAN ZACCHEI WRITES GUEST COLUMN FOR LAW 360 ON PR STRATEGIES FOR BANKRUPTCIES AND DISTRESSED SITUATIONS
JULY 2017 / AFP
SLOANE’S DAN ZACCHEI OFFERS INSIGHT ON EUROPE’S SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM LANDSCAPE
JUNE 2017 / MORNING CONSULT
SLOANE & COMPANY WRITES GUEST FOR MORNING CONSULT ON FINANCIAL REGULATION UNDER DONALD TRUMP
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.
APRIL 8, 2020 / FAST COMPANY
Fast Company Publishes Piece By Sloane Co-CEO Darren Brandt
Sloane & Company Co-CEO Darren Brandt discusses how leading and working during the coronavirus pandemic underscores the importance of strong communications skills.
JUNE 20, 2019 / THE DEAL
Sloane & Company Recognized on The Deal’s Healthcare Deal of the Year and Overall Deal of the Year
Sloane & Company named one of the winning teams of advisors on The Deal’s Healthcare Deal of the Year and Overall Deal of the Year on the CVS-Aetna transaction.
JANUARY 24, 2018 / MERGER MARKET
Sloane & Company Ranked Among Top 10 M&A PR Advisors for 2017 with over $80bn in Deal Value
Sloane & Company placed in the top 10 in MergerMarket’s 2017 ranking of communications advisors for M&A. Sloane’s deal value increased 247% from 2016.
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…”