Agency News In Brief (November 4, 2012)
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Agency News In Brief (November 4, 2012)

Boston's Denterlein acquires Morrissey & Co., new names for Chicago's Grisko and Denver's Downing Street.

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BOSTON—Denterlein, a Boston-based public relations and strategic communications firm, has acquired Morrissey & Co. Denterlein has a focus on the health care, professional services, and higher education industries as well as on public policy. Morrissey & Co. has worked in the life sciences, financial services, consumer, and technology sectors. Its founder and president, Peter Morrissey, died of cancer in August at the age of 59. Before his death, he and Denterlein president Geri Denterlein executed a memorandum of understanding that established the terms of the acquisition. The combined company has a headcount of 20.

CHICAGO—Carolyn Grisko & Associates has rebranded under a new name: Grisko.  The integrated communications and public affairs agency says the change reflects its growth and holistic approach to campaigns and programs that make an impact in the community, policy arena and marketplace. The brand launch includes a new logo, website and social media presence.

DENVER—DStreet, previously Downing Street Communications, has launched a new brand and website to better reflect the agency’s capabilities and current clients. Established in 2003, DStreet partners with clients to develop positioning and messaging and applies modern communications strategy to develop and deliver content to audiences that matter most.

 

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