MBS Value Partners Acquires Farrell Kramer Communications
MBS Value Partners, a leading investor relations and financial communications advisory firm, announced today that it has acquired Farrell Kramer Communications, a public relations firm focused on combining the power of ideas with the reach of technology.
Farrell Kramer Communications began operating as part of MBS on Jan. 1, 2013. Founder and president Farrell Kramer and vice president Sharon Bially have both joined MBS as senior executives.
"The merger of Farrell Kramer Communications and MBS Value Partners allows us to expand our service offerings in investor relations and financial communications to provide a greater emphasis on public relations, corporate communications, social media, and media and presentation training. Farrell and his team have been doing top-level work with major and emerging companies and well-known brands for a decade, including some projects together with MBS. We are enthusiastic about the growth potential this merger brings to MBS as we move forward into 2013 and beyond," said Lynn Morgen, partner at MBS Value Partners.
Since its inception in 2002, Farrell Kramer Communications has focused on developing the ideas behind client news into compelling and effective stories and then disseminating them via multiple media channels. The firm was a pioneer in corporate podcasting, producing audio shows as early as 2006, as well as using blogging for corporate reputation and marketing. Over the years, the firm has handled financial communications, corporate positioning, publicity, transactions, crisis communications, and media and presentation training.
"MBS Value Partners is one of the premier investor relations and financial communications advisory firms in the market today, providing great service to clients in the U.S., Latin America and elsewhere. I'm very pleased to be able to merge our operations into MBS, providing the support of a great team with complementary skills so we can continue doing the work that we love. We have collaborated with MBS in the past and have always been impressed with the quality of the staff and operations. I know we will have great success going forward," Kramer said.
The addition of Farrell Kramer Communications will allow MBS Value Partners to provide new or enhanced service to clients in the following areas:
• Corporate communications
• Media relations
• Strategic communications
• Crisis communications
• Blogging and social media
• Content development
• Media training
• Presentation training
Kramer is now based out of MBS' New York City offices and can be reached at (212) 710-9685. Bially continues to serve clients from the Boston office and can be reached at (508) 655-2676.
About MBS Value Partners
Headquartered in New York City, MBS Value Partners is a capital markets advisory firm that provides senior level advisory work and customized investor relations, financial media and corporate communications programs for a growing roster of domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries. In addition to New York, the firm has an office and subsidiary operation in Sao Paulo, Brazil, executives based in Boston, Dallas and San Francisco, and a European joint venture based in London. For additional information on our approach, services, and leadership team, please visit our website at www.mbsvalue.com.