Report by Roland Rudd (left) Chairman and
Walter Montgomery (right) Chief executive officer
In 2011, US-headquartered Robinson Lerer & Montgomery and UK-headquartered Finsbury Group merged to create RLM Finsbury, a global leader in strategic corporate, financial and crisis communications. With the opening of the firm’s Hong Kong office in 2011, along with offices in the US, Europe and the Middle East, RLM Finsbury now serves the boards and senior management of leading global companies in every major industry.
Services provided by the combined firm include financial communications and investor relations, M&A transactions, IPOs and other capital raisings, proxy fights and corporate restructurings, as well as crisis communications, corporate reputation campaigns, issues management, executive transitions and litigation support. The firm also provides advice on corporate affairs, public policy, regulatory affairs, thought leadership, issue advocacy campaigns, strategic marketing initiatives, employee communications and corporate social responsibility/philanthropy campaigns. RLM Finsbury is affiliated with FIPRA (Finsbury International Policy & Regulatory Advisers), a global network of senior, strategic advisers in more than 50 countries, specialising in advising clients on a range of government relations and regulatory policy issues.
RLM Finsbury now serves the boards and senior management of leading global companies in every major industry
In 2011, RLM Finsbury delivered solid results in a challenging economic environment. The firm continued to provide a broad range of communications support to major financial services and investment management companies, leading global manufacturers and natural resources companies, major technology, media and telecom companies, and high-profile healthcare and pharmaceutical companies.