The Planning Shop International

  • Date of Transaction: Aug 2014
  • Acquirer: Adelphi Worldwide (part of Omnicom, Inc)
  • Service: M&A

Partnering this real world, market access and communications expertise will create value for our clients. We are confident we have found the ideal home for our business.

Gordon advised on the sale of The Planning Shop international, a specialist healthcare brand strategy agency, to Adelphi Worldwide, a leading pharmaceutical marketing services group, part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., one of the world’s largest corporate communication groups.

Stuart Cooper, CEO at Adelphi Worldwide, commented:

“We are delighted to welcome TPSi to the Adelphi Group. I have admired their creative skills in developing a unique agency and branded solution-based offer in the global space. They complement superbly our research presence across the spectrum, from molecule idea development to tangible brand – delivering the right solution and communication for patients and healthcare professionals. This really strengthens even further our top flight presence as a group in this sector. They will complement also our DAS and Omnicom partners, dedicated to effective creative communication solutions, some of whom they already work with.”

Kim Hughes, CEO at The Planning Shop International, commented:

“The fit between Adelphi’s product development focus with the brand focus of TPSi provides numerous synergy opportunities. Partnering this real world, market access and communications expertise will create value for our clients. We are confident we have found the ideal home for our business.”