| 21 August, 2017

Acuris appoints Instinctif Partners for global communications role

International business communications consultancy is advising Acuris on strategic communications.

21 August 2017
International business communications consultancy is advising Acuris on strategic communications surrounding global rebrand

Instinctif Partners has been appointed by Acuris, formerly Mergermarket Group, to support its global communications. The award-winning international business communications consultancy is supporting the leading business intelligence provider in launching its rebrand by delivering a communications plan that will support the Company’s growth ambitions.

Acuris is known globally for its unique portfolio of intelligence products, with 700+ reporters, analysts and developers covering financial markets throughout Europe, Asia the Americas and the Middle East. The company has 17 international offices, including three headquarters in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Instinctif Partners will assist Acuris in raising the profile of its new brand across a range of strategic positioning initiatives that will communicate the Company’s newly unified offering across markets.

Luella Atabaki, Global Head of Marketing & PR at Acuris, commented:

We are very pleased to be working with Instinctif Partners. We’ve previously worked with Instinctif’s teams in the Middle East and Germany, and the results we have seen in those markets were an important consideration when selecting the team to support us on our latest project. We look forward to working with the London, Dubai, New York and Hong Kong teams as Acuris continues to grow its international presence as an industry-leading business intelligence provider.”

Instinctif Partners’ areas of expertise include capital markets, corporate affairs, public policy, engagement, life sciences, content and creative, strategic insight and research. The international business communications consultancy operates from 20 offices across 10 countries.


About: Instinctif Partners
Instinctif Partners Middle East is a leading international communications consultancy with areas of expertise in capital markets, content & creative, engagement and insight & research. Headquartered in the UK, Instinctif Partners currently employs 450 people in 20 offices across ten countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America. Based in Dubai, UAE, our team partners with clients across the MENA region, helping them meet the challenges of their business by developing strategies, delivering brand value and communicating their story to key audiences.

We work with clients across sectors, combining insights, expert storytelling and creative delivery to help them engage with stakeholders and develop trusted relationships. One of the fastest growing consultancies in the UK, Instinctif Partners has been awarded Large Consultancy of the Year by PRCA, Best PR Consultancy at the Corporate & Financial Awards, Regional Independent Consultancy of the Year (EMEA) at the ICCO Awards, and City Agency of the Year for the second consecutive year at the PRCA City and Financial Awards 2017. Instinctif Partners Middle East won the PRCA MENA Best PR Campaign in Crisis for 2017.For more information, please visit

About: Acuris
Acuris powers business growth for financial and professional services firms worldwide. Through subscription-based digital services and a wide range of industry-leading events, we provide unique, high-value content that enables our customers to make the decisions based on high quality research and analysis. Acuris’ sector specialists and expert analysts interpret data and intelligence to deliver fresh insights that create business opportunities for our customers. We’re trusted by many of the world’s principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates, who rely on our brands to help them understand specialist markets.

Founded in 2000, Acuris is a fast-growing family of information brands united by common characteristics: sector expertise, analytical skill, proprietary data and solutions that are packaged for maximum value. We have over 1,000 staff, including 500 specialist journalists and analysts, in 67 locations globally. The Company is majority owned by leading private equity firm BC Partners, who in June 2017 announced the sale of a c.30% minority stake to Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC.

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