MOSCOW and BEIJING, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
EM, the leading international financial PR agency in Russia, and Porda Havas, a leading financial PR agency in the Chinese market and number one player in the region for IPOs, today announce a strategic alliance, following the signing in Beijing of a Memorandum of Understanding.
Under the MoU, the two agencies will act as preferred partners in Russia and China to provide a world-class and seamless service to clients with an interest in cross-border opportunities in these markets.
Commenting on the strategic alliance, EM CEO Tom Blackwell said: "With China becoming increasingly important for our clients, we want to be able to provide them the same excellent service in the Chinese market as we do already in Russia, Europe and the US. The tie-up with Porda Havas is a milestone deal for us, and a game-changer in terms of the scope of our global offering to clients in Russia."
Samuel Liu, Vice President, Porda Havas China, added: "We are conscious of Russia being increasingly on the radar of leading corporates and institutions in China. We welcome the opportunity to forge closer relations with the Russian market leader, and are confident that this strategic alliance will create significant value for both of our agencies, and above all for our clients in these regions."
EM and Porda Havas are both members of AMO, a global network of best-in-class independent financial communications consultancies.
EM is the leading international financial PR agency focused on servicing clients in Russia. From its headquarters in London and market-leading team in Moscow, EM has more senior professionals dedicated to servicing clients in Russia than any other international agency. http://www.em-comms.com
About Porda Havas:
Porda Havas is a renowned PR and communications group that offers one-stop professional services including cross-border IPO communications, investor relations, international roadshows, corporate communications, event planning, crisis management and branding. Based in Hong Kong, Porda Havas has offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen that have served clients all over Greater China since 1997. Porda Havas is the undisputed leader for IPOs in the region, having advised on more than 100 IPOs in Hong Kong alone over the past five years. http://www.pordahavas.com
AMO is the leading global network of strategic and financial communications consultancies. Its 'best-in-class' philosophy brings together local market leaders with unrivalled knowledge of financial markets and cross-border transactions in the key financial centers of Europe, Asia and the Americas. Providing sophisticated communications counsel for M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises, its member firms have established relationships with many S&P 500, FTSE 100, DAX 30, SMI, CAC 40 and IBEX 35 companies. AMO has more than 950 professionals operating globally for its clients. http://www.amo-global.com
Contact: Tom Blackwell, firstname.lastname@example.org, +79191029064.
SOURCE EM Advisors Ltd