Grant Thornton advises Connect Advertising & Marketing LLP Connect Advertising & Marketing LLP has been sold to ITG

August 2018
Connect Advertising & Marketing
Adviser to Connect Advertising & Marketing on their sale to Inspired Thinking Group
Grant Thornton team
Sell side
Corporate finance
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We are delighted to have advised Connect Advertising & Marketing LLP on their sale to ITG.

Connect Advertising & Marketing LLP (“Connect) is an award winning, tech-centric digital marketing and communications agency. 

Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Wolverhampton, with offices in Birmingham and London, Connect’s team of skilled IT and advertising professionals work with blue-chip clients in the automotive, consumer, infrastructure and retail sectors, amongst others. 

We were engaged by the partners of Connect to act as lead advisors on the sale of the business. 

Our team ran a full marketing and sales process, attracting a wide range of interest. 

We leveraged our sector expertise in the digital advertising and marketing services sector which introduced the ultimate buyer, Inspired Thinking Group (ITG). 

ITG is a multinational agency providing specialist marketing services to a global customer base, backed by Equistone Partners Europe. 

Our team of lead advisors ran a smooth process and worked to provide a deal structure that provided each partner with a deal to suit their ambitions. 

"It was a pleasure working with the Grant Thornton team, who provided quality advice and service across the board. Claire and her team ran a smooth process and helped to negotiate a number of deal complications. We are grateful to them for their hard work and commitment in getting the right structure in place and getting this deal across the line."
Antony Green Managing Director, Connect Advertising & Marketing LLP