Burson-Marsteller to acquire majority stake in Effect PR in Turkey

effect_agency_logo2xWPP’s wholly-owned global public relations and public affairs firm Burson-Marsteller is to acquire a majority stake in Turkish communications firm Effect PR. the terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Istanbul, Effect PR employs around 80 people and has been Burson-Marsteller’s exclusive affiliate partner in Turkey since 2012. Following the acquisition, it will become a full member of the network and be renamed Effect Burson-Marsteller.

Effect’s clients include Microsoft and General Electric. Unaudited net sales for the year ended 31 December 2015 were approximately $2.5 million, with gross assets at the same date of approximately $3.3 million.

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