German-based marketing and communications agency 1SP has acquired UK PR firm Renaissance PR.
It's part of 1SP's bid to create a 'superagency' covering tech and games. Renaissance joins a family of companies including MSM.digital, Insight, FLZR, Studio CO2 ad CAD-Laif, which together cover retail sales, creator marketing, AR, and other forms of creative services.
Renaissance PR is a UK comms agency run by former Ubisoft PR veteran Stefano Petrullo, and has represented the likes of Curve Games, Futurlab, the Italian games trade body (IIDEA), Kepler, Milestone, Plaion, Private Division, Revolution, Team17, Tencent and many more.
"1SP stands for 'One Shared Passion' and we found that Stefano and his team is one of the most passionate and dedicated groups of professionals within our industry," 1SP Agency CEO Torsten Oppermann tells GamesIndustry.biz.
"They have been a reliable and experienced partner for us for many years already. Secondly, as a group with our ambitions and goals, naturally we also have geographical gaps and service blind spots to fill. Renaissance PR is a perfect fit, as we needed an established and successful comms agency in the UK. They will continue to work very closely with our MSM.digital comms team and both are very excited to get this started."
Renaissance was formed in 2015, and Petrullo tells us that the vision behind the sale is to grow the team's capabilities in a significant way.
"We suddenly have an increased service portfolio not only geographically, but we now can run campaigns from awareness to sales along all touchpoints of the customer journey - together with the help from the other family members of the 1SP Agency," he tells us. "So, more creativity, more resources and a bigger stronger-than-ever Renaissance, with attention to detail and experience that has always been in our DNA."
Petrullo is touching upon the 'superagency' concept that 1SP is trying to build. Oppermann tells us that the group wants to expand further and is on the hunt forRead more on gamesindustry.biz