Publicis has acquired CNC – Communications & Network Consulting AG, a Munich-based firm that will become part of MSLGroup. CNC, founded in 2002, has 100 staffers in 14 countries. The firm specializes in financial communications and other strategic PR work.

CEO Dr. Christoph Walther will continue in that position. Anders Kempe, president of MSLGroup in the EMEA region will join CNC’s supervisory board. In Germany, CNC will work with clients on financial, public affairs, and corporate comms programs while MSLGroup will work on corporate communications, social media programs, and reputation management efforts.

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