Cripps Harries Hall advises on acquisition of Kent-based communications agency
South East-based law firm Cripps Harries Hall has been advising on the recommended offer for Kent-based marketing communications agency, WFCA, by Porta Communications.
WFCA is a full-service marketing communications agency, delivering advertising, design, direct, digital and media solutions.
Valued at GBP1.49m, Tunbridge Wells-based WFCA will be acquired by Porta Communications, an international communications and marketing business, which is expanding through acquisition and start-up ventures.
Lead partner Nigel Stanford (pictured) says: “We are delighted to have advised WFCA plc on this very exciting deal and to have had another chance to demonstrate our ability to provide pragmatic, responsive and cost effective advice in relation to serious public market transactions. Our corporate team has been extremely busy for a number of months now, with this deal being the latest in a long line.”
Stephen Latter, finance director of WFCA, adds: "This is a very exciting development for WFCA’s shareholders, clients and staff alike. Porta is a marketing communications business with ambitious growth plans both geographically and in breadth of service, and with our excellent creative and media services, the combined organisation offers a compelling proposition."
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