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13 August 2015

Charles Russell Speechlys advises Iceni Capital and other selling shareholders on the sale of StockWell Communications

Charles Russell Speechlys has advised Iceni Capital and other selling shareholders of StockWell Communications, the international strategic communications and reputation management firm, on its sale to Teneo Holdings.

Following its acquisitions of StockWell and Blue Rubicon, Teneo will be one of the largest strategic communications practices in the European market.

All members of StockWell’s senior management team, including Managing Partners Tim Burt, Philip Gawith and Richard Holloway, will continue as part of the Teneo leadership team.

The Charles Russell Speechlys team was led by Private Equity Partner Andrew Clarke and Private Equity Senior Associate Richard Coleman.

Commenting on the transaction, Julian Hanson-Smith, the Chairman of StockWell Communications, said: “Andrew and Richard have advised StockWell Communications and its shareholders since its inception in 2010…The team at Charles Russell Speechlys again provided the vendor shareholders with valuable guidance and support throughout the transaction process, and managed to balance the interests of all parties. "