Nottingham dealmakers advise on major London deal

A team of Nottingham dealmakers from Browne Jacobson has advised shareholders Joel Davis and Sharon Baker on the sale of London-based social media agency Market Making to AIM listed digital communications group Next 15 for an undisclosed sum.

Nigel Blackwell and Sam Sharp of Browne Jacobson’s Nottingham corporate finance team advised Market Making.

Next 15 was founded in 1981 and has since become one of the world’s leading digital marketing communications and public relations group. The Group, which employs over 1,800 across more than 40 offices in 14 countries, serves many of the world’s biggest international brands including Apple, Google and Microsoft.

Blackwell said: “This is the latest in a number of deals we have acted on in recent years involving Next 15. Joining the Next 15 family is a perfect opportunity for Market Making Limited to grow its brand presence and realise its growth ambitions by tapping into the Group’s extensive expertise in digital communications and taking advantage of its global reach and client base.”

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