Publicis acquires Engauge of Ohio (USA)

Publicis Groupe (Euronext Paris: FR0000130577) announced today the acquisition of Engauge Marketing LLC, the advertising and digital services agency based in Columbus, Ohio. Halyard Capital, a New Yorkbased private equity firm was the majority owner of. Engauge provides full-service advertising and digital services with a burgeoning social marketing practice to more than 30 clients, including Nationwide Insurance, Cisco Systems, and The Coca-Cola Company. The agency has offices in Columbus, Ohio; Atlanta, Ga.; Orlando, Fla.; and Pittsburgh, Pa. and an employee base of more than 250 people.  >> source Publicis Groupe website <<