Publicis Groupe announced today the acquisition of the South Africa-based company Epic Communications, the country’s leading independent integrated strategic communications agency.With 50 consultants across its Johannesburg and Cape Town offices, Epic is an established leader in the South Africa market, and a company with growing influence in the rest of Africa. Epic services over 40 retainer clients, including Samsung, Nedbank, DHL, Cipla and Old Mutual and has delivered average annualized growth of over 40% since it was founded.
Epic Communications will be aligned with Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications network, MSLGROUP. The agency will operate under the name ‘Epic MSLGROUP’, with Elian Wiener remaining as CEO.
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