Creative communications group DRPG has acquired London-based agency Firehouse. The acquisition means DRPG employs more than 340 people across the UK, Ireland, Germany and the US. It is the full service agency's sixth acquisition in the last three years.
Firehouse provide communication solutions from film, video, production and digital servicing to clients such as Kingfisher, B&Q, RBS, O2 and Shell and employs 10 people.
Mike Harper (pictured right), managing director at Firehouse, said: “Joining DRPG opens up a host of opportunities for Firehouse, DRPGand our combined client list. We are committed to the growth of Firehouse as part of the wider group and cannot wait for the exciting journey ahead.”
Dale Parmenter (pictured left), CEO of DRPG, added: “This is an exciting time for the group as we start our milestone 40th anniversary year by expanding our capacity and capabilities through this acquisition. Firehouse is a well-established, innovative and active agency, which we are very much looking forward to welcoming into our team and working together.”
M&A Advisory were the company who originally set up and work the deal between Firehouse and DRPG.