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Engine unveils its three new pillars – but is this wise?

Engine, the marcoms group set up by former WCRS founder Peter Scott, announced last year that it was getting rid of agency brands – including WCRS (Scott had departed some time before.) Engine is now owned by US firm Lake ...

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Engine lures Church from Y&R as new business head

Marketing services network Engine Group has hired Zoe Church (left) as its global director of business development. In the new role, Church will be charged with growing the group’s global offering and winning new business. She will be based in ...

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Is Lake Capital’s takeover of Engine a done deal?

The deal between Terry Graunke’s (left) Lake Capital and the UK’s Engine Group looked a bit rushed – or the announcement of it anyway – and maybe some of the reasons are emerging. Campaign reports that former employees of the ...

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Engine sells to Hollywood powerhouse for £100m

Chicago-based private equity firm Lake Capital is buying Peter Scott’s Engine Group; the company that owns WCRS, US-based digital agency Deep Focus and social media agency Jam among others. The price is said to be £100m. Lake Capital is buying ...

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Jam hires Hardisty from Mother to plug creative gap

Engine Group agency Jam has hired Matt Hardisty (left) from Mother as a partner, overseeing its creative output. Jam is a mix of social and digital agency and recently split with its ECD Wayne Deakin, who came from a conventional ...

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