January 29 2020

Translink advises the owners of 3st kommunikation on selling a majority stake to fazit communication, a portfolio company of F.A.Z.-Group.

Translink Corporate Finance advises the owners of 3st kommunikation, a renowned agency for cross-media communication services, on the sale of a majority stake to fazit communication, the content agency of F.A.Z.-Group.
3st kommunikation GmbH, based in Mainz, is, together with its digital subsidiary 3st digital, one of the most prominent agencies for Branding, Content and Digital. With 80 employees, the company serves many well-known clients from the private sector.
As the content marketing specialist of the F.A.Z.-Group, fazit communication GmbH offers a wide range of cross-platform communication services, especially for social and political institutions.
The acquisition will leverage the complementary strengths of both companies to take advantage of additional growth opportunities in a dynamic market environment and to serve the challenges of digital communications more comprehensively for customers.


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    Huang Quan,
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    CEO and founder, Tomi Pulkki,
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    CEO, Mike Gibney,
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    Former Chairman of the Board,
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