15 December 2014
Frans van der Grint won, for the third consecutive year, the “best PR consultant in M&A” award
Frans van der Grint, Financial + M&A Practice Director Europe at Hill+Knowlton Strategies The Netherlands is elected for the third consecutive year as "Best PR Consultant in M&A” during the annual M&A Awards 2014 ceremony on December 11th at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam.
A carefully selected group of senior professionals and industry leaders casted their vote for the best deals and dealmakers this year. Van der Grint
was elected as the best in the category 'PR Consultants', a recognition of his track record deals. Van der Grint and his team
advised in 28 large and small transactions
. Striking was the offer of D.E Master Blenders 1753 at the coffee business of Mondelēz, in which Van der Grint and his team assisted the Dutch purchaser. In the last quarter the bid from SHV on Nutreco is a notable transaction, in which Van der Grint leads the communication team that consulted Nutreco.
This is the fifth consecutive year that a consultant of Hill+Knowlton Strategies is appointed the best PR consultant in M&A. CEO and team member Ingo Heijnen
had this title in 2010 and 2011.