Frans van der Grint, Financial+M&A Practice Director Europe at Hill+Knowlton Strategies has been named as Best PR Advisor for the 6th time at the annual Dutch M&A Awards.

The Financial+M&A team with Dutch M&A Award winner Frans van der Grint.

The most important corporates, investors, consultants and other M&A experts voted for the best deals and dealmakers of the past year. Frans van der Grint was awarded in the category Best PR Advisor, a recognition for his involvement in the most eye-catching transactions of the past year. Hill+Knowlton’s Financial+ M&A team, led by Practice Leader Sabine Post-de Jong, advised Dutch and international companies in more than 20 high-profile transactions in 2017.

This is the eighth year in a row that a Hill+Knowlton Strategies consultant has been named the best communications advisor in M&A. This year Hill+Knowton’s Ingo Heijnen and Sabine Post-de Jong were also nominated for the M&A Award category Best PR Advisor.

Earlier this year, the communication strategy Hill+Knowlton Strategies developed for the listing of at EURONEXT Amsterdam was awarded the Golden World Award for Excellence (GWA) in the category of Financial services & investor relations. The GWA’s are awarded annually by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), the global association for communications professionals.