Millwright Holdings Acquires Warner Communications

The Warner Communications acquisition aligns with Millwright’s strategy of backing independent agencies that deliver exceptional results for clients and are great places to work

Millwright Holdings has acquired Boston-based public relations agency Warner Communications. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of Warner perfectly underscores our focus on specialist, independent agencies with long-tenured senior teams delivering cross-functional marketing expertise and strong operational performance. In Carin Warner, we found a leader and entrepreneur who has built a great agency, and we are thrilled to be working with the Warner team. We look forward to doing great things together,” said Michael Young, President and CEO of Millwright Holdings.

“Millwright was founded by agency professionals who understand the benefits and power of culture and talent at independent agencies. As a fiercely entrepreneurial agency, we are driven by a unique mix of public relations and broader marketing programmes that deliver real business results to our clients. We are excited to be part of a group that will augment our capabilities and provide additional resources to impact our client’s growth,” said Carin Warner, founder and president of Warner Communications.

The company is building a network of independent agencies across the marketing services spectrum—PR, advertising, digital and social. Millwright combines capital, business-building, and operational expertise to accelerate growth in our portfolio agencies. They work with agency owners at independent agencies who are ready to drive the next phase for themselves and their firms.

Founded in 1997, Warner is an integrated marketing communications agency with expertise in consumer, financial, academic, technology, energy, professional services and industrial organisations. The agency works with national and international clients across a wide range of industries.

Warner will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary with agency account staff remaining in place. Carin Warner joins Millwright’s Agency Leadership Team working alongside Brian Regan, President of Actual Agency