NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dukas Public Relations (DPR) is pleased to announce that it has been named as a finalist for "Marketing/PR Firm of the Year" by the Association for Corporate Growth New York. ACG is a global organization of middle market dealmakers and business leaders with more than 14,000 members. The nomination highlights DPR's expertise in helping middle market clients develop strong messages and secure value-enhancing coverage in print, broadcast and online media.
"We want to thank ACG for recognizing DPR as one of the top financial public relations firms in New York. We take pride in our ability to develop high-level messaging that enables firms to clearly describe their competitive advantages, as well in securing top-tier media coverage in the industry's most influential outlets," said Richard Dukas, President & CEO of Dukas Public Relations. "We provide a strategic approach for middle market firms – both on the service and the investment side – to build brand recognition, which ultimately helps these firms to increase deal flow, revenues, and assets under management.
Some of DPR's most prominent clients in the investment banking industry include Raymond James Financial, JMP Group and The Valence Group. On the asset management side, DPR's clients include BlueMountain Capital Management, an institutional firm with more than $8 billion AUM; and GAMCO Investors, founded by Mario Gabelli, which has approximately $36 billion in AUM.
Other companies nominated for the ACG New York Champion's Awards in various categories include Houlihan Lokey, Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett, Ruder Finn, KPMG, Baker & McKenzie, and Deloitte. Nominees are chosen for their outstanding achievements in the middle market M&A industry in the greater New York market. The winners will be announced at a June 12 awards gala.
About Dukas Public Relations
Dukas Public Relations is an award-winning agency that excels at developing and implementing high-impact media coverage for financial and professional services firms, as well as a number of technology companies. DPR has earned a variety of awards, including being nominated as PR Week's and HFM Week's best agency of 2010; winning consecutive Bulldog Award gold medal awards for best investment banking and financial services campaigns; and consecutively being ranked as one of Inc. Magazine's 5,000 fastest growing, privately owned companies in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
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