Kidderminster-based global comms company on acquisition trail, buying London-based Firehouse

DRPG buys Firebird

Creative communications group DRPG has a bought Firehouse, the London-based agency. The company said that this acquisition adds diversity to DRPG’s client base and bolsters its position as leaders in the industry, increasing their team total to 340 people across the UK, Ireland, Germany and the US.

Firehouse are specialists providing communication solutions from film & video, production and digital servicing to clients such as Kingfisher, B&Q, RBS, O2 and Shell. With a team of 10 people, they will be adding a new dynamic to the DRPG team.

Mike Harper, Managing Director at Firehouse, said, “Joining DRPG opens up a host of opportunities for Firehouse, DRPG and our combined client list. We are committed to the growth of Firehouse as part of the wider group and cannot wait for the exciting journey ahead.”

Dale Parmenter, Group CEO of DRPG, added: “This is an extremely exciting time for the group as we start our milestone 4th  anniversary year by expanding our capacity and capabilities through this acquisition. Firehouse is a well-established, innovative and active agency, which we are very much looking forward to welcoming into our team and working together.”

M&A Advisory were the company who originally set up and work the deal between Firehouse and DRPG.