WASHINGTON: Public affairs boutique Forbes Tate Partners has acquired digital media agency Engage.
The acquisition will formalize the two companies’ long-standing partnership. FTP founder Jeff Forbes said in a statement that his company has worked with Engage “on many projects.”
Dan Tate, FTP’s co-founder, added that the move will strengthen the agency’s headcount and footprint and help “deliver a competitive advantage” for clients.
FTP and Engage representatives could not immediately be reached for further comment.
Engage, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, provides technology, design and creative, advocacy and advertising services. The digital agency, which has 19 employees, has worked with Google, Facebook, eBay and Pfizer, according to its website.
In December, FTP was listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM as part of Public Policy Holding Company. PPHC acquired KP Public Affairs last month. Other PPHC brands include public affairs shop Seven Letter and government consultancy Alpine Group.
FTP, a bipartisan government and public affairs law firm, recently named Robert Mathias managing partner, a newly created position. The agency was founded in 2010.
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