Highwire Public Relations Secures Strategic Investment from Shamrock Capital to Expand Capabilities and Accelerate Growth

Highwire Public Relations

Highwire Public Relations

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Highwire PR, a premier communications associate for main know-how and healthcare corporations, introduced immediately that it has secured strategic funding from Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based funding agency specializing in media, leisure, communications and associated sectors. The partnership will gasoline Highwire’s development and enlargement of its built-in communications and digital advertising and marketing companies.

“A development mindset defines Highwire and a values-driven tradition ensures we preserve our give attention to our workforce as we develop,” stated Kathleen Gratehouse, Principal and co-founder of Highwire. “In Shamrock, we discovered a like-minded associate with unmatched advertising and marketing, media and communications experience to assist us construct for a brand new period.”

Highwire helps know-how and healthcare corporations outline a brand new customary by means of built-in communications and digital advertising and marketing. The partnership with Shamrock will allow Highwire to guage strategic additions to its healthcare observe in addition to additional develop its digital advertising and marketing companies, knowledge analytics, public affairs and company communications capabilities.

“Know-how and healthcare corporations are going through unprecedented communications challenges and alternatives as they search to reinforce their model picture, reinforce crucial messaging and construct and preserve robust relationships with their prospects, workers and different stakeholders to ship enterprise outcomes,” stated Laura Held, Associate at Shamrock Capital. “Highwire is a market chief with deep sector experience and built-in communications and advertising and marketing capabilities. We look ahead to partnering with the corporate to increase its choices for purchasers, in addition to proceed to drive development and supply robust profession alternatives for the Highwire workforce.”

With places of work in San Francisco, New York Metropolis, Boston and Chicago, a presence in over a dozen states and a worldwide community of companions, Highwire’s know-how purchasers embrace leaders in enterprise and B2B know-how, AI, cybersecurity, clear power and frontier applied sciences. Highwire’s healthcare purchasers are leaders in medtech, diagnostics, major care, behavioral well being and distant care platforms.

Canaccord Genuity served as unique monetary advisor and Davis+Gilbert LLP served as authorized counsel to Highwire. BrightTower served as unique monetary advisor and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served as authorized counsel to Shamrock Capital on the transaction.

About Highwire
Highwire is an inclusive strategic communications and digital advertising and marketing associate designed for class leaders and development corporations throughout know-how and healthcare sectors. With roots in journalism and Silicon Valley, Highwire is pushed, artistic, and skilled in delivering transformative enterprise affect for its purchasers. Highwire’s totally built-in packages, leveraging digital and social media channels, influencers, and communications methods, help shopper enterprise and advertising and marketing targets. Highwire’s know-how purchasers embrace leaders in enterprise and B2B, AI, cybersecurity, clear power and frontier applied sciences like robotics, quantum and extra. Highwire’s healthcare purchasers embrace leaders in medtech, diagnostics, major care, behavioral well being, distant care platforms and extra. For extra info, please go to www.highwirepr.com or @highwirepr.

About Shamrock Capital
Shamrock Capital is a Los Angeles-based funding agency with roughly $4.1 billion of belongings underneath administration. Shamrock Capital invests solely in media, leisure, communications, and associated sectors by means of a multi-fund technique centered on non-public fairness investments, in addition to possession and financing of content material and media rights. The agency was initially based in 1978 because the household funding firm for the late Roy E. Disney and has since advanced into an institutionally backed agency with a number one group of buyers, together with endowments, foundations, and sovereign wealth and pension funds. Shamrock Capital companions with robust administration groups and takes an energetic, collaborative strategy to creating worth in every funding. For extra info, go to www.shamrockcap.com.

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Natalie Pacini
natalie@highwirepr.com

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