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Instinctif Partners: Continuing organic growth

Secondary buyout supports continued growth of leading international business communications consultancy.

Instinctif Partners is a leading international business communications consultancy

Deal type
  • Secondary buyout

Headquartered in London, Instinctif Partners is a leading international business communications consultancy that provides strategic advice to the boards and executive teams of leading companies worldwide.

It employs more than 300 professionals across 12 international offices and through its integrated proposition provides clients with expertise across corporate, financial, public policy and crisis communications.

International talent

The management team secured investment from LDC in September 2019 to support its continued organic growth strategy.

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LDC’s investment means we are well-resourced to grow our position as the home of integrated, strategic communications advice for boards and their executive teams.”
Tim Linacre, Group Deputy Chairman
Instinctif Partners

The partnership with LDC is supporting the management team’s strategy to deliver growth across its international offices through client-centred, integrated and innovative communications services. This also includes the recruitment of new talent across the firm.

Added expertise

As part of the deal, Tim Trotter, former Deputy Chairman of Weber Shandwick and Founder and former Chief Executive of Ludgate Group, became Non-Executive Chairman. Tim brought more than 30 years’ experience of growing international private equity-backed people-led businesses.