December 3, 2021, New York, NY – Montieth & Company (M&Co), a global strategic communications consultancy, was shortlisted for the Best Communications & PR Firm category of the 2022 FundIntelligence Operations and Services Awards that recognize excellence and outstanding contributions made by business, operations & technology leaders at asset management and service provider firms.
“We are proud of the work we’ve done crafting and sharing the narratives of our growing global asset management clients throughout this tumultuous year emerging from the global pandemic,” said Montieth M. Illingworth, CEO and Global Managing Partner of M&Co. “Our submission highlights the team’s work addressing the key trends in financial services like ESG, diversity and inclusion and competitive fund launch marketing. We’re thrilled to be recognized and included in this group of our talented peers.”
M&Co has a deep understanding of emerging trends and complex, technical issues in the financial services industry, combined with deep relationships with the financial media. This enables its team members to develop powerful narratives in the media that meaningfully influence its clients’ public perception. The Company’s work for financial services clients this year included advising a large asset manager on its ESG communications. You can read more about M&Co’s work on web pages our story as well as news.
Founded in 2007, M&Co emerged from the Great Financial Crisis as crisis communications counsel to hedge funds affected by the Bear Stearns ABS Hedge Fund failure, Madoff fraud, and Lehman Brothers bankruptcy. The Company subsequently developed a reputation for advising asset managers and banks on marketing communications and public relations, including beach-heading Standard Life Investments (now Abrdn) in the US media market.
The establishment of Montieth & Company’s London and Hong Kong hubs in 2016 and 2019 respectively led to further cross-border work for financial services companies, including Sun Life, Itau Bank, GMO, MPC Capital, Acuity Knowledge Partners, BCA Research, Ned Davis Research, Waystone, and Earnix. The Company’s fully integrated cross-border, multilingual account teams project across 25+ sectors and global media markets. Over two-thirds of M&Co’s revenue comes from cross-border accounts, thanks to the Company’s unique approach to designing and implementing global PR campaigns that sets it apart from other communications consultancies.
Montieth & Company was also previously named in O’Dwyers 2021 Top PR Firm rankings, by Insider as one of the Top Boutique PR Firms and has been listed for five consecutive years in the New York Observer’s PR Power 50.
Montieth & Company is a global communications consultancy that helps you seize opportunity and prevail in the face of your biggest challenges. M&Co has global hubs in New York, London, and Hong Kong and provides services and solutions in multiple money and media center markets throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific.