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Thames Valley: Boyes Turner advises Resonant Group on acquisition of PR business

By Karolina Skinner
15 September 2021

Thames Valley law firm Boyes Turner has advised Resonant Group, a specialist in healthcare engagement, on the acquisition of OPEN Health’s PR business. It will be renamed Anthem Public Relations and work alongside Resonant’s existing brands, Bedrock Healthcare Communications and Origins Insights.

The acquisition allows Resonant Group to expand its client offering. A multidisciplinary team from Thames Valley firm Boyes Turner advised Resonant Group on the acquisition; Chris Dobson (pictured), a Corporate Partner at Boyes Turner led the team.

Dobson led the team supported by Corporate Solicitor Rachael Brenchley, Head of Technology Mark Blunden and Associate in the employment team Kate Harris.

David Youds, CEO and owner of Resonant Group, said: "As part of our client-focused strategic growth plan, we had planned to build or acquire a specialist health PR offer alongside our existing offerings of authentic, actionable patient insights and creative medical education, so this opportunity was very timely.

About Boyes Turner

Based in Reading, Boyes Turner works with clients in the UK and around the world, including North America, Europe, and the Middle East.

The firm has 22 Partners, six Legal Directors, over 50 other lawyers and totals more than 160 staff.

About Resonant Group

Resonant Group is a privately owned group of agencies with a mission to enable effective engagement in health.

About Anthem Public Relations

Anthem Public Relations is a Resonant Group company – an independent group of companies offering communications and engagement solutions to healthcare clients.