NEW YORK — Finn Partners has struck a deal to acquire ABI Marketing Public Relations, a multi-market B2B consultancy focused on industrial and trade markets.

Alan Isacson, the founder and CEO of ABI, will assume the title of managing partner, ABI, a Finn Partners Company. Isacson founded ABI in 1980, growing the business to include offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Singapore and Shanghai. Areas of specialization include packaging, food and beverage, life sciences, chemical, plastic, automotive, aerospace, and environmental sectors.

"Growing our international operations is a priority for us, and having Alan and his team join Finn Partners is a strategic acquisition which takes us up another step to offer global marketing and PR services to our current and future clients," said Finn Partners founding partner Peter Finn.

Finn added that ABI’s roster of clients range from multi-billion dollar, global organisations to entrepreneurial, regionally-focused companies.

"For the last three decades, we have deeply rooted ourselves in the industrial and trade sectors, resulting in a unique perspective and ability to help clients accelerate growth and strengthen their brands," added Isacson. "By combining our strengths and international footprint with Finn Partners, we can jointly deliver even greater value to our clients."