NEW YORK — Allison+Partners has acquired C. Moore Media International Public Relations (CMM). With work in the US, UK and African markets, CMM augments Allison+Partners’ deep corporate communications, executive positioning, thought leadership and business-to-business communications capabilities with DE&I communications, Pan-African media relations, reputation management, crisis communications, content marketing and CSR. CMM clients will benefit from Allison+Partners’ deeper global footprint including Europe, Asia and The Americas, alongside extended expertise in creative, digital, influencer marketing, thought leadership and market analytics. CMM founder Claudine Moore has become a managing director at Allison+Partners. In her new role, Moore (pictured) will focus on growing the agency’s DE&I service offerings, as well as expanding the agency’s capabilities in African markets.

NEW YORK — UpSpring has acquired A&D digital marketing studio Epiphany, including its client roster and team of digital marketing specialists. Epiphany founder and now UpSpring VP Susan Fernandez will lead all digital efforts for B2B and B2C clients ranging from strategy, concept development, execution and analysis. Together, Fernandez and her team will develop and executive content for organic social media management focused on delivering an ROI and implement test, social media ads, develop effective search engine marketing (SEM) campaigns, branding, come-to-market strategies and more for clients. UpSpring’s offering of website auditing, email campaigns, and podcasts, will be leveraged to drive brand recognition and exposure for UpSpring clients.

BOSTON — PAN Communications has launched a new security practice landing page with access to real-time data and trends providing brands with information to stay ahead in a fast-paced industry. The page includes the PAN CyberPulse dashboard which is a free resource for tracking cybersecurity conversations in real time. The new, analytics-driven research report conducted and authored by our security leaders explores the breaking news cycles for recent major cybersecurity incidents.

WASHINGTON — IBEX Partners has launched an awards and rankings practice that customizes A&R strategies to help corporations achieve business objectives and enhance corporate reputation. The practice brings four specialized capabilities to clients: expertise in helping corporations secure awards and improved analyst rankings; customized A&R strategy to help each client win and boost its reputation; experience in building winning award submissions; and executing the awards and rankings submission process.