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Latest : Limelight and Acceleris merge with immediate effect 

by on January 17, 2018 in Best advertising story, featured item, Latest News, Lead story, News you can use, Nuggets

Exciting news from Limelight – they have been acquired  by Acceleris, the multi-award winning communications agency, as part of their ongoing bid to continually grow, enhance and evolve their agency for the benefit of their clients and their team.

Limelight and Acceleris merge with immediate effect. 

Susanna Simpson, Limelight Founder

Harrogate-based Acceleris has acquired London and Dubai agency Limelight PR to create a potential PRWeek UK Top 150 agency – Acceleris had £1.5m turnover last year and 15 staff, while Limelight had £1.1m turnover and employed 10 people in London and three in Dubai.

Susanna Simpson, Limelight Founder said:

“Acceleris acquiring Limelight will help my team and me to take a real step up in terms of what we can offer our clients and our employees.

The additional resources and skills provided by Acceleris and its experienced board will enable us to significantly grow and achieve greater ambitions for our clients and ourselves.

I am very proud of our past, but more excited for our future. To be working with such a talented combined team to take our new business to the next level is an opportunity for everyone and I am completely confident it will be a big success.”

Susanna Simpson becomes a shareholder and board director of the agency, whose clients include energy provider Utilita, software firm Axciom and maritime professionals’ union Nautilus.

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