ForwardPMX strengthens offering by acquiring The Search Agency

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by Josh Peachey

ForwardPMX has acquired The Search Agency in a bid to strengthen position as a provider of full-funnel marketing services for enterprise businesses. 

With the acquisition of The Search Agency, Whitechapel-based ForwardPMX, a Stagwell Group Company, grows to over 25 offices and 1000 marketing experts managing $1+ Billion in Media.

The Search Agency has 200 digital experts working across London, Toronto, Bangalore, Baltimore and Los Angeles offices. The acquisition further strengthens ForwardPMX's comprehensive integrated brand and performance offering.

"The Search Agency has one of the strongest histories of delivering data-driven, world-class performance programs that result in measurable success for brands," said Martin McNulty, Global Chief Executive Officer for ForwardPMX. 

"We both believe that if businesses leverage data and technology intelligently, we can solve the most complex problems faced by marketers today. We are thrilled to welcome this impressive group of thought leaders."

"I am extremely proud of the work and client growth The Search Agency has achieved over last 17 years," said co-founder, David Hughes, who will remain as a critical strategic advisor to The Search Agency and The Stagwell Group. 

"Joining ForwardPMX provides the scale, reach and technology that further supports our work of building strong customer engagement for our clients that differentiates and grows their business in the marketplace."

This acquisition comes one year after ForwardPMX was formed through a merger of Forward3D and PMX Agency.