Instinctif Partners acquires Champollion Group

Instinctif Partners has extended its UK public policy offering through the acquisition of London-based consultancy Champollion.

Left to right: Richard Nichols, CEO at Instinctif Partners; Simon Buckby, CEO at Champollion; Estelle McCartney, managing director at Champollion and Warwick Smith, senior managing partner at Instinctif Partners

Champollion, which will integrate with Instinctif Partners’ public policy practice, specialises in public affairs, media relations and digital communications.

Richard Nichols, CEO at Instinctif Partners, said: “We’ve been aware of Champollion’s fantastic reputation and first-class client work for many years, so we are really pleased to be welcoming the team to Instinctif Partners.”

The Champollion team will move to Instinctif’s London office, with Simon Buckby and Estelle McCarty joining as managing partners under the leadership of senior managing partner at Instinctif Warwick Smith.

Simon Buckby, CEO of Champollion, added: “I am delighted that after 12 successful years Champollion is joining Instinctif Partners. We have worked together in the past and are certain that the fit will bring new and exciting business opportunities for us all.”

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