Shamrock Capital Advisors has made an investment in Giant Creative, a healthcare communications agency.
Giant Creative is a healthcare communications agency specializing in positioning and branding, and strategic and creative development for pharmaceutical, biotech, consumer health, medical device, and diagnostics companies. The company was founded in 2002 and has over 130 employees. Giant Creative is based in San Francisco (www.giantsf.com).
“We feel very fortunate to have a company like Giant in the Shamrock family,” said Will Wynperle, Partner with Shamrock. “Our approach has always been to work with companies with untapped intrinsic value, and those capitalizing on emerging trends. There’s no question that Giant’s position at the epicenter of healthcare, technology, and communications, makes them a great partner for us.”
Shamrock Capital Advisors has over $700 million of capital under management and invests in the media, entertainment, and communications sectors. Originally founded in 1978 as the Roy E. Disney family investment company, Shamrock is currently investing out of Shamrock Capital Growth Fund III, a $400 million fund raised in 2011. The firm is based in Los Angeles (www.shamrockcap.com).
AdMedia Partners, a New York based investment bank (www.admediapartners.com), served as the exclusive financial advisor to Giant.
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