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Today, our network, AVENIR GLOBAL, one of the world’s leading integrated communications firms, includes NATIONAL and four other agency brands across North America and Europe:

NATIONAL Equicom is the leading provider of financial communications and investor relations services in Canada. Its geographic coverage and industry knowledge is unmatched in the market, with offices in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.

AXON Communications is a specialized healthcare consultancy with offices in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Denmark and Switzerland. AXON supports clients in medical communications, public relations, clinical trial services and market access communications/consultancy.

Madano is one of the U.K.’s leading strategic communications consultancies, working in complex, highly regulated sectors, primarily in energy, transport, building and infrastructure and healthcare. Through its insight, creativity and communications expertise, Madano’s in-house team delivers thought-provoking and robust outputs that help clients define strategy and deliver their objectives.

SHIFT Communications is an integrated, data-driven communications agency with offices in Boston, San Francisco, New York and Austin. SHIFT’s data-driven approach takes the guesswork out of communications and provides tangible, measurable results for clients.

Padilla is a top 10 independent public relations and communication company comprised of 210 employees. Padilla builds, grows and protects brands and reputations worldwide by creating purposeful connections with the people who matter most through public relations, advertising, digital and social marketing, investor relations and brand strategy. Padilla includes the brand consultancy of Joe Smith, the food and nutrition experts at FoodMinds and the research authorities at SMS Research Advisors.