Washington, D.C. – December 16, 2021 – M&A Advisory firm Clare Advisors (www.clareadvisors.com) is pleased to announce that it served as exclusive financial advisor to Beyond Definition, a brand and marketing agency based out of Silver Spring, MD, in its sale to Yes&, an integrated marketing agency.
Founded in 2003, Beyond Definition’s (https://beyond-definition.com) team leads the way in navigating change and creating an audience-first brand, while delivering marketing and digital experiences to move its clients’ missions forward. Through its expertise in research and strategy, brand strategy and identity, marketing strategy and campaigns, and design and digital, the agency has developed a reputation for strong client relationships, working with clients like Global Business Alliance, Transurban, American Marketing Association, and the Smithsonian.
Debbie Bates-Schrott, Founder & CEO of Beyond Definition, said “Yes& encourages open minds and an inclusive, motivated, and engaging environment to drive success.” Bates-Schrott and Mark Devito, President, will be joining the Yes& executive team to help grow the agency’s work in the association and commercial sectors.
“John Burns was essential to supporting and leading me through my recent acquisition. He was there for me every step of the way with solid strategic advice and clear explanations for every question I had during the process,” added Bates-Schrott. “Clare Advisors’ knowledge of our industry and M&A experience was key to supporting a successful transaction.”
About Clare Advisors
Clare Advisors is a boutique Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Financial Advisory firm that specializes in servicing digital advertising, marketing communications, media, and internet-based businesses. For more information, please go to www.clareadvisors.com, or contact: John C. Burns III, Managing Director, at Jburns@clareadvisors.com.