Strategic communications & crisis support for student housing pioneer
Blackstock was appointed in mid-2020 to advise Europe’s leading student accommodation brand on strategic communications, B2B and B2C media relations and crisis management.
Rebranding a pan-European investment manager and driving fundraising
Private equity real estate investment manager Meyer Bergman (now MARK) appointed Blackstock at the start of 2020 to lead corporate and financial communications across Europe, managing local PR agencies in the process, with the overarching aim of supporting fundraising.
Proptech PR support & strategic consultancy for deposit protection pioneer
Blackstock were appointed by flatfair in summer 2019 just as the digital deposit protection provider raised £11m in funding through Index Ventures, Revolt and other investors.
Using data to drive business rates debate
Blackstock’s in-house research team have generated significant national press coverage in recent years around business rates and the growing chaos the regime is in.
Major policy report looking at progressive reforms to planning
In 2019 Blackstock conceived, created and launched an incisive and visionary report to unlock the economic potential of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc powerhouse, home to home to some of the UK’s most innovative life sciences and tech businesses such as AstraZeneca, Apple and Microsoft. This piece of work included a multi-disciplinary campaign across media, digital and public affairs with stellar results.