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Mr. Philip A. Palazzo Jr.

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Phone: (212) ***-****  
Email: p***@***.com
PALAZZO Securities LLC
145 West 57Th Street 17Th Floor
New York , New York 10019
United States

Company Description: PALAZZO is a boutique investment bank with a singular focus on creating value and wealth for owners and stakeholders of marketing services, interactive, digital,...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • BBA degree
    Iona College
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Digital.Hollywood, 5 Nov 2012 [cached]
Phil Palazzo, Founder and President, PALAZZO Advisory | Acquisition
We can't do it alone - SoDA - The Digital Society, 22 Nov 2015 [cached]
PALAZZO is a full service investment bank with a singular focus on creating value and wealth for owners and stakeholders of marketing services, interactive, digital, information, and new media companies. Known for the quality of its counsel and the commitment of its people to outstanding client service, PALAZZO advises a host of leading independent marketing services and interactive companies.
Phil Palazzo
Phil is SoDA's M&A Advisor. Phil leads a full service investment bank with a singular focus on creating value and wealth for owners and stakeholders of marketing services, digital, information, and new media companies. Phil leads roundtables and advises SoDA members on factors to consider when considering an M&A transaction.
AdMedia frequently quoted in merger and acquisition news [cached]
"It's safe to assume they wouldn't be doing this on their own," said Phil Palazzo, a managing director at AdMedia Partners, an investment bank specializing in marketing transactions. "Velocity's never done anything of this size."
Online Media Daily December 3, 2008 "Dentsu hasn't chosen to go the route of WPP Group or Omnicom Group and grow through acquisitions," says Philip Palazzo, a partner at AdMedia Partners, an investment bank that specializes in advertising and marketing. "Everyone assumed they would be much further along in North America, but they have been extremely cautious, and have chosen to grow through organic growth."
Wall Street Journal November 12, 2008 "It's clearly a volatile period, but deals are still getting done," said Philip Palazzo, managing director AdMedia Partners.
"Too many boutique life science PR firms avoid recommending videos to clients because it means the firm will lose out on revenue it could capture if the work stayed in house," said Philip Palazzo, Jr., Managing Director, AdMedia Partners, Inc., a New York-based investment bank and financial advisory firm serving owners of privately held companies in health care marketing services, media and publishing, and related interactive businesses.
[Ted Pincus'] analysis is echoed by Phil Palazzo, MD at AdMedia Partners, the media and marketing-focused M&A advisory firm.
Phil Palazzo, an MD at AdMedia Partners who advised [Chandler Chicco Agency] on the deal, said that the PR industry's high growth rate is fuelling interest in it from acquirers outside of the traditional holding companies.
"[In] marketing in general, there's been an awful lot of interest from strategic and financial buyers," he said. "And that's certainly been the case with PR."
Palazzo pointed out that in both the [Financial Dynamics] transaction and in CCA's, the buyer was able to create a PR platform that they felt rounded out and complemented their other service offerings.
"[Inventiv] is a company that focuses only on top pharma and biotech clients, so they really understand what they do," he said.
Philip Palazzo, MD at AdMedia Partners, a financial advisory firm that counsels marketing and media companies, also notes that the past two decades have seen a shift from commission-based compensation to a fee-based system.
But he disagrees that the trend is likely to change because the O&M case was a question of unscrupulous employees, not a reflection of its billing practices.
"You find these types of cases, and they're isolated," he says.
Phil Palazzo Former ..., 7 April 2015 [cached]
Phil Palazzo Former President, International Operations, Ammirati Puris Lintas Founder, PALAZZO Investment Bankers
Digital.Hollywood, 15 May 2011 [cached]
Philip A. Palazzo, Jr., Founder and President, PALAZZO Advisory
Philip A. Palazzo, Jr., Founder and President, PALAZZO Advisory: Phil Palazzo has a long a nd highly successful history in advertising, marketing services, and investment banking, where he occupied executive positions in a variety of companies, including: • AdMedia Partners, where for the past five years he served as Partner and Managing Director of the M & A advisory services firm. • MC2, where he was CEO of this national provider of corporate events, meetings, exhibits, and environments. • Ammirati Puris Lintas, the legendary advertising agency, where he joined the firm as CFO and ultimately served as President, International Operations and as a member of the worldwide board. As President, Phil was responsible for $600 million in revenue, 42 offices, and 5,000 employees. Reporting to the Chairman, he oversaw three regional presidents, plus worldwide M & A strategy, information technology, finance, human resources, and strategic planning. While at Ammirati, Phil negotiated the sale of that agency to Boase Massimi Pollitt, the eventual repurchase from parent company Omnicom, and the highly successful sale of the agency to The Interpublic Group of Companies, delivering a remarkable 25:1 return on equity to shareholders. Phil is often quoted in the press, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, where he is a recognized expert in developing practical strategies for creating and driving shareholder value, and in helping owners formulate succession and exit strategies.
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