Print Published 23rd Aug 2015, 16:23

MDC: Why didn’t the dogs bark?

Miles Nadal built up the Canadian based marketing empire MDC Partners over 35 years to achieve annual revenues of $1.2 billion and accumulated losses of $492 million, until the board decided it was time to blow the whistle on 20 July.

Among MDC’s acquisitions were the Miami based creative agency Crispin Porter & Bogusky, the New York based multi-disciplined agency Anomoly and the London based integrated agency Albion Communications.

How did Nadal retain the confidence of bankers, regulators, analysts, journalists and potential acquisition targets for so long? Read the full story in our Special Report, available only to subscribers free of charge, by following the instructions below.