Capital Markets Corporate

August 10, 2017

Instinctif Partners appointed by CME Group as retained adviser in Europe


Instinctif Partners, the international business communications consultancy, has been appointed by CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, as its retained corporate communications adviser providing strategic communications, brand positioning and media relations support across Europe.

Based from London, Instinctif Partners will focus on promoting CME Group’s brand, products and services across Europe in order to help support the firm’s global growth strategy. Instinctif Partners will also advise CME Group on its strategic positioning, whilst helping to educate key audiences about the fundamental role that futures markets play in the global economy.

Nick Woods, Partner at Instinctif Partners said: “We’re delighted to be working with a business of CME Group’s calibre and supporting them across such a wide-ranging brief. The company has a fantastic story to tell and we look forward to working with the team to help bring this to life and to showcasing the important role that futures markets play in the global economy. Our appointment is further testament to the strength of Instinctif Partners’ international footprint and the unique proposition we’re able to offer financial services firms.”

Donal McCarthy, Executive Director, Corporate Communications EMEA/Asia added: “Instinctif’s response demonstrated a combination of insight, creativity and enthusiasm for the brief. We look forward to working with the team to support CME Group as it continues to execute its growth strategy in Europe.”

The appointment follows other recent success for Instinctif Partners, including being named as PRCA City Agency of the Year for the second year running.