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2000

December

Creston became a cash shell following a disposal of property portfolio.

2001

January

Creston established as the holding company of a marketing services group.

January

Marketing Sciences Limited acquired - a market research company incorporating Marketing Sciences and Mobile Sensory Testing Services.

November

The Real Adventure acquired - a CRM agency.

2002

December

EMO Group acquired - a local marketing agency.

2003

October

Nelson Bostock Communications acquired - a technology PR agency.

2004

September

CML Research acquired - a qualitative research agency.

2005

March

DLKW Group acquired - incorporating Delaney Lund Knox Warren & Partners, an advertising agency; Dialogue DLKW, a digital agency; and The Composing Room, a typesetting/repro house.

July

Red Door Communications acquired - a healthcare PR and communications agency.

2006

May

ICM Group acquired - a market research company incorporating ICM Research, ICM Direct and FieldWork UK.

May

TMW Group acquired - a digital and direct marketing communications company incorporating Tullo Marshall Warren and Colombus Communications.

December

PAN Advertising acquired - a healthcare advertising and marketing communications agency.

2007

February

newvista research launched - an online research service.

2008

February

Integration of Mobile Sensory Testing Services into Marketing Sciences.

2009

July

ROCK Medical Communications launched - a medical education communications agency.

September

The Health Collective Network launched - a multi-national group of specialist consultancies dedicated to developing and managing healthcare communication programmes across international markets, with global and local connections and expertise.

October

CML Research closed.

2010

March

Launch of Fever - a new consumer PR agency evolving from the consumer division of Nelson Bostock Communications.

July

The Disposal of the DLKW Group (Delaney Lund Knox Warren & Partners, Dialogue DLKW and The Composing Room) to Lowe & Partners Limited completed.

December

Acquisition of New York-based healthcare communications agency Cooney/Waters and sister agency Alembic Health Communications, focused on health advocacy.

2011

November

Acquisition of The Corkery Group - a New York-based, full service health and medical public relations company specialising in product and issues communications.

2012

November

Acquisition of DJM Digital Solutions Limited - a UK-based digital healthcare agency.

2013

July

Acquisition of Liberation Communications – a specialist healthcare communications agency.

September

DJM Digital launches presence in the US.

November

Launch of Loooped – a health, wellness and lifestyle creative engagement agency.

2014

May

Launched Things with Wings as a joint TMW/Nelson Bostock social agency.

May

Acquired neuroscience specialist, Walnut Group.

October

Launch of Mediaworks - a content unit specialising in storytelling and strategic media relations.

November

Launched Creston Unlimited, a new agency brand and group offer that brings together consultants and discipline experts from across Creston.

November

Signed a partnership agreement with German-owned international marketing communications group Serviceplan Group.

2015

April

Acquired digital design and development consultancy, How Splendid Ltd, to form Splendid Unlimited.

April

Signed a partnership agreement with New York-based specialist healthcare digital company, Propeller Communications.

April

Signed a partnership agreement with the leading global consumer trends and insight consultancy, Future Foundation.

May

Signed a partnership agreement with The Digital Consultancy.

June

Strategic investment in London based advertising agency, 18 Feet & Rising.

September

Lauched Search Unlimited - a specialist SEO and SEM agency for the healthcare sector.

October

Creation of DJM PAN Unlimited - a multi-channel agency borne out of advertising and digital excellence.

December

Launched Affinity Unlimited - a brand-partnership specialist

2016

February

Announced a partnership with Latin American marketing communications group Ariadna.

March

Launched marketing technology consultancy Navigate Unlimited.

September

Formed a partnership with London-based media agency Goodstuff.

December

Creston shareholders vote in favour of going private.

December

Creston plc delists from the London Stock Exchange.

2017

January

Creston becomes a private company, Creston Ltd.

May

EMO Unlimited and The Real Adventure Unlimited joined forces to create a new CRM agency, Prophecy Unlimited.