Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, marketing ranked 29 in number of deals in 2001. The largest marketing acquisition in 2001 was True North Communications - which was acquired by The Interpublic Group of Companies for $2.1B.
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True North Communications, Inc. is an advertising and communications company. It has three major global brands: FCB Worldwide, advertising; BSMG Worldwide, public relations; and Marketing Drive Worldwide, marketing services.
True North Communications was acquired by The Interpublic Group of Companies on March 19, 2001.
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