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A premier strategic communications agency delivering focused, experienced counsel for corporate and financial clients.

The first call when it matters most.

ABOUT

Gagnier Communications (GC) is a strategic PR & IR agency, serving clients across North America, Europe and Asia. We are based in New York City.

The team has led numerous corporate positioning and investor relations programs and has been actively involved in numerous special situations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.

From senior counsel through to implementation of full-scale communications and investor relations programs, GC has assisted clients in critical assignments covering high-profile positioning assignments, shareholder activism, mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, litigation and other complex situations.

TEAM

Dan Gagnier

Founder and Managing Partner

Dan Gagnier is the Founder and a Managing Partner of Gagnier Communications LLC. He has worked on numerous corporate positioning programs and actively managed a variety of special situations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. These include mergers, acquisitions, proxy contests, IPOs, SPACs, restructurings, litigation and other various complex situations. His work spans a multitude of industries including financial services and hedge funds, metals and mining, oil and gas, pharma/biotech, technology and industrial manufacturing.

Brent Anderson

Managing Director

Brent is a Managing Director at Gagnier Communications. Brent has more than 20 years of corporate, brand, crisis, digital, media and transaction communications and significant investor relations expertise at several leading global, publicly traded companies.

Ashley Gagnier

Managing Director

Ashley is a Managing Director at Gagnier Communications. Ashley has worked on numerous corporate positioning and media relations mandates, principally in financial services.

 

Louise Kozier

Managing Director

Louise is a Managing Director at Gagnier Communications. For over twenty years, Louise has provided clients in the U.S, Canada and Europe with strategic communications counsel and support.

Riyaz Lalani

Managing Director

Riyaz is a Managing Director at Gagnier Communications. Riyaz specializes in special situations, including proxy contests, M&A, short seller defences, and litigation communications.

 

Lindsay Barber

Vice President

Lindsay is a Vice President at Gagnier Communications. Lindsay provides strategic counsel and communications support to wide range of corporate clients, including private equity firms, public corporations and asset management firms.

Caitlin McNamara

Associate

Caitlin is an Associate at Gagnier Communications. She supports corporate clients’ strategic communications needs across industries including financial services, energy and fintech.

Ivanica Skalko

Associate

Ivanica is an Associate at Gagnier Communications. She works across a broad range of industries supporting media relations, special situations and corporate communications to asset management firms, private equity firms and family offices.

 

Molly Broderick

Junior Associate

Molly is a Junior Associate at Gagnier Communications. She assists the firm’s daily operations and corporate and investor communications for clients.

 

Henry Jones

Junior Associate

Henry is a Junior Associate at Gagnier Communications. He provides daily support to a variety of clients, including media relations and corporate communications.

Emily Sykes

Junior Associate

Emily is a Junior Associate at Gagnier Communications. She supports the firm’s day-to-day operations and special situations communications.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate Communications

Crisis Communications

Investor Relations

Shareholder Activism

Transaction Communications

Litigation Support

Restructuring

Digital Strategies