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|RX COMMUNICATIONS GROUP NAMED BEST SMALL PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCY BY LEAGUE OF AMERICAN COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONALS |
NEW YORK, NY – February 23, 2009 – Rx Communications Group, LLC today announced that it has won the 2008 Impact Award Strategic Communications Competition for “Best Small Public Relations Agency,” sponsored by the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP). The award recognizes Rx Communications for its outstanding counsel and implementation of investor relations and media relations programs on behalf of its growing life science and healthcare client base.
Highlights of Rx Communications work in 2008 included supporting American CareSource Holdings’ leading stock price performance on the NASDAQ (up 143.9%), successfully positioning PharmAthene as a leader in anthrax prevention and countering a tough macro-economic environment by adding new clients while continuing to retain it existing client base.
Commenting on today’s news, Melody Carey, Co-President of Rx Communications Group said, “We are delighted to have won this prestigious award from the LACP. It is, as always, an honor to earn recognition among our peers. As a small agency, we strive to provide best-in-class, highly tailored investor and public relations counsel and services; an attribute upon which we have built our reputation in the industry. In this case, we are especially proud to have had a measurable hand in helping both American CareSource Holdings and PharmAthene to drastically improve their profiles among the investment and media communities. Among other goals attained on these clients’ behalf, we were able to garner new sell-side analyst coverage and feature news articles in major business and regional publications.”
Rhonda Chiger, Co-President of Rx Communications continued, “In such a challenging market environment, we are especially proud of our continued ability to make a real impact on our clients’ programs, as well as our ability to build our business. As such, we are so pleased to add the LACP award for Best Small Public Relations Agency to various others we have been fortunate enough to win over the years. As an agency that just recently celebrated its eighth anniversary, we take great pride in the strength of our relationships with our clients, many of whom have been with us since inception. This latest award is yet another testament to the value of the work we provide to life science and healthcare services companies, worldwide.”
About the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP)
The League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP) was established in 2001 in order to create a forum within the public relations industry that facilitates discussion of best-in-class practices within the profession while also recognizing those who demonstrate exemplary communications capabilities. Every quarter, LACP hosts quarterly competitions focused on identifying 1) those performing the best in PR practices around the world and 2) what those winning practices are. Competitions range from internal to corporate PR.
About Rx Communications Group
Rx Communications is a financial communications firm specializing in the life sciences and healthcare industries. Rx provides investor relations, public relations and corporate communications counsel to private and public companies, worldwide. The firm designs, implements and manages full-service programs, as well as transaction-oriented assignments. Rx is well versed in IPOs, secondary offerings, PIPEs, venture rounds and mergers and acquisitions - all complementing the on-going work Rx performs on behalf of clients. For additional information please visit www.RxIR.com.
Eric Goldman, Vice President of Public Relations
Rx Communications Group, LLC