Doe Blomberg Gottberg joins Emakina Group

Doe Blomberg Gottberg joins Emakina Group

Take-over creates full-service marketing powerhouse for the Nordics

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Brussels, Stockholm - Emakina Group acquires Doe Blomberg Gottberg (DBG), three-time winner of the Swedish ‘Communication Agency of the Year’ Award. With this move, Emakina doubles its staff, turnover and projected profit in the region. Both agencies already share offices in Stockholm and will continue to work under their own name. Boosted by their perfectly matched expertise and growing collaboration, they establish a new Scandinavian marketing powerhouse, that leapfrogs its competition.

Brice Le Blévennec, Emakina Group CEO: 'This is a perfect new step in our international growth. The united forces of Emakina and DBG will help our clients in the Nordics to build their user equity, the key to their successful digital transformation. I wish Tommy, Fredrik and their team a warm ‘Welcome aboard’.'

DBG and Emakina.SE combine branding cleverness with digital agility

DBG and Emakina have already worked together on major projects
for clients like Red Bull, Norrmejerier, Oxfam, and SBAB.

As a ‘relevance agency in a digital world’, DBG’s 16 experts excel in strategy, brand building, and creative concepts. Managed by Tommy Gottberg and Fredrik Blomberg, the team’s online and offline advertising and communication projects resulted in winning three Gold Årets Byrå ‘Agency of the Year’ Awards. Its references also include Calik Denim, Europcar and digital startup Readly.

Emakina.SE is their perfect match.
CEO Joel Wahlström and his crew blend cutting-edge digital strategy, design and coding skills. As a bonus, they can quickly leverage resources from Emakina Group’s 15 agencies in 9 countries and its global partner network of top agencies and technical suppliers. Together they deliver multi-country digital communication, web building, applications and commerce projects for customers such as Unilever, Refunder and Aquavit Restaurants.

New digital opportunities

Tommy Gottberg, CEO of DBG: ‘This take-over makes perfect sense. We are already happily living under the same roof today, developing projects in unison. By joining Emakina, we add the development of fantastic digital user experiences to our support in strategy, creative concepts, branding, and design. Emakina’s skills bring great added value to our clients who want to master their digital transformation, CMS, online marketing and e-commerce needs.

Joel Wahlström, CEO of Emakina.SE: ‘We have worked together successfully with DBG on many occasions. We share the same go-to-style and passion to touch and engage people. The sum of our talents generates great positive energy, that produces outstanding user experiences. One plus one in this case really adds up to three! We are ready to give our clients exceptional full service support, and win bigger pitches for big new accounts.’


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Frédéric Desonnay Chief Financial Officer, Emakina Group
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