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About Cicero Group

Brussels Office Since


Firm Description

Cicero/AMO is a full-service communications and market research agency. We design and deliver award-winning corporate, brand, political and regulatory campaigns across all major business sectors from our offices in Brussels, London and Dublin. Working in a rapidly changing, fiercely competitive world we know that you don’t simply find opportunities – you must create them. It’s the creed we live by and practice for our clients every day. Across a number of sectors – from banking to fintech, data to trade issues, sustainability to pensions, and many more – we help our clients gain competitive advantage, build their reputations, earn the understanding and support of key stakeholders and influence opinion, behaviour and the development of policy. Together our corporate communications, public affairs, market research and digital specialists have vast experience of running integrated campaigns that maximise our clients’ exposure and return on investment through a toolkit of services that includes expert corporate and media relations, thought leadership and pan-European regulatory engagement counsel. Whatever the audience, consumer, business or government, Cicero/AMO is trusted to deliver.

Ownership Structure

Cicero/AMO is part of Havas Group.

International Structure

Cicero/AMO has offices in Brussels, London and Dublin. Cicero/AMO is a member of /amo, the global strategic advisory network that is present in 11 countries, with consultancies based in Paris, London, Frankfurt, Berlin, Stockholm, Zurich, Amsterdam, Milan, New York, Washington, Tokyo, Montreal and Hong Kong. In 2020, Cicero/AMO’s agencies advised on almost 262 deals, worth a total of $156.4 billion.

Key Strengths

  • Proven results for clients across a wide range of sectors and issues.
  • Specialists in complex markets.
  • Highly experienced team.

Number of Public Affairs Consultants

We have 10 dedicated EU specialists, as part of 41 consultants across our Brussels, London and Dublin offices.

Key Clients

European Confederation of Police (EuroCOP), European Hotels Forum, Index Ventures, Legal & General, MarketAxess, Onfido, Standard Life Aberdeen, Worldpay.

Thought Leadership

Cicero/AMO’s dedicated market research team provide award-winning marketing and communications creation services, blending sector specialist copywriters and thought leaders with our in-house graphic design capabilities.

Recent thought leadership pieces include:

Resetting corporate strategy – The impact of COVID-19 on global businesses

Produced with the /amo network, this report is based on one-hour interviews with 25 senior communications and marketing experts working in some of the largest corporates in the world. The findings of these conversations tell a story of how corporate communications practitioners and business leaders globally have navigated the shorter-term challenges and are using the experience to implement long-lasting change within their business.

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COVID-19 impact: Defining the new normal – Life after coronavirus

To help business leaders and policymakers understand how European households are responding, in May 2020 we conducted research on 1,600 respondents living in Europe’s “big four’ countries.

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Cicero/AMO regularly produces analyses of key legislative initiatives for the benefit of our clients. We have recently written overviews of the international and EU moves to create a regulatory legal framework for cryptocurrencies (accessed here), and an overview of the priorities and challenges for the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European union (accessed here).

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Testimonials and why clients like to work with us

“Cicero’s team is spot on with its competent advice and guidance through highly complex domestic and international politics. They are a reliable source for information on policy development and the key people involved in decision-making. We have been working with them for a long time and continue to appreciate their professionalism and client dedication.”
Geoff Aberdein, Global Head of Public Affairs & Policy, Aberdeen Standard Investments

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