Merkle acquires RKG
Columbia, Md.-based Merkle has acquired RKG, a marketing agency based in Charlottesville. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
RKG is a search and digital marketing agency that was founded in 2003. Besides its headquarters, RKG has locations in Bend, Ore., and Boston.
Merkle, also a marketing agency, works with Fortune 1000 companies and nonprofit organizations. The acquisition brings Merkle’s employee base to more than 2,400, adding nearly 220 workers to the company’s digital agency group. Merkle estimates it will have media billings of over $500 million this year. Outside the United States, Merkle has offices in England and China.