Leap Group, Chicago, has acquired YAR Communications, New York, for $20 million in cash. YAR specializes in multicultural brand management and global Internet development. The agency's founders and top executives, Yuri and Anna Radzievsky, will continue in their current management positions, president-CEO and exec VP-chief operating officer, respectively. YAR will be a separate unit under Leap Group and operate independently from other Leap Group subsidiaries.
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