NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Omnicom Group-owned retail specialist agency Zimmerman
& Partners is in discussions to acquire DiMassimo Brand Advertising and in advanced contract talks to acquire Cliff Freeman
& Partners, both New York, according to executives with knowledge of the talks.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Zimmerman, which Ad Age reported had 2001 billings of $702 million, handles Nissan dealerships and is allied with Omnicom sibling TBWA/Chiat/Day.
Executives at DiMassimo, Zimmerman and Cliff Freeman declined to comment.