Thomas Weisel Partners, a San Francisco-based investment bank, selected Gardner Geary Coll as first agency on its account, with spending anticipated in excess of $5 million. Other finalists included Lowe
Lintas & Partners Worldwide, GMO/Hill, Holliday and Arnold Ingalls Moranville. In a separate review, Scudder Weisel, an online private bank backed by Thomas Weisel Partners and Scudder Kemper Investments, selected Citron Haligman Bedecarre for an account with anticipated spending of $5 million to $10 million. Participants in the review included Leagas Delaney, San Francisco, and Butler, Shine & Stern, Sausalito, Calif.
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