Luther advises international agency group SEC Newgate on acquisition of ORCA Affairs

Press Release


Dusseldorf – As part of its international expansion strategy, SEC Newgate has acquired 60% of the Berlin-based communications agency ORCA Affairs. The agency group, based in Milan (Italy), was comprehensively advised by Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft on the transaction.


SEC Newgate is an integrated global network of communication, advocacy and research specialists. The acquisition of further communication agencies is part of the agency network's growth strategy.

About SEC Newgate S.p.A.:

The SEC Group became the SEC Newgate Group in September 2019 through the merger of SEC S.p.A. and Porta Communications. It employs around 600 people in 16 different countries.

On behalf of SEC Newgate S.p.A.:

Luther, Corporate/M&A: Dr Eckart Petzold (Partner, Head of Luther’s Italian Desk), Wolfgang Liebau (Counsel), Susanne Abraham (Senior Associate), Dr Vittorio Cardano (Associate)