The Sandbox Group LLC Acquires GA Communications

Patriot Capital is pleased to announce a senior term and subordinated debt investment in support of The Sandbox Group LLC’s acquisition of GA Communications. The Sandbox Group LLC has been formed by marketing industry veterans John Hilbrich and Mark Anthony in an effort to build a global boutique marketing and advertising firm.

GA Communications was founded in 1982 in Chicago.  GA focuses its business on smaller and mid-sized pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. The company differentiates themselves in the industry by being an independent agency with high digital acumen. In addition to the technology focus, GA is highly committed to personalized customer service supported by its well-staffed account teams and flexibility in its product and service offering. GA’s four key product offerings are strategic thinking and planning, creative and content development, social, mobile and digital content and analytics.