Digital agency, Manifesto, has acquired Creative Cherry, the creative and content agency, to focus on delivering engaging content and technology solutions.
The combined agency will continue under the Manifesto banner, with the founders of Creative Cherry – Mark Ellis, Tom Chapman and Al Hutchison – taking up positions of creative director, strategy director and motion content director respectively. Manifesto will also take on the wider Creative Cherry team in their current roles.
The acquisition gives Manifesto far wider capabilities and offerings to its clients, who are mainly from the charity sector, with clients including Cancer Research UK, Marie Curie, The Children’s Society, The National Trust.
Manifesto will now offer a broader range of services across creative, user experience, content and content strategy services including in-house film, animation and editing.
“We’re thrilled to welcome the Creative Cherry team to Manifesto,” said Jim Bowes, CEO and co-founder of Manifesto. “Cherry has proven skills in connecting big brands and their audiences through carefully thought out, creative and strategic content – we’re truly excited by the disruptive force that we can become together. We’re looking forward to integrating the Cherry team into the Manifesto family.”