MBC Strategic Wins Three 2019 Marcom Awards for Investment And Financial Branding

As the 2019 Marcom Awards were announced, MBC Strategic, the Los Angeles-based financial and investment branding and marketing agency, heard their name called three times. The awards reflect industry peer recognition for excellence in both marketing and branding across a variety of financial and investment services clients. The 2019 award-winning marketing campaigns ranged from the marketing of a new asset class, a venture capital branding project and the highest honor for an institutional asset management firm rebrand. The MarCom Awards recognize high-quality work across small, medium and large firms by highlighting outstanding creative achievement in marketing, communications, branding, websites and print materials.  Judged and administered by industry peers and influencers, The MarCom Awards are part of the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, also known as the AMCP.

MBC Strategic founder, Matt Brunini, commented on the recognition, “We are quite pleased to be recognized by our marketing peers for these three branding projects. The entire team put in really thoughtful and creative work execute these rebrands, delivering a new way of articulating the brand that each client is quite proud of.” The recent investment marketing and branding recognition are the latest in a series of award-winning projects for the investment and financial services focused branding agency.

Wasmer Schroeder – 2019 Platinum Winner – Branding Refresh

MBC Strategic was awarded the highest honor of Platinum for the rebrand of a fixed income management firm Wasmer Schroeder. The new Wasmer Schroeder brand launched at the end of the first quarter of 2019, with a coordinated update of both firm websites, as well as its entire suite of brand and marketing materials.

With an authentic and collaborative brand promise of doing fixed income right, Wasmer Schroeder’s new brand story is meant to inspire and imbue confidence and trust—in the firm’s history and future.

To learn more about this award-winning rebrand for a fixed income management firm please click here.

DOMOS – 2019 Gold Winner – Branding

Domos, received a gold award and is the co-living investment arm stemming from a joint venture of Real Estate Asset Partners (REAP Capital) and Civitas Communities, who collectively bring over 30 years of experience in developing and investing at the intersection of financial and social value. The firms originally approached MBC to help name and build their new co-living development and investment brand.

MBC was tasked with creating an industry leading lifestyle real estate investment brand that was instantly recognizable for both investors and individuals seeking more information on the new real estate asset class of co-living, as well as some of the opportunity zone investment projects.

To read more about this award-winning launch of a new real estate asset class, please click here.

Callais Capital – 2019 Gold Winner – Branding Refresh

A 2019 gold award recipient, Callais Capital is a leading Louisiana based institutional venture capital platform. With the burgeoning startup ecosystem along the Third Coast and Mississippi River Valley, they saw an opportunity to develop infrastructure and strategy around a dedicated venture capital effort, leveraging their legacy of entrepreneurship and deep roots in a market underserved by targeted institutional investors.

MBC Strategic was tasked with creating a fresh look and feel through the use of modern but yet sophisticated fonts, imagery and overall creative. The result was a brand that feels vibrant and sets the platform as an industry leader poised for continued growth.

To read more about this award-winning rebrand for a venture capital firm, please click here.

About MarCom

MarCom Awards honors excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals. Since its inception in 2004, MarCom has evolved into one of the largest, most-respected creative competitions in the world. Each year about 6,500 print and digital entries are submitted from dozens of countries. Learn more here.


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