According to the official website for Bell Pottinger:
Bell Pottinger was founded in 1987 and became a partnership following a management buyout from Chime plc in 2012. Our partnership structure is designed to deliver best-in-class public relations services for our clients, embracing all skills and specialisms from across the communications spectrum.
We are headquartered in London, with offices in key centres worldwide, and can draw on both our own teams and from those among our international network of specialist agency partners. Our 250 public relations specialists, including more than 60 partners, advise a complete range of clients – including world leaders in politics and business; companies in every industrial and commercial sector; and other organisations and individuals.