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Chapter I - 1994 to 09/1999 "The Rise of MMG"
|1994||Comment||MMG foundation in New York City, 1st office on Madison Avenue|
|Spring 1996||New Office||Opening of the Frankfurt Office|
|Fall 1997||Publishing||MMG Vital Statistics >|
|1998||Recruiting||MMG Recruiting Brochure >|
|1999||Recruiting||MMG Recruiting Brochure German Verison >|
|1999||Commercial||MMG Image >|
|Fall 1999||Fact Sheet||MMG Profile on Consulting Central >|
Chapter II - 10/1999 to 05/2000 "Mergermania and Internet Hype"
|July 1999||Annoucement||USWeb/CKS declares negotiations on merger with Mitchell Madison Group|
|Nov 1, 1999||1st Merger||Sucessful
negotiations. New name: Mitchell Madison Group
A USWeb/CKS Company
|Jan 2000||Annoncement||Whittman-Hart is involved in talks with USWeb/CKS to merge into a new company|
|Mar 23, 2000||2nd Merger||The new name marchFIRST has been announced. The merger takes effect backdated to March 1, 2000|
Chapter III - 06/2000 to 05/2001 "The End"
|Nov 14, 2000||Rumour||HP failed to take over PwC's consulting arm and is considered to look for a smaller cheaper consulting company to buy. marchFIRST?|
|Dec 15, 2000||Announcement||Cash-Hungry
MarchFirst Scores $150 Million
The technology consultant gets a new lease on life after Francisco Partners agrees to buy a 32% stake in the company.
(The Industry Standard)
|Mar 5, 2001||Organization||New announced CFO Michael E. Salvati|
|Mar 12, 2001||Dismissal||CEO, Robert F. Bernard, COO, Thomas Metz, and Executive VP Joseph Bong have resigned. A management committee under the presidency of Steven Pollema is installed to evaluate options for future operations.|
|Mar 15, 2001||Rumour||Beware
the Ides of MarchFirst
Joining the likes of Scient Corp. and Razor Inc., MarchFirst Inc. is the latest e-consultancy giving off warning signs.
(The Daily Deal) >
|Mar 2001||Article||The Gatwick Seven >|
|Apr 12, 2001||Article||The marchFIRST Story >|
|Apr 13, 2001||Finish I||Steven Pollema announces filing for bankruptcy protection (chapter 11)...|
|May 1 , 2001||Finish II||U.S. District Judge Joseph Farnan agreed to let marchFIRST switch its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for reorganization to a Chapter 7 filing for liquidation...German operations went into bankcruptcy protection|
|Jun 4, 2001||Article||In the company of jobseekers >|