ICM Partners has acquired a majority interest in the Royce Carlton Agency, a New York-based speaking engagement firm, the companies announced Tuesday.
Royce Carlton, whose client list includes author Mitch Albom, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Powers and journalist Fareed Zakaria, will be absorbed into ICM’s lectures group. The combined units will operate under the Royce Carlton name in New York and at ICM’s Los Angeles office.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Royce Carlton was founded in 1968 by Carlton Sedgeley and Lucy Lepage. They will stay on to run the merged operation with Jonathan Perelman, head of digital ventures and lectures for...