Vertical Leap, one of the UK’s most successful search, insight and marketing technology companies, is delighted to announce that it has become part of the fast-growing independent Sideshow group of agencies.

Commenting on the partnership, Matt Hopkins, Managing Director at Vertical Leap, said: “We are very excited about our partnership with the Sideshow group. Our organisations share a common vision for the future of digital marketing and our services naturally complement each other. This is a great opportunity to bring our unique approach and technology platform to the next level in partnership with the Sideshow group.

The Sideshow group is based in London and operates across the south coast – with offices in Bournemouth, Chichester and Portsmouth. Clients include global brands BT, Visa and Prudential. It aims to be the number one independent digital marketing group in the UK, through the delivery of industry-leading expertise and business transforming digital experiences and communications.

Tony Hill, owner and managing director of Sideshow Agency, said: “This news represents another important milestone in Sideshow’s development. It takes the group to a whole new level, and will enable us to offer scale, resource and a broad range of expertise that is a real alternative for large brands that are looking for quality digital marketing support outside of the usual global networks and consultancies.

“From a personal perspective, I am so excited and pleased to start working with such a brilliant Vertical Leap team an agency with a strong reputation in the market.”