According to PRovoke News (formerly Holmes Report), SEC Newgate Group moves up to 26th place among the world's top 250 agencies and takes first place in the category of the world's fastest-growing agencies. The annual ranking provides information on the size and growth of the global PR industry and is based on data from more than 400 PR agencies and companies worldwide.

Kohl PR & Partner has been part of the SEC Group since 2015, which merged with the agency group Porta in September 2019 to form the SEC Newgate Group and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. SEC Newgate's global team comprises around 600 employees working in 30 offices in 14 countries.

The agency group offers communication services in the areas of public affairs and advocacy, financial and corporate communication, crisis management, market research and digital as well as classic PR.