Deerfield Agency, a marketing firm and a portfolio company of The Edgewater Funds, has bought Verge Scientific Communications, a brand strategy and communications agency.

The transaction enables Deerfield Agency to expand its ability to support corporate and brand marketing.

“We are thrilled to welcome Verge Scientific as part of Deerfield Agency. The team at Verge have strong scientific and strategic expertise that will allow us to support clients earlier in their brand’s lifecycle,” said Frank Burrell, managing partner of Deerfield Agency. “The expansion of services including corporate brand strategy, corporate communications, scientific counsel and strategic communications are a great complement to our current offerings and will allow us to better serve our clients.”