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Incorrect and unrelated business listing when users search for us in Google Search

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Google search is incorrectly listing a unrelated business when users search for my employers company 'Exterion Media'. It displays Outfront Media on the right hand side who are in fact a competitor. 
 
We used to be part of the CBS Group until 2014 when CBS International was sold and rebranded as Exterion Media (UK) Limited. CBS America, then re-branded to Outfront Media. I can see how Google still thinks there is a link but we do not have anything to do with Outfront Media and it's obviously not helping our online presence by people thinking we are associated.
 
I've had reported this via feedback submissions and change requests but nothing has been done.
 
I have also verified all our business locations so surely at least one Exterion Media car should be showing in these results - not a competitor!
 
Please help - i'm pulling my hair out.
 
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Incorrect and unrelated business listing when users search for us in Google Search

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stop pulling your hair out

search for "Exterion media London" to get a "local & GMB based Knowledge Panel"

Searchign for just "Exterion media" without anyh local reference you don't get  a "local & GMB based Knowledge Panel" but instead a "wikipedia based  a brand Knowledge Panel"

 

Check this search link to see how Google considered the closed "relationship"between both parts of the search query

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