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Changing Business Name of Acquired Company

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My company (Clinipace Worldwide) acquired Accovion more than a year ago. When I search on Accovion, there are still offices showing up in Google under the name Accovion, even though I've redirected the website. Is there a way to update all of the old Accovion locations on the map to say Clinipace Worldwide? I also don't know who owns any of the listings, the previous marketing manager has left the company--I have zero details, though I suspect that didn't do anything with Google listings from a marketing perspective because they didn't do much online marketing.


Any best practice tips you can offer would be much appreciated! 




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Changing Business Name of Acquired Company

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What happened with the offices?  Are they all closed, or do you guys now operate out of them?


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Changing Business Name of Acquired Company

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Hi Joy,

The offices currently remain open, we just need them to all be listed as Clinipace Worldwide (there are 11 offices).




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Hi, @Emily N!


Just so I may fully understand your situation, I'd like to ask you a few questions. 

Has your company reclaimed the Google+ Business Pages owned/managed by the previous marketing manager, or did the manager leave without assigning a new person within the company as owner? 

How exactly are you finding Accovion on searches? Do you see it appear on the right hand side with details of the business similar to how yours pops up? Or, are you referring to how Accovion appears in searches with their LinkedIn page?

Below is an example of what I am referring to. Talk to you soon!