Hotline: Ben Simonds-Gooding has bought Braverman Associates

Ben Simonds-Gooding, the former managing director of Mustoes, has bought the headhunter Braverman Associates. The deal sees Simonds-Gooding inherit full ownership of the company from Wendy Braverman, who founded the business in 1984. Braverman will continue to work at the company for the immediate future, and the agency has been renamed Braverman:Gooding.