Teneo is a public relations and advisory company. The company was founded in June 2011 by Declan Kelly, Paul Keary, and Doug Band, Teneo currently has more than 1,250 employees located in 33 offices around the world. In 2019, Teneo sold a majority stake to CVC Capital Partners, at a total valuation of around $700 million.
Teneo has been the subject of controversy primarily over its extensive ties to the Clinton family and the leveraging of those ties for its business purposes. Founder Declan Kelly was a close associate and Economic Envoy to Ireland under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the firm has employed personnel connected to the family, including Huma Abedin while she was still working at the Department of State.