The Haymarket Group is a public affairs consulting firm located in Chicago. Formed in 1987, it provides services to corporations, nonprofit organizations and institutions. The firm offers expertise in the areas of government relations and lobbying, political consulting, economic development, community relations, and campaigns and elections. The Haymarket Group works with clients to develop and manage projects that include the building of facilities and the rehabilitation of historical landmarks. It also assists clients with matters concerning strategy development, securing private and public financing, earning government approvals, and budgeting and scheduling. In addition, the firm runs the political fundraising business and undertakes various campaign assignments, including policy development, political outreach, press relations and paid media. The Haymarket Group s clients include Saint Francis Hospital, Federal Express, Viacom, DePaul University and Friedman Properties.