Hill+Knowlton to acquire Rice5 in China

H+KWPP announces that its wholly-owned operating company Hill+Knowlton Strategies, a leading international communications consultancy, has agreed to acquire Rice5, an award-winning full service digital creative agency.

Founded in 2003 with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, Rice5 is a market leader in innovative brand building, engaging audiences with creative design and technology, and social and digital media.

Rice5’s unaudited revenues for the year ended 31 December 2013 were HK$16.6 million, with gross assets at the same date of HK$6 million. Rice5 employs 48 people. Rice5’s client portfolio includes Givenchy, L’Oreal Group, LEE Jeans, Maxim’s Group, Rayban and The Hong Kong Tourism Board, among others

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