WPP’s Hill+Knowlton acquires assets of Ascentum (Canada)

WPP announces that Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (“H+K”), its wholly-owned public relations and public affairs firm, is acquiring substantially all the assets of Ascentum Inc. in Canada.

Founded in 2003, Ottawa–based Ascentum is a leading full-service consultancy that works with government, business and not-for-profit clients to facilitate and create dialogue with stakeholders via online, in-person and social media-based strategies and tools and bolsters H+K’s public engagement capabilities in Canada and globally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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