Hill&Knowlton acquires Acertys
Hill&Knowlton Strategies Canada has acquired Montreal-based Acertys. The consulting firm specializes in stakeholder and public engagement with a focus on urban development, land-use planning, real estate, transportation, energy and natural resource projects. It has a staff of 12. The company's services will be integrated into Hill&Knowlton's public engagement practice.
"This partnership is consistent with our commitment to build deeper and more meaningful connections with our clients' audiences," said Dimitri Gourdin, senior vice-president and general manager of Hill&Knowlton Montreal. "The talents, skills and expertise that Acertys brings to H&K strengthens not only the Montreal office, but all of the services we offer throughout Quebec."