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by H+K Canada

August 17, 2012

China Trusts H+K Canada for Foreign Investment Advice

This article was originally published on Bloomberg.com on August 21, 2012. Hill & Knowlton Strategies is the busiest lobbying firm in Ottawa for foreign takeovers, using lessons learned from the country’s biggest failed takeover bid to advise Cnooc Ltd. (883) on its $15.1 billion offer for Nexen Inc. (NXY) The Canadian division of the New … Read more

Redefining how we use our relationships

Today, Hill+Knowlton announced the acquisition of Ascentum, an Ottawa-based boutique specializing in public engagement. The acquisition is a vital component of the business plan objective we set for ourselves two years ago to redefine the way our clients think about us. We know our business has been changing, and that most of our competitors are … Read more

Canadian Business – government austerity measures

Why government austerity measures are a good thing This was originally published in Canadian Business, on August 16, 2012. Traditional Keynesian economics suggests you “prime the pump” when growth is slow. “The boom, not the slump, is the right time for austerity,” said John Maynard Keynes. Slashing spending while the economy is depressed just deepens … Read more