KWT Global buys Holmes PR
By Adnews Staff
KWT Global of New York has acquired Toronto-based Holmes PR. According to the company, the deal will allow KWT to expand its operations in Canada. Agency founder Katherine Holmes and nine staff members will join KWT. KWT Global, formerly known as Kwittken, is a subsidiary of MDC Partners.
"KWT has been looking for the right partner to expand our Canadian offering, and we have found it with Holmes PR," said Betsy Cooper, managing director of KWT Global. "They have built an excellent reputation in the arts, culture and entertainment industries, with strong Canadian brands, and we believe this is a great complement to our current experience."
Holmes PR's clients include the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Aga Khan Museum, AMC Network, Canada's Walk of Fame, the Canadian National Exhibition, Cirque du Soleil, Harbourfront Centre, IHeartRadio, Scouts Canada, Shaftsbury Films, Sirius XM and the Toronto International Boat Show, among others.