WPP Acquires D.C. Public Affairs Practice

BOSTON The WPP Group has acquired the business and assets of Quinn Gillespie & Associates, a public affairs firm in Washington, D.C.

The firm specializes in strategic consulting, government advocacy and public relations, according to a WPP statement.

Quinn Gillespie was founded in 2000 and has served clients such as Hewlett-Packard, Sony, Coca-Cola, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Verizon and Microsoft. The company has 25 employees and reported revenue of $12.5 million last year.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.