KKR-backed FGS Global has purchased Longview Communications and Public Affairs, bringing together two communications and public affairs advisory firms.

Longview advises clients on corporate and financial communications, issues and crisis management, special situations, government relations, regulatory affairs and foreign direct investment approvals. Longview advises a range of Canadian companies, as well as numerous global companies operating across the country. Its team of over 30 professionals brings experience and relationships in high levels of government, media and business.

“Extending our reach into Canada broadens our geographic footprint and enhances our ability to deliver for our clients,” says Winnie Lerner, FGS’s CEO.