TORONTO: Environics Communications, a Toronto-based agency, has
acquired ACI Argyle Communications, another Toronto PR agency. ACI
Argyle was the Canadian affiliate of Saatchi & Saatchi's Rowland
Communications. The deal, which was inked in the final days of 2001,
will bring an additional $1 million in annual fee income for
Environics, as well as 10 staffers.