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Britain's Bell Pottinger explores sale options after South Africa scandal

After it lost business for running a racially charged campaign in South Africa

Reuters  |  London 

British PR agency Bell Pottinger said on Wednesday it was exploring a potential sale after it lost business for running a racially charged campaign in South Africa, leaving its future increasingly uncertain. Bell Pottinger said it had hired accountancy firm BDO "to look at all options for the business including a possible sale" as the tarnished company faced the prospect of being broken up. Banking giant HSBC cut ties with Bell Pottinger and the PR agency's second-biggest shareholder walked away on Tuesday after it was thrown out of an industry body for running a ...

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First Published: Wed, September 06 2017. 16:30 IST
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