Japan's Dentsu to buy Canadian PR firm Bos

TOKYO, June 1 Fri Jun 1, 2012 3:18am EDT

TOKYO, June 1 (Reuters) - Japan's Dentsu Inc said on Friday it plans to buy Montreal-based Beauchesne, Ostiguy et Simard Inc (Bos) to grab more business in French-speaking parts of Canada and expand in the world's No.9 advertisement market.

Dentsu did not disclose the size of the deal. Bos had sales of C$23 million ($22 million) last year. ($1 = 1.0358 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Nobuhiro Kubo; Editing by Michael Watson)