Sector Share Prices

MSFI Index 12May15
Free Published 14th May 2015, 08:29

The marketing sector’s MSFI Index of share price movements remained almost unchanged at 55.2 in the month to 12 May 2015 while the FTSE All-Share Index slipped back slightly. Holding back the... Read more

The Private Plums

Published 11th Dec 2014, 08:11

Three privately-owned agencies score full marks in this year’s awards

Three privately owned marketing agencies have won the highest accolade for their financial credentials in this year’s survey of privately owned UK marketing agencies - the "Private Plums" -... Read more

Special Reports

Bob Morton’s Corporate Gambles

Published 22nd Mar 2015, 17:52

Censured by the Takeover Panel for his conduct at Armour Group, how many other companies have come within the purview of this accountant’s offshore investment vehicle Hawk Investment Holdings?... Read more

Financial FactFinder

This is our unique database — available to subscribers only — of UK marcoms companies listed on the stock exchange. It summarises profits, balance sheet strength and key financial performance indicators for the latest five years. Read more

Latest News

Published 27th May 2015, 10:00

Ebiquity predicts lower margins and adverse currency impact on results

Ebiquity, the AIM listed marketing performance monitoring specialist, warned this morning that its results for the year to 30 April will have been depressed by lower revenues in its market... Read more
Published 19th May 2015, 22:58

WPP pursues sports marketing acquisition despite Chime stake

WPP is continuing its drive into the sports marketing sector despite holding a 20% stake in, and a board seat at, the UK public company Chime Communications that carries on similar... Read more
Published 19th May 2015, 09:53

Tangent Communications’ profit slumps by 87.5%

As foreshadowed in February, profits at the AIM listed print and digital marketing group Tangent Communications fell by 87.5% to £212,000 in the year to 28 February 2015.   The digital marketing... Read more
Published 18th May 2015, 08:33

Slater builds stake in dotDigital Group

Slater Investments has increased its shareholding in the AIM listed email marketing services provider dotDigital Group from  4.11% to 5.1%. Slater Investments is a fund management company... Read more
Published 14th May 2015, 15:11

Dentsu’s global growth boosts profit by 20%

Dentsu increased its post-tax profit by 20% in the year to 31 March 2105 on a 10.1% increase in gross income. Under international accounting rules expressed in sterling, the group made a post-tax... Read more
Published 14th May 2015, 10:56

Dentsu buys contract publisher John Brown

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired the UK contract publishing company John Brown Media Group whose output includes a range of John Lewis and Waitrose magazines as well as digital content. John... Read more
Published 14th May 2015, 09:11

Chime shocks with news of further sports revenue delays

The much publicised transformation of Chime Communications into a predominantly sports and entertainment marketing group took a knock this morning with news that 2015 has started slowly in sports... Read more
Published 12th May 2015, 08:38

Industry supports Cello in fight for charity VAT clarity

Industry bodies representing charities and their agency suppliers, along with The Charity Tax Group and The Direct Marketing Association, have complained about the lack of clarification of HM Revenue... Read more
Published 11th May 2015, 23:40

One loss-maker deserves another: Accent changes hands

Having written $20.7 million off the value of its investment in Accent Marketing Services, MDC Partners has finally agreed to sell the business to another loss-making company called StarTek for $16... Read more
Published 9th May 2015, 10:46

Interpublic puts Mullen’s CEO in charge of enlarged Lowe network

Lowe & Partners has been merged with its fellow Interpublic subsidiary Mullen in a move that is likely to reflect a continuing desire to improve the profitability of the Lowe... Read more