Sector Share Prices

MSFI Index 12 May16
Free Published 13th May 2016, 10:12

Economic uncertainty seems to have taken its toll on the stock market generally as well as on the marketing sector as the UK awaits a decision on the EU and records a setback in its domestic... Read more

The Private Plums

Published 3rd Nov 2015, 12:12

The7Stars media agency tops awards for financial credentials

In a year when marketing agencies found it harder to grow and to maintain profitability, media buyer The7Stars UK has shown that it can still be done. This is the second successive year in which... Read more

Special Reports

Motivation at M&C: How managers share ownership of their businesses

Published 3rd Mar 2016, 13:00

Emblazoned across an early page of M&C Saatchi’s website is the statement: “If you own something you care more: our managers have equity in their business” - a statement that could easily... Read more

Special Reports Index

Published 1st Aug 2015, 08:35

The Special Reports listed below are available in full only to paid-up subscribers.  They include annual surveys as well as in-depth analysis of companies that have been in the news. Follow... 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 30th May 2016, 18:38

Chime group raises £28.5m for VCCP’s US acquisition

Chime Group Holdings, parent of the former publicly listed Chime Communications, has raised £28.5 million in additional share capital, to fund the acquisition of the San Francisco agency... Read more
Published 26th May 2016, 15:25

Morton increases Porta stake to 15.92%

Porta Communications chairman Bob Morton has increased the number of shares held in the company personally and through related parties by a further 1.5 million, giving him a 15.92%... Read more
Published 26th May 2016, 11:43

Rupert Spiegelberg leaves Investis

The former chief executive of Investis Topco’s US business Rupert Spiegelberg has left the board of the on-line corporate communications group. Spiegelberg, aged 44, played a key role in much of... Read more
Published 25th May 2016, 19:56

Dentsu revenue growth held back in the US and Brazil

Dentsu’s revenue grew by a modest 0.7% in the first quarter of 2016, held back by account losses at McGarry Bowen in the United States and the poor economic situation in Brazil.  But the group is... Read more
Published 24th May 2016, 20:04

Havas brings cheer to Bolloré’s disappointing first quarter

Havas was a bright spot in an otherwise disappointing performance by Groupe Bolloré in the first quarter of 2016. Turnover at the French group fell by 8% and by 25% in its oil logistics division... Read more
Published 24th May 2016, 14:17

Porta describes loss of £4.4m as a “headline” profit of £0.8m

Porta Communications, the AIM listed public relations group, reported another big loss for 2015 this morning, but sought to project it as a profit in the same week as the chairman of the... Read more
Published 18th May 2016, 23:49

US accountant replaces Ashley Martin at Engine

US private equity investor Lake Capital has continued its transformation of The Engine Group board by appointing an American accountant Jim Rojas as global chief financial officer in succession to... Read more
Published 17th May 2016, 23:31

Ten Alps issues profit warning

Ten Alps, the AIM listed TV and digital media content producer, announced today that its results for the year ending 30 June will be materially below market expectations. As recently as March... Read more
Published 17th May 2016, 22:49

Sir Michael Peat joins M&C Saatchi board

Chartered accountant Sir Michael Peat, a former partner in the international accountancy firm KPMG and official in the Royal Household, has joined the board of M&C Saatchi in a non-executive... Read more
Published 17th May 2016, 18:24

Terry Graunke resigns from Huntsworth

US private equity entrepreneur Terry Graunke has resigned from the board of the publicly listed international public relations group Huntsworth citing pressure of work among his other... Read more