Sector Share Prices

MSFI Index 12Jan17
Free Published 12th Jan 2017, 18:30

There was a sector-wide improvement in share prices in the month to 12 January with only a few exceptions.  The sector’s MSFI Index rose by 6.09% in the month, a little more the FTSE All-Share... Read more

The Private Plums

Published 18th Nov 2016, 16:43

The7Stars UK media agency dazzles again

The media agency The7Stars UK and TRBR (owner of The Red Brick Road advertising agency) have shared this year’s top award for their financial credentials in our annual review designed to promote... Read more

Special Reports

Dentsu’s Daring Dash

Published 5th Jan 2017, 00:14

Sixty-five year old Tadashi Ishii has proved an adventurous leader of the Japanese marketing group Dentsu since he took charge as chief executive officer in April 2011. Within months of his... Read more

The Global Greats 2016

Published 24th Aug 2016, 19:22

WPP, Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe consolidated their substantial lead over competitors in 2015, accounting between them for almost 57% of all the revenue generated by the 30 largest marketing... 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 17th Jan 2017, 16:41

Dentsu’s digital malpractices had less financial impact than first predicted

Dentsu has today announced a list of embarrassing findings from its internal investigation into questionable digital advertising practices, but the financial value attributed to the malpractices is... Read more
Published 17th Jan 2017, 15:15

Crossrider’s business rationalisation “complete”, but will it make a profit?

Underlying operating profits of the AIM listed online advertising and app distribution company Crossrider are likely to have been halved in 2016 as a result of the re-positioning and restructuring of... Read more
Published 17th Jan 2017, 12:27

dotDigital predicts 17% revenue growth in first half

dotDigital Group expects to report a 17% increase in revenue for the half year to 31 December when it publishes its results on 21 February.  Its profit is expected to be “in line with market... Read more
Published 16th Jan 2017, 13:52

Oliver Marketing changes its identity

Oliver Marketing (Group) has swapped names with an unrelated dormant company called Inside Ideas Group. No announcement has been made about the change and in financial terms the group remains the... Read more
Published 16th Jan 2017, 12:17

Zone gets a Head

Zone, the expansionist digital agency lead by executive chairman James Freedman and backed by the Business Growth Fund, has added Head London to its clutch of acquisitions. No financial details of... Read more
Published 14th Jan 2017, 22:46

Lucky Generals in talks about capital injection

Reports that Lucky Generals – the agency founded by former MCBD executives Helen Calcraft, Danny Brook-Taylor and Andy Nairn – has been in talks about obtaining a capital injection from Omnicom... Read more
Published 13th Jan 2017, 17:54

comScore appoints new in-house lawyer ahead of filing revised financial reports

comScore, the controversial US audience measurement company, is replacing its in-house lawyer Christiana Lin ahead of filing revised financial reports with the US Securities & Exchange Commission... Read more
Published 13th Jan 2017, 11:53

Matomy buys further 10% of Team Internet

Matomy Media Group, the recently loss-making Israeli digital advertising sales business that is listed on the London Stock Exchange, has bought a further 10% holding in its German subsidiary Team... Read more
Published 12th Jan 2017, 15:47

Leo Burnett acquires a CEO and two related companies

Leo Burnett, the US based advertising agency network owned by Publicis Groupe, has hired a new chief executive officer for its North American operations who was previously a partner in the start-up... Read more
Published 9th Jan 2017, 08:22

Price takes top operational role at Be Heard

AIM listed Be Heard Group has expanded the role of its chief financial officer Robin Price to include all operational management as the group’s chief operations officer. Commenting on the... Read more