Sector Share Prices

MSFI Index 12Jun17
Free Published 12th Jun 2017, 18:12

The General Election has poured a further bucket load of cold water on to the stock market and there can be little likelihood of any excitement for some time to come. Shares in marketing... 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

Private Equity: is there a better way?

Published 7th Jun 2017, 14:21

Can value be realised from a private business without the risk of giving up control? The Business Growth Fund may provide one answer.   In the nineteen eighties marketing agencies were created... Read more

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

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 24th Jun 2017, 23:08

Oliver Marketing clarifies confusing debt disclosures

Oliver Marketing, an operating subsidiary of the acquisitive digital marketing business Inside Ideas Group, has taken another step to clarify its banking arrangements by filing, somewhat belatedly,... Read more
Published 23rd Jun 2017, 13:05

Stoller to step down at Reach4Entertainment

Executive chairman David Stoller is to retire from the  board of AIM listed media and entertainment marketing company Reach4Entertainment Enterprises with effect from 30 September 2017 and his role... Read more
Published 21st Jun 2017, 15:37

Volatile pound still boosting Next Fifteen’s profits

Next Fifteen Communications Group is continuing to benefit from the weak pound, the company announced at its annual meeting today. “With approximately 75% of the group’s revenues generated in... Read more
Published 21st Jun 2017, 15:08

Hammersley launches agency “collective”

Paul Hammersley, the former Lowe Group, Red Brick Road and Chiel executive, has launched a new business aimed at providing independent agencies with “new routes to market and new ways of servicing... Read more
Published 20th Jun 2017, 10:29

Dentsu buys gleaming social media talent agency

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire 90% of the highly profitable London social media talent agency Gleam Futures. Gleam Futures acts as agent for over 40 individuals who have built... Read more
Published 20th Jun 2017, 09:54

Be Heard Group hires former Engine colleague

Be Heard Group has a hired a former colleague of its chief executive Peter Scott to head up the group’s business development. The new appointee Richard Costa-D'Sa was previously chief executive... Read more
Published 16th Jun 2017, 16:22

Dentsu to acquire The Customer Framework

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire The Customer Framework, a small London consultancy supporting "corporate digital transformation" in the UK. The declared aim of the acquisition is to... Read more
Published 15th Jun 2017, 13:31

Last year Inside Ideas lost £247,000, had borrowed £5.6m and lent its founder £1m

Inside Ideas Group, the acquisitive digital marketing business owned predominantly by Simon Martin, lost £247,000 in the year to 30 June 2016 and had built up net bank borrowings of £5.6 million by... Read more
Published 14th Jun 2017, 10:34

St Ives still reviewing options for sales promotion and books businesses

St Ives, the publicly listed group that has deliberately diversified away from its book printing origins into a range of marketing services, is continuing to review strategic options for its sales... Read more
Published 14th Jun 2017, 09:14

Matomy reshuffles management again

The AIM listed Israeli digital advertising sales business Matomy Media Group has promoted Keren Farag Krygier to chief financial officer of the company following the elevation of her predecessor Sagi... Read more