Archive for 2009

Exercise of share options costs Langdon £1m in tax

Digital Marketing Group’s chief executive Ben Langdon sold about 2.3 million shares in the company yesterday to raise the £1 million required to settle a tax liability arising on the exercise of... Read more

Happier New Year, Mission

A further near 10% fall in share price yesterday was not the best of Christmas presents for the board of AIM listed The Mission Marketing Group. Since peaking at around 143p in October 2007,... Read more

Oxygen8 increases stake in WIN to near 10%

Oxygen8 Communications, the privately-owned provider of interactive media, mobile and voice solutions whose subsidiary Opera Telecom’s contract with GMTV was terminated after “irregularities”... Read more

Lowe can celebrate early financial success when he retires from Red Brick Road

Sir Frank Lowe should feel fairly pleased with the initial financial fortunes of The Red Brick Road when he retires after an illustrious, if somewhat colourful, career at the end of this... Read more

Group involved in GMTV premium call controversy buys almost 6% of WIN

A company associated with the GMTV premium call controversy has acquired a 5.9% shareholding in AIM listed mobile technology specialist WIN.  Private equity investor ISIS EP already holds a... Read more

Shareholders approve sale of Cossette to private equity investor

Shareholders in the Canadian-based marketing group Cossette today gave almost unanimous approval to the sale of a controlling interest to private equity investor Mill Road Capital.  Shares in the... Read more

ISIS private equity funds increase Adventis stake to 20%

Private equity fund manager ISIS EP has bought a further share stake in AIM listed Adventis Group on behalf of various venture capital trusts under its management, bringing its total holding to... Read more

Setback in sector share price recovery

After several months during which share prices in the marketing services sector doggedly – and successfully - struggled to recover some of their lost value, the trend went into reverse in the... Read more

Ten Alps squeezes more profit out of less revenue

Ten Alps, a relatively small AIM-listed company with an unusually instructive spread of activities in media and marketing, succeeded in increasing its operating profit and post-tax profit... Read more

DMG’s latest acquisition: vision of past performance is not entirely 20:20

Digital Marketing Group appears to be paying quite a lot of money to acquire Peter Riley as chief creative officer for a large part of the group. Aged 41, Riley will receive up to £1.5... Read more