Archive for 2012

Published 15th Dec 2012, 12:00

Justin Hicklin leaves Karma

Justin Hicklin, the founder of direct marketing agency Hicklin Slade & Partners that was acquired by Karma Communications Holdings in January this year, left the Karma board within nine months of... Read more
Published 14th Dec 2012, 07:20

Marketing services reduce Ten Alps half-year loss to £1.8m

Marketing services contributed a modest £40,000 profit contribution in the half year to 30 September that reduced Ten Alps’ overall loss attributable to company shareholders for the period to... Read more
Published 13th Dec 2012, 11:56

Publicis deal brings Ingenious ending for Outside Line founders

Publicis Groupe has bought the digital agency The Outside Line, bringing to conclusion a period of changing ownership that has included founders Anthony Cauchi and Lloyd Salmons, as well as Ingenious... Read more
Published 12th Dec 2012, 21:00

Sector share prices: December 2012

After last month’s encouraging upward movement in share prices in the marketing sector, investors lost their nerve and marked time in the latest month to 12 December.   The standstill... Read more
Published 11th Dec 2012, 16:12

WPP takes step towards tax rehabilitation in UK

WPP today progressed one step nearer towards rehabilitation as a UK tax resident company when its shareholders approved the scheme to introduce a new Jersey incorporated parent company (see WPP... Read more
Published 7th Dec 2012, 19:10

Iris restructure wipes out £5.8m employee share debt

Iris Nation Worldwide has undergone a complex share restructuring scheme, one outcome of which has been to eliminate the £5.8 million debt owed to the group's share trust by employee shareholders... Read more
Published 7th Dec 2012, 14:59

Karma reports £2m operating profit before exceptionals and interest

Karma Communications Holdings, the parent company of Karmarama and Crayon, made an operating profit of almost £2 million before amortisation and exceptional items in its first accounting period to... Read more
Published 5th Dec 2012, 17:49

Publicis joins with IBM to exploit e-commerce market

Publicis Groupe has announced plans to build on the 10 year relationship between its Rosetta interactive consultancy and the computer giant IBM by adopting an aggressive global sales... Read more
Published 4th Dec 2012, 18:13

Bids and Deals: December 2012

Aegis Group has acquired a majority stake in its Chilean affiliate Triangulo Publicitario (“Triangulo”) which serves Carat’s global media clients in that region…WPP’s market research... Read more
Published 4th Dec 2012, 09:40

Aussie miners offer creditors up to 1p per £ to transform Adventis

Two Australians are seeking to acquire management control of the failed marketing business Adventis Group and to restore its stock market listing in the guise of a natural resources investment... Read more