Print Published 16th Oct 2018, 16:55

Omnicom’s poor result bolstered by gains from disposals

Omnicom Group, the world’s second biggest marketing business, would have reported a 1.8% fall in operating profit in the nine months to 30 September had it not been for a $327.8 million gain generated from the disposal of certain subsidiaries of which the most significant was Sellbytel, the European-based outsourced sales, service and support business.