Sector Share Prices

MSFI Index 12Apr17
Free Published 12th Apr 2017, 23:16

Next Fifteen Communications Group brought added cheer to shares in the marketing sector today as its share price reached 455p, marking a 21.3% rise in the latest month to 12 April and a 76.4% rise... 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 18th Apr 2017, 20:50

Tax change increases Omnicom’s first quarter profit by 5%

A $12.4 million tax credit improved Omnicom Group’s first quarter profit by 5%, the company revealed today. The tax benefit arose from the adoption of a new US accounting rule governing the... Read more
Published 13th Apr 2017, 17:07

Hangar Seven glides into Hut for estimated £10m

Hangar Seven, the retail marketing production company backed by private equity investor Catapult Growth Fund, has been sold to another private equity backed business - online lifestyle retailer Hut... Read more
Published 13th Apr 2017, 11:05

Board changes follow Matomy loss

The game of musical chairs continues to be played in the boardroom of the loss-making Israeli digital advertising sales business Matomy Media Group in which Publicis Groupe has a 20%... Read more
Published 11th Apr 2017, 19:29

Be Heard shares enjoy a helpful boost

In what looks like a commendable display of boardroom confidence, six of the directors of Be Heard Group between them bought 3,664,998 shares in the company on 30 March at a price of 3.70p per share... Read more
Published 5th Apr 2017, 09:07

Havas forms joint venture with major Chinese full service agency

The Havas Group has joined forces with one of China’s biggest marketing groups Guangdong Advertising Group Co to extend its trading opportunities in that country and offer Guangdong’s clients... Read more
Published 4th Apr 2017, 17:23

Acquisition related charges take shine off Next Fifteen’s 32% growth

AIM listed Next Fifteen Communications Group increased its revenue by 31.8% in the year to 31 January 2017, but a 36.7% increase in staff costs and an £8.4 million charge for share incentive schemes... Read more
Published 3rd Apr 2017, 23:13

Lost momentum fuelled Fabula’s closure

Accounts for the last available year show that the advertising agency Fabula London had been trading consistently profitably during the two years to 31 March 2016, although no figures are available... Read more
Published 3rd Apr 2017, 16:20

Reach4Entertainment may breach new bank terms

Reach4Entertainment Enterprises, the AIM listed entertainment marketing group that includes the Dewynters theatrical marketing business and Newman Displays theatre and cinema display specialists, has... Read more
Published 30th Mar 2017, 15:06

Be Heard lost £2.9m after MMT under-delivered

AIM listed Be Heard Group lost £2.9 million in 2016, the company announced this morning, admitting that its acquisition of web site design consultancy MMT had fallen short of expectations.  Much of... Read more
Published 29th Mar 2017, 10:31

Ebiquity’s profits rise with help of £4.5m favourable currency movements

A near £1 million increase in profit contribution from Ebiquity’s marketing performance optimisation division, helped by a £4.5 million company-wide revenue boost from favourable currency... Read more