Posts Tagged ‘chime communications’

Published 15th Jul 2017, 10:52

Revenue up, profit down after private equity bought Chime

The results of the first full year’s trading at Chime Group Holdings, the global sports marketing group reincarnated with private equity backing from Providence Equity Partners, show how hard it... Read more
Published 7th Jun 2017, 14:21

Private Equity: is there a better way?

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
Published 10th May 2017, 19:36

Lord Bell sold his Bell Pottinger shares for £1.2m

Since retiring last August from the Chime Communications breakaway public relations consultancy Bell Pottinger Private, Lord Bell has sold his 6.4% shareholding back to the company for almost £1.2... Read more
Published 25th Jan 2017, 16:56

Mark Smith takes top job at Bell Pottinger

Mark Smith, currently chief operating officer at Chime Group Holdings, is moving to public relations consultancy Bell Pottinger Private to take on the executive role of chairman and managing... Read more
Published 9th Jan 2017, 08:22

Price takes top operational role at Be Heard

AIM listed Be Heard Group has expanded the role of its chief financial officer Robin Price to include all operational management as the group’s chief operations officer. Commenting on the... Read more
Published 5th Dec 2016, 14:47

Rupert Howell and Nathalie Schwarz to leave Matomy Media board

Matomy Media Group, the loss-making Israeli digital advertising sales business that is listed on the London Stock Exchange, is losing its chairman Rupert Howell and a non-executive director Elizabeth... Read more
Published 23rd Nov 2016, 15:28

The Creston conundrum: is private better than public?

It is a curious coincidence that the publicly listed marketing group Creston announced plans to leave the stock market in the same week as Marketing Services Financial Intelligence announced its 2016... Read more
Published 16th Oct 2016, 22:13

Bell Pottinger’s partners get bigger slice of profit

Bell Pottinger Private, the independent public relations consultancy that was divested from the Chime group in 2012, has reported almost static revenue and a seemingly big fall in post-tax... Read more
Published 13th Sep 2016, 11:36

Matomy faces shareholder revolt: Publicis holds 20% stake

Two shareholders in the Israeli digital advertising sales business Matomy Media Group are requisitioning an extraordinary general meeting to “allow the company's shareholders to consider certain... Read more
Published 26th Aug 2016, 10:35

Caveat emptor, caveat venditor

The recent revelation of an £83.3 million write-down in the cost of its trade investments (primarily comScore) is evidence that even the mighty and astute WPP can sometimes find it has bought shares... Read more