Posts Tagged ‘creston’

Published 19th Nov 2017, 16:33

Designer, media buyer and ad agency win top award for financial credentials

Three privately-owned UK marketing agencies won the full complement of eight “plums” for their financial credentials in this year’s Private Plums awards, but there was a slight decline in the... Read more
Published 6th Nov 2017, 16:45

Lord Ashcroft’s Jaywing shareholding in the spotlight

Lord Ashcroft’s 24.6% shareholding in the AIM listed marketing, analytics and risk management agency Jaywing has come under the spotlight after the former Conservative Party treasurer was... Read more
Published 21st Oct 2017, 14:31

Two directors step back from board of renamed Creston

Two of the directors appointed to the board of the former public company Creston - now known as Digital Unlimited Group - in January this year have resigned this week although they remain on the... Read more
Published 13th Jun 2017, 17:05

Four appoints Knight as group operations chief

Four Communications Group has appointed chartered accountant Alex Knight to the post of chief operating officer as the group reports a 30.6% increase in turnover and a 25.6% increase in gross... 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 21st Dec 2016, 15:34

High Court sanctions Creston takeover

The High Court has today sanctioned the scheme of arrangement required to give effect to the proposed £75 million acquisition of Creston by RedWhiteBlue Digital Marketing Services... Read more
Published 16th Dec 2016, 16:52

Should HMRC do business with a company part owned in a tax haven?

There is a certain irony in the announcement by Communisis that it has won a major contract from HM Revenue & Customs to handle “outbound customer communications” when the group is being... Read more
Published 16th Dec 2016, 15:58

Creston shareholders approve private equity buyout

Creston shareholders today approved the offer by RedWhiteBlue Digital Marketing Services Holdings to acquire all the shares in the company (see Isle of Man fund manager bids £75m for Creston).... Read more
Published 13th Dec 2016, 20:21

Sector share prices: 12 December 2016

Last month’s depressing account of how poorly the marketing industry had fared on the stock market by comparison with the FTSE All-Share Index seems to have encouraged investors to take advantage... Read more
Published 28th Nov 2016, 20:56

Creston bidder will inject £35m debt to fund deal

DBay Advisors, the offshore fund manager that has orchestrated the £75 million private equity cash bid for Creston, appears to be relying on substantial bank borrowings to finance the deal (see Isle... Read more