Posts Tagged ‘creston’

Published 12th Jan 2019, 17:06

Unlimited Marketing Group’s operating profit wiped out by finance costs

Unlimited Marketing Group made an operating profit of £4.2 million in its first full year after being bought by DBAY Advisors’ Cayman Islands company RedWhiteBlue Champion. However, the group... Read more
Published 5th Dec 2018, 09:36

Design consultancy and media buyer achieve top rankings in this year’s “Private Plums” awards

Two privately owned marketing agencies achieved the highest score for their financial credentials in this year’s Private Plums awards and both have done so before. Announcing the results of the... Read more
Published 30th Jul 2018, 23:23

Will things ever be as if they had never said goodbye?

The launch of Sir Martin Sorrell’s new marketing business S4 Capital is not the first occasion when a senior marketing industry executive has felt the urge to create a new empire after departing... Read more
Published 9th Jan 2018, 20:22

Creston’s new owners slashed past acquisition costs by £33.9m at time of deal

Creston, the former stock market listed marketing company, slashed £33.9 million off the goodwill component of past acquisition payments when it came under the control of private equity fund manager... Read more
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