Posts Tagged ‘creston’

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
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 17th Nov 2016, 13:01

Creston extracts better profit from static turnover

This morning’s takeover offer for Creston was accompanied by news that the group made an improved post-tax profit of £2.7 million for the half year to 30 September on unchanged revenue (gross... Read more
Published 17th Nov 2016, 10:25

Isle of Man fund manager bids £75m for Creston

The publicly listed marketing group Creston has received a £75 million takeover bid from the Isle of Man offshore fund manager DBAY Advisors. DBAY has been building up a 28% share stake over... Read more
Published 13th Nov 2016, 13:18

Sector share prices: 12 November 2016

If anyone wanted to make money from investing in stocks and shares on a consistent and steady basis, the marketing sector is probably best avoided. Today the sector’s MSFI Index is hardly... Read more
Published 13th Oct 2016, 18:14

Sector share prices: 12 October 2016

Shares appear to have shrugged off the post-Brexit gloom and recovered their composure in the latest month to 12 October.   In reality the full effects of abandoning the European Union will only... Read more
Published 20th Sep 2016, 11:22

Cash rich Crossrider hardly hurt by £0.9m further loss

With net cash balances of £44 million at 30 June, the AIM listed online advertising and app distribution company Crossrider’s £0.9 million post-tax loss for the half year is unlikely to pose a... Read more
Published 14th Sep 2016, 12:36

Sector share prices: 12 September 2016

Shares in marketing companies enjoyed further growth in the month to 12 September and the sector’s MSFI Index improved by 3.96% to 66.0 (January 2001: 100).  The growth was particularly... Read more
Published 24th Aug 2016, 19:22

The Global Greats 2016

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