Posts Tagged ‘Dentsu’

Published 16th Nov 2017, 23:39

Havas revenue remains in the doldrums

Havas Group today joined most of the other major global groups in reporting negligible revenue growth of 0.6% in the nine months to 30 September.  If currency movements were to be excluded the... Read more
Published 14th Nov 2017, 16:47

Dentsu’s international revenues rise but group profit falls

Dentsu’s US and South American operations provided a major fillip to its revenue and gross income in the nine months to 30 September, but gross income from domestic business declined by 2.4% and... Read more
Published 13th Oct 2017, 09:44

Bids and Deals: October 2017

J Walter Thompson Company, WPP’s wholly owned global advertising agency, has acquired a majority stake in the Brazilian digital agency E-Next Consultoria e Serviços de Internet with 120 employees... Read more
Published 8th Oct 2017, 17:53

Asatsu-DK takes tighter control of its global ambitions

The recent shenanigans about whether or not WPP can be compelled to sell its substantial minority shareholding in the third biggest Japanese marketing group Asatsu-DK (ADK) is a mere sideshow by... Read more
Published 6th Oct 2017, 12:34

Dentsu fined ¥0.5m for violating labour laws: executives disciplined

Dentsu has been fined ¥0.5 million (£3,400) for violations of labour laws and in particular for permitting excessive overtime working. In response Dentsu expressed its “deepest apologies to... Read more
Published 3rd Oct 2017, 10:59

WPP tie-up “caused delays” to ADK’s innovations and reforms

Bain Capital’s £1 billion private equity bid to buy the third biggest Japanese agency group Asatsu DK (ADK) is intended to overcome “delays in business innovations and structural... Read more
Published 29th Aug 2017, 22:34

Agitating fund manager stalks WPP but lowers stake in Interpublic

Harris Associates, the agitating Chicago based investment manager with funds totalling $124 billion entrusted to it, has been acquiring shares in WPP as the company experienced disappointing half... Read more
Published 27th Aug 2017, 10:10

Havas profit falls 34%: growth forecast withdrawn

Havas Group has reported a 34% fall in post-tax profit earned for its shareholders in the first half of 2017 after suffering from a big fall in operating profit margin from 13.5% to... Read more
Published 24th Aug 2017, 00:44

WPP downgrades revenue predictions: currencies help first half

WPP, the world’s biggest marketing group, has downgraded its revenue forecast for 2017 and now expects a like-for-like growth rate of between zero and 0.2%.  Revenue in July was down by 4.1% on a... Read more
Published 9th Aug 2017, 16:11

Currencies and amortisation held back Dentsu’s growth

Dentsu’s purposeful expansion overseas has had a short-term detrimental financial impact as its profit fell by 14.2% to ¥30,712 million ($268 million) for the half year to 30 June. Revenue grew... Read more