Posts Tagged ‘Dentsu’

Published 20th Jun 2017, 10:29

Dentsu buys gleaming social media talent agency

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire 90% of the highly profitable London social media talent agency Gleam Futures. Gleam Futures acts as agent for over 40 individuals who have built... 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 15th May 2017, 18:53

Acquisitions help lift Dentsu’s revenue by 15.2%

Dentsu achieved revenue growth of 15.2% in the first quarter of 2017, outperforming all the other major global groups except WPP.  The performance would have been even better if revenue had not been... Read more
Published 24th Mar 2017, 12:11

Dentsu overstated liabilities acquired in Merkle deal

Dentsu has confessed to internal financial control weaknesses that allowed it to overstate the financial liabilities acquired with the Merkle acquisition last year.  The amount of the overstatement... Read more
Published 10th Mar 2017, 17:12

Bids and Deals: March 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire an 85% shareholding in the Sri Lanka advertising group Grant Advertising Group and a 70% shareholding in Grant Agencies, together employing 150 people, with... Read more
Published 17th Feb 2017, 08:54

Dentsu hires new auditors: KPMG to replace Deloitte

Dentsu has hired KPMG to take over the group’s worldwide audit from incumbents Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu with effect from the forthcoming annual meeting on 30 March.   The appointment followed... Read more
Published 14th Feb 2017, 16:55

Dentsu enhances governance as profits stagnate

Dentsu, the Japan based global marketing group that has recently been beset with issues over domestic working conditions and over-billing of digital clients, reported an almost unchanged post-tax... Read more
Published 9th Feb 2017, 08:56

Publicis hit by €1.4 billion Sapient-Razorfish impairment

The prospect of Maurice Lévy retiring from Publicis in triumph has been tarnished by the news that the merger of Razorfish with the Sapient technology consultancy, acquired for $3.7 billion in 2015,... Read more
Published 19th Jan 2017, 08:51

Toshihiro Yamamoto appointed chief executive of Dentsu

Dentsu, Japan’s largest advertising group, has appointed Toshihiro Yamamoto to succeed Tadashi Ishii as chief executive officer. Tadashi Ishii announced his resignation on 29 December, to take... Read more
Published 17th Jan 2017, 16:41

Dentsu’s digital malpractices had less financial impact than first predicted

Dentsu has today announced a list of embarrassing findings from its internal investigation into questionable digital advertising practices, but the financial value attributed to the malpractices is... Read more