Posts Tagged ‘Dentsu’

Published 13th Oct 2017, 09:44

Bids and Deals: October 2017

WPP has entered into a formal worldwide partnership with Sitecore, an experience management software producer, that will bring together WPP’s existing Sitecore users - AKQA, Cognifide, Globant,... 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Havas profit falls 34%: growth forecast withdrawn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
Published 6th Jul 2017, 12:17

Aquila Insight may have commanded a sale value of £5m

The sale of Aquila Insight to Dentsu’s Maryland based CRM, digital, and search agency Merkle seems likely to have placed a value of around £5 million on the company. Such a valuation would... Read more
Published 6th Jul 2017, 08:31

Bids and Deals: July 2017

Dentsu has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in the Indian data analytics and performance marketing company Sokrati Technologies, bringing annual revenue of £2.7 million and 138 employees to its Merkle... Read more