Posts Tagged ‘havas’

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 6th Jun 2017, 18:10

Bolloré signs away its Havas stake to Vivendi subject to competition caveat

Havas announced this evening that Vivendi has signed the purchase agreement whereby Groupe Bolloré will sell its near 60% controlling shareholding in Havas for approximately €2.3 billion (£1.94... Read more
Published 27th Apr 2017, 10:42

WPP’s revenue up 16.9% as devalued pound offsets North American decline

WPP’s revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017 was a highly impressive 16.9%, but most of that growth came from the continuing decline in sterling and its favourable impact on an otherwise... Read more
Published 5th Apr 2017, 09:07

Havas forms joint venture with major Chinese full service agency

The Havas Group has joined forces with one of China’s biggest marketing groups Guangdong Advertising Group Co to extend its trading opportunities in that country and offer Guangdong’s clients... Read more
Published 1st Mar 2017, 13:03

Havas enjoys best revenue growth rate among top six so far

Havas, the French based global marketing group, has reported a 4% rise in revenue, but a very small improvement in operating profit, for 2016.   The revenue growth rate was the best among the five... Read more
Published 1st Feb 2017, 14:58

Bolloré Jnr replaces Havas Creative Group CEO

Andrew Benett, global chief executive officer of Havas Creative Group, is leaving the company as part of a “planned change” that will enable group chairman and chief executive Yannick Bolloré to... Read more
Published 3rd Nov 2016, 16:56

Bids and Deals: November 2016

WPP has acquired the US shopper marketing promotions agency Promotion Execution Partners with 200 employees, subject to regulatory approval…Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired the Shanghai based... Read more
Published 25th Oct 2016, 23:41

Havas growth in Europe offsets quarter’s revenue decline elsewhere

Havas reported year-on-year revenue growth of 2% in the third quarter of 2016 as growth in continental Europe offset declines in North and South America.  Cumulative growth in the nine months to... Read more
Published 11th Oct 2016, 01:14

Havas buys TargetMCG for estimated initial £10m+

The entertainment focussed marketing group TargetMCG has been bought by the French group Havas for an undisclosed amount, although the initial payment seems likely to have been in the region of £10... Read more
Published 25th Aug 2016, 12:33

Sinking sterling gives extra boost to WPP revenue growth

WPP’s revenue was given a 3% boost from currency movements in the first half of 2016, following the decline in sterling prompted by fears about the consequences of the June “Brexit” vote. ... Read more