Posts Tagged ‘havas’

Published 1st Sep 2017, 20:17

Havas board recommends minority shareholders accept Vivendi offer

The Havas Group board today recommended acceptance of the €9.25 price offered by Vivendi to minority shareholders following Groupe Bolloré's earlier sale of its 60% majority stake (see Bolloré... 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Havas profit falls 34%: growth forecast withdrawn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 18th Aug 2017, 09:21

Deloitte expands in digital by acquiring Acne: Sandoz to be creative head

Deloitte Digital, part of the Deloitte global professional services firm, has acquired 100% of the Stockholm based creative agency Acne for an undisclosed amount. The move follows news of... Read more
Published 30th Jul 2017, 17:33

MC&C gets £6.6m private equity investment

Private equity fund manager Key Capital Partners has invested £6.6 million in the independent media agency Mike Colling & Company. MC&C made a profit of £983,000 in 2016 after paying... 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
Published 3rd Jul 2017, 18:02

Bolloré completes sale of controlling Havas stake

The French mass media conglomerate Vivendi has completed the purchase of a near 60% controlling stake in Havas from Groupe Bolloré. The deal was expected to cost about €2.3 billion (£1.94... 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 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