Posts Tagged ‘havas’

Published 10th Jan 2019, 18:31

David Jones’ technology focussed business buys majority of Inside Ideas Group

You & Mr Jones, the acquisitive technology focussed marketing group launched by ex-Havas chief executive David Jones in 2015, has bought a majority stake in the previously loss-making digital... Read more
Published 30th Aug 2018, 21:35

Reach 4 Entertainment Enterprises backs Story House PR start-up

Reach4Entertainment Enterprises, the AIM Listed media and entertainment marketing company, is backing David Bloom in launching the live entertainment public relations consultancy Story House... Read more
Published 30th Jul 2018, 23:23

Will things ever be as if they had never said goodbye?

The launch of Sir Martin Sorrell’s new marketing business S4 Capital is not the first occasion when a senior marketing industry executive has felt the urge to create a new empire after departing... Read more
Published 25th Apr 2018, 12:13

Bolloré Group confirms police investigation

Bolloré Group has confirmed that one of its subsidiaries is under investigation by the French authorities concerning payments made for communications services provided by Havas member SDV Africa in... Read more
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Havas profit falls 34%: growth forecast withdrawn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