Posts Tagged ‘HSBC’

Published 19th Sep 2018, 17:11

Ambitions and revenues grow at Inside Ideas Group, but at a cost

Digital marketing agency Inside Ideas Group’s expansive international ambitions have been funded to a sizeable extend by client prepayments, its latest accounts show.  Client prepayments and other... Read more
Published 25th May 2018, 11:57

WPP’s share price gets the shivers

Against the recent backcloth of a departing chief executive, poor profits and reduced influence in the Far East, it takes very little to knock WPP’s share price into further... Read more
Published 9th Jan 2018, 20:22

Creston’s new owners slashed past acquisition costs by £33.9m at time of deal

Creston, the former stock market listed marketing company, slashed £33.9 million off the goodwill component of past acquisition payments when it came under the control of private equity fund manager... Read more
Published 28th Oct 2017, 10:45

Has Investis been refinancing prior to finalising its 2016 accounts?

Signs are emerging that Investis Topco, the parent company of the on-line corporate communications group, may have been arranging additional or replacement funding ahead of finalising its overdue... Read more
Published 23rd Sep 2017, 19:15

Golley Group incurs a £6.1m goodwill write-off

When regional agency Golley Slater Group’s founder Alastair Golley entered into an agreement to sell a controlling interest to three entrepreneurs in 2003, he could not have expected to find... Read more
Published 24th Jun 2017, 23:08

Oliver Marketing clarifies confusing debt disclosures

Oliver Marketing, an operating subsidiary of the acquisitive digital marketing business Inside Ideas Group, has taken another step to clarify its banking arrangements by filing, somewhat belatedly,... Read more
Published 15th Jun 2017, 13:31

Last year Inside Ideas lost £247,000, had borrowed £5.6m and lent its founder £1m

Inside Ideas Group, the acquisitive digital marketing business owned predominantly by Simon Martin, lost £247,000 in the year to 30 June 2016 and had built up net bank borrowings of £5.6 million by... Read more
Published 11th Jun 2017, 19:25

Who is funding Oliver’s expansion?

Almost three months’ delay in filing its 2016 accounts has left observers in the dark about how the acquisitive Inside Ideas Group – previously known as Oliver Marketing (Group) - is funding its... 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 20th Apr 2017, 07:33

Global Data agrees bigger bank borrowing package

Global Data, the publicly listed market intelligence provider, has increased its bank borrowing facilities to £100 million under a new deal that involves HSBC and Bank of Ireland alongside its... Read more