Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 18th Feb 2018, 20:23

Another reminder that company law needs strengthening

While recent business news headlines have focussed on the failure of the multinational facilities management and construction services company Carillion, and the Government has vowed to punish... Read more
Published 12th Feb 2018, 20:52

Sector share prices: 12 February 2018

The impact of last week’s stock market dip has continued almost unchanged since.  On the morning of 6 February, after the main price slide, the sector’s MSFI Index stood at 78.2, having lost... Read more
Published 7th Feb 2018, 10:29

Repositioning CHI prompted agency loss of £366,000 in 2016

The rebranding of the advertising agency originally named Clemmow Hornby Inge and more recently known as CHI & Partners followed a period during which the London agency reported a £366,000 loss... Read more
Published 6th Feb 2018, 14:34

Bids and Deals: February 2018

WPP’s wholly-owned global media buying business GroupM has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the Indian digitally-led creative agency The Glitch with revenues of about £2.4 million…Omnicom... Read more
Published 25th Jan 2018, 13:48

Five WPP design businesses consolidated under new Superunion brand

Five long established WPP design consultancies have been consolidated and relaunched as a single new brand called Superunion.  The plan to bring the businesses together was first announced last... Read more
Published 17th Jan 2018, 12:32

comScore borrows $150m as it faces $200m loss and big legal settlements

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, has raised $85 million in cash from funds managed by another shareholder, the New York based Starboard Value, and... Read more
Published 15th Jan 2018, 23:32

Mash Strategy ratifies past board omissions

The acquisition of the London research consultancy Mash Strategy by the WPP subsidiary Kantar Consulting earlier this week seems to have unearthed several minor irregularities in the past affairs of... Read more
Published 15th Jan 2018, 10:25

Sector share prices: 12 January 2018

Share prices of marketing companies moved forward in close alignment with the FTSE All-Share Index in the month to 12 January.  The industry’s MSFI Index improved by 3.48% while the FTSE... Read more
Published 12th Jan 2018, 10:07

Kantar buys a small London research business

Fast on the heels of an internal restructuring, WPP’s research and data management division Kantar has acquired the small brand strategy consultancy Mash Strategy. The company will join the... Read more
Published 8th Jan 2018, 22:05

WPP restructures four consultancy businesses under Kantar Consulting brand

Kantar, the WPP research and data management division, is merging some of its marketing consultancy brands under a new Kantar Consulting banner as part of a plan that appears likely to rationalise... Read more