Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 12th Jan 2019, 18:11

Sector share prices: 12 January 2019

Shares in most publicly listed marketing services companies showed very little movement over the Christmas period and the overall mood was fairly subdued.  The sector’s MSFI Index eased by... Read more
Published 26th Dec 2018, 20:09

Happy Christmas for MightyHive shareholders

Shareholders in the US media consultancy MightyHive enjoyed a bumper Christmas present when Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4 Capital completed the £118 million ($150 million) purchase on Christmas Eve and... Read more
Published 19th Dec 2018, 21:07

Lowden hired as prospective chairman of Huntsworth

Chartered accountant David Lowden is to join Huntsworth as a non-executive director next month as a prelude to becoming chairman in March 2019 when David Mapp retires from the post. Lowden... Read more
Published 16th Dec 2018, 23:49

Sector share prices: 12 December 2018

Most shares showed a nervous twitch in the month to 12 December as political and economic factors took their toll.  The sector’s MSFI Index slipped by 2.45% in the month to 74.7 (Jan 2001:... Read more
Published 11th Dec 2018, 10:41

WPP to spend £300m on restructuring

In a bold attempt to put his own stamp on WPP’s future strategy its new chief executive Mark Read has announced restructuring plans costing £300 million over three years that he believes will... Read more
Published 28th Nov 2018, 13:50

Whither segment reporting as WPP consolidates?

As WPP continues its policy of consolidating its operating units into larger more comprehensive businesses, how will this impact on the way it reports its performance? Traditionally WPP has divided... Read more
Published 22nd Nov 2018, 13:24

S4 Capital appoints APAC chief while rumoured US deal awaited

Sir Martin Sorrell’s new venture S4 Capital has appointed a chief executive to manage its Asia Pacific region.  The new recruit is Michel de Rijk who was previously employed by WPP’s GroupM... Read more
Published 13th Nov 2018, 14:36

Omnicom antitrust investigation closed without further action

The Antitrust division of the US Department of Justice has closed its investigation of video production and post-production practices employed by subsidiaries of Omnicom Group without any action... Read more
Published 26th Oct 2018, 07:22

WPP shares firmer as market closed last night

Shares in WPP recovered some of their composure by the time the London stock market closed last night, following their 17% fall within half an hour of the market opening after the issue of... Read more
Published 25th Oct 2018, 10:13

WPP to dilute Kantar stake as group revenue falls

Beleaguered by recent client losses since the departure of its former chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP has at last conceded that it should dispose of a controlling interest in its lack-lustre... Read more