Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 14th Aug 2017, 13:56

Sector share prices: 12 August 2017

Share prices in the marketing sector remained fairly static in the month to 12 August and the sector’s MSFI Index improved by only 0.87%.  However, that improvement was slightly better than the... Read more
Published 10th Aug 2017, 08:49

Transparency report may put pressure on agency margins

Agency profitability may come under pressure if clients take a more aggressive attitude towards relationships with in-house production units and third party suppliers following a new report on... Read more
Published 9th Aug 2017, 16:11

Currencies and amortisation held back Dentsu’s growth

Dentsu’s purposeful expansion overseas has had a short-term detrimental financial impact as its profit fell by 14.2% to ¥30,712 million ($268 million) for the half year to 30 June. Revenue grew... Read more
Published 6th Aug 2017, 22:13

comScore strengthens audit committee ahead of filing revised accounts

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, has added three recently appointed non–executive directors to the board’s audit committee, one of whom will... Read more
Published 1st Aug 2017, 20:47

Bids and Deals: August 2017

Grey, the WPP-owned marketing communications network, has acquired a majority stake in the Dubai based digital agency hug digital with revenue of almost £4 million and 145 employees…WPP’s out... Read more
Published 1st Aug 2017, 13:46

Marketing groups need shareholders to balance acquisition funding

A new survey of UK publicly listed marketing groups by Marketing Services Financial Intelligence shows that their recent expansion has continued to rely on borrowings to a greater extent than... Read more
Published 20th Jul 2017, 23:07

New accounting rule will accelerate revenue recognition at Omnicom

A new US accounting rule is expected to accelerate the recognition of revenue that Omnicom Group derives from performance based incentive schemes. The rule, which may also affect other US... Read more
Published 14th Jul 2017, 09:32

Sector share prices: 12 July 2017

Shares in marketing services groups followed the overall downward trend of the stock market in the month to 12 July as the sector’s MSFI Index lost 2.08% of its value.   In the same period the... Read more
Published 13th Jul 2017, 08:59

Brexit prompts WPP to seek more growth in continental Europe

Brexit has prompted WPP to place even greater emphasis on expanding its business in Western Continental Europe, the company said as it announced the acquisition of thjnk in Germany this... Read more
Published 7th Jul 2017, 09:54

POSSIBLE’s independence no longer possible: joining Wunderman

WPP has decided that an independent life for its digital agency Possible Worldwide is no longer possible and has merged it into the Wunderman global network, although the brand will be... Read more