Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 12th Jun 2017, 18:12

Sector share prices: 12 June 2017

The General Election has poured a further bucket load of cold water on to the stock market and there can be little likelihood of any excitement for some time to come. Shares in marketing... Read more
Published 10th Jun 2017, 07:48

comScore adds five non exec directors ahead of amending accounts

comScore, the US audience measurement company, has appointed five heavy weight non-executive directors ahead of publishing its delayed accounts for last year and revised results for the three... Read more
Published 8th Jun 2017, 10:44

Another annual meeting, another dodging of WPP’s succession plan

Prior to last year’s annual meeting, WPP’s new chairman Roberto Quarta shared his views about management succession: “Succession planning must consider two scenarios: a planned process of... Read more
Published 8th Jun 2017, 10:23

Sorrell faces continuing investor unease

WPP’s highly successful chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell was treated to another dose of shareholder unease at yesterday’s annual meeting. Over 20% of shareholders voted against the approval... 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 7th Jun 2017, 13:10

Intermarketing sale likely to have commanded eight figure value

The US based Advantage Sales and Marketing Group has acquired the fast growing Leeds based Intermarketing Group as part of its declared intention of acquiring investments in field marketing and... Read more
Published 2nd Jun 2017, 13:26

WPP rationalises media networks and boosts Essence offering

WPP has announced two initiatives to enhance its global media buying competitiveness, almost certainly influenced by concerns about future worldwide trading conditions. First, the group is to... Read more
Published 1st Jun 2017, 12:02

Bids and Deals: June 2017

WPP and Unilever have jointly invested $15 million to acquire a minority stake in the US based Celtra Technologies that owns the AdCreator platform, has 160 employees and distributes content across... Read more
Published 31st May 2017, 18:06

comScore suffers $10.8m operating cash outflow in March quarter

comScore, the US audience measurement company whose past accounting practices are undergoing extensive review, experienced a negative cash flow of $10.8 million from its operations in the first... Read more
Published 15th May 2017, 18:53

Acquisitions help lift Dentsu’s revenue by 15.2%

Dentsu achieved revenue growth of 15.2% in the first quarter of 2017, outperforming all the other major global groups except WPP.  The performance would have been even better if revenue had not been... Read more