Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 13th Sep 2016, 11:36

Matomy faces shareholder revolt: Publicis holds 20% stake

Two shareholders in the Israeli digital advertising sales business Matomy Media Group are requisitioning an extraordinary general meeting to “allow the company's shareholders to consider certain... Read more
Published 8th Sep 2016, 12:48

WPP’s comScore write-off reaches $218m

WPP has written down its investment in the US audience measurement company comScore and its subsidiary Rentrak by $218 million (or about £145 million) over the last two years, according to figures... Read more
Published 3rd Sep 2016, 18:38

NASDAQ threatens to suspend comScore share trading

NASDAQ, the US stock market, has threatened to suspend trading in shares in the controversial US audience measurement company comScore due to the overdue filing of its financial reports with the... Read more
Published 2nd Sep 2016, 07:22

Bids and Deals: September 2016

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired the French web analytics company Wasabi Analytics to join its iProspect global network with nine employees and revenue of £820,000...Dentsu Aegis Network has... Read more
Published 27th Aug 2016, 10:11

WPP spent £17m on buying more comScore shares this month

WPP spent an estimated $17 million on buying a further 660,000 shares in the controversial US audience measurement company comScore during the two weeks ending last Thursday, despite deciding to... Read more
Published 26th Aug 2016, 10:35

Caveat emptor, caveat venditor

The recent revelation of an £83.3 million write-down in the cost of its trade investments (primarily comScore) is evidence that even the mighty and astute WPP can sometimes find it has bought shares... Read more
Published 25th Aug 2016, 12:34

WPP reveals costly comScore collaboration

WPP’s results for the first half of 2016 have been hit by a big write-down in the value of the company’s shareholding in comScore.  The loss is estimated by Marketing Services Financial... Read more
Published 25th Aug 2016, 12:33

Sinking sterling gives extra boost to WPP revenue growth

WPP’s revenue was given a 3% boost from currency movements in the first half of 2016, following the decline in sterling prompted by fears about the consequences of the June “Brexit” vote. ... Read more
Published 24th Aug 2016, 19:22

The Global Greats 2016

WPP, Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe consolidated their substantial lead over competitors in 2015, accounting between them for almost 57% of all the revenue generated by the 30 largest marketing... Read more
Published 18th Aug 2016, 09:03

WPP share climb hardly hurt by AT&T loss

The loss of the AT&T business, announced last Friday, does not appear to have done much damage to the WPP share price that has been rising rapidly after its initial post-Brexit dip to 1477p on 27... Read more