Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 14th Oct 2015, 11:20

Addison recovers after IR Group hiccup

WPP subsidiary Addison Corporate Marketing has returned to profit after the previous year’s results had suffered a £7 million impairment charge arising from the acquisition of investor relations... Read more
Published 12th Oct 2015, 17:38

Sector share prices: October 2015

There was a little more enthusiasm for shares in the marketing sector during the month ended 12 October, reflected in a 2.7% rise in the sector’s MSFI Index that surpassed any previous rise since... Read more
Published 30th Sep 2015, 18:06

Porta hires group MD from Finsbury

Porta Communications has appointed Steffan Williams as group managing director, reporting to chief executive David Wright. Until now Williams has been a partner in the WPP owned financial public... Read more
Published 24th Sep 2015, 08:59

Havas in talks to acquire FullSIX digital group

Havas Group has entered into exclusive negotiations with the management of the European digital marketing agency FullSIX Group and its principal owners Motion Equity Partners to acquire the... Read more
Published 14th Sep 2015, 21:51

Chime shareholders approve £370m private equity bid

Shareholders in Chime Communications today approved overwhelmingly the proposed scheme of arrangement whereby the group will be sold to a newly created company called Bell Bidder and financed by the... Read more
Published 12th Sep 2015, 12:25

Sector share prices: September 2015

Shares in the marketing sector’s MSFI Index continued to put on a better price performance than the FTSE All-Share Index during the month to 12 September, slipping by just 1.06% when the FTSE... Read more
Published 11th Sep 2015, 21:58

Stock market leaves WPP in the cold

Shares in WPP have disappointed this summer, losing over 16% of their value since peaking at 1611p on 10 April, while the FTSE All-Share Index lost 12%.  Doubtless the Chinese economic gloom will... Read more
Published 6th Sep 2015, 07:53

Bids and Deals: September 2015

Grey Healthcare Group, a WPP subsidiary, has acquired a minority interest in OptimizeRx Corp, a distributor of sample vouchers and co-pay discount coupons through electronic healthcare records and... Read more
Published 27th Aug 2015, 20:07

Havas profit up 28.8% but still dwarfed by peers

Havas achieved a 28.8% increase in post-tax profit on a 19.3% rise in revenue in the six months to 30 June. These growth rates were highly respectable by comparison with its French arch-rival... Read more
Published 26th Aug 2015, 16:11

WPP’s half year profit gets boost from revaluations and disposals

Asset disposals and revaluation gains of £232 million helped the world's biggest marketing group WPP to boost its post-tax profit by 55% for the half year to 30 June. The company reported a... Read more