Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 13th Jan 2014, 11:37

WPP secures majority stake in Russian ventures

WPP has agreed to increase its shareholding in WVI Marketing Communications Group, the holding company for the group’s Russian interests, from 50% to 80%. The deal, which is subject to Russian... Read more
Published 13th Jan 2014, 08:20

Sector share prices: 12 January 2014

Share prices among marketing companies are continuing to rise faster than the FTSE All-Share Index, a trend that has now continued for six months and has substantially narrowed the gap between the... Read more
Published 7th Jan 2014, 08:39

Bids and Deals: January 2014

  WPP subsidiary tenthavenue has acquired a majority stake in the South African mobile activation and rewards company Jupicorp Proprietary that trades as The Mobile Airtime and Rewards... Read more
Published 17th Dec 2013, 08:55

WPP takes strategic stake in strategic consultancy

WPP has taken a 30% stake in Richard Attias & Associates, the influential strategic consultancy headed by Moroccan-born Richard Attias, for an undisclosed amount. At first glance WPP’s own... Read more
Published 14th Dec 2013, 22:23

Sector share prices: 12 December 2013

Shares in the marketing sector continued their upward trend during the month to 12 December, further narrowing the gap between the industry’s MSFI Index and the FTSE All-Share Index. However,... Read more
Published 9th Dec 2013, 15:48

WPP buys loss-making online ad technology business

WPP’s digital's marketing technology company 24/7 Media has acquired the loss-making UK online advertising technology business Crystal Semantics for an undisclosed amount. Crystal had... Read more
Published 3rd Dec 2013, 07:38

Bids and Deals: December 2013

Mindshare, the WPP-owned global media agency network, has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Media Arts System and Services Company that was originally established to service Unilever in... Read more
Published 14th Nov 2013, 13:48

Chime shareholders approve Just Marketing acquisition

Shareholders in Chime Communications have approved the proposed acquisition of sports marketing consultancy Just Marketing. At a meeting held this morning 79% of shareholders voted in favour of... Read more
Published 13th Nov 2013, 17:57

Sector share prices: 12 November 2013

Shares in publicly listed marketing groups enjoyed another surge in the month to 12 November as the MSFI Index rose by 6.16% while the FTSE All-Share Index rose by a more modest... Read more
Published 7th Nov 2013, 07:52

Bids and Deals: November 2013

GreyPOSSIBLE, the WPP owned partnership between its Grey marketing network and its POSSIBLE digital agency, has acquired the business and assets of the Netherlands digital marketing agency MR... Read more