Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 13th Jun 2016, 07:00

Sector share prices: 12 June 2016

With the battle between Brexit and Remain in full flow, shares of companies in the marketing sector took on a nervous tone during the month to 12 June whereas the FTSE All-Share Index appeared to... Read more
Published 12th Jun 2016, 14:39

Shareholders bear more risk as UK listed marketing groups pursue acquisitions

Publicly listed marketing companies have been increasing their borrowings and increasing the risk to be borne by their shareholders as they pursued more acquisitions, according to the latest annual... Read more
Published 8th Jun 2016, 16:56

WPP doing “extremely well” in spate of media pitches

WPP has continued to perform extremely well in the “tsunami” of 2015 media pitches involving over $20 billion in billings that were prompted by concerns over undisclosed rebates and other... Read more
Published 6th Jun 2016, 18:25

Bids and Deals: June 2016

  Following a similar announcement from WPP (see below), Publicis Groupe has formed a strategic partnership with the Chinese internet services provider Tencent to invest in and cultivate... Read more
Published 6th Jun 2016, 11:48

We Are London joins Globant for estimated £7m

Digital communications consultancy We Are London has been sold to the US digital technology consultancy Globant that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange for a price estimated to have been... Read more
Published 6th Jun 2016, 10:15

WPP faces questions on Sir Martin Sorrell’s rewards at Wednesday’s AGM

Questions about the 65% rise in chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell’s reward package for 2015 are expected to be raised at WPP’s annual meeting on Wednesday as shareholders study the minutiae in... Read more
Published 3rd Jun 2016, 09:45

Syzygy’s 30% income growth hit by big tax charge

Syzygy Group, the publicly listed German digital agency in which WPP has a 50.5% controlling share stake, reported a 30% increase in gross income in 2015.  However, much of that improvement was... Read more
Published 13th May 2016, 10:12

Sector share prices: 12 May 2016

Economic uncertainty seems to have taken its toll on the stock market generally as well as on the marketing sector as the UK awaits a decision on the EU and records a setback in its domestic... Read more
Published 4th May 2016, 23:09

MDC’s loses another $23.3m after crediting $15.5m currency gains

MDC Partner’s seemingly never-ending escalation of losses continued in the first quarter of 2016 when the heavily indebted company reported a post-tax loss of $23.3 million. The group's... Read more
Published 28th Apr 2016, 14:28

WPP’s revenue growth beats rivals: better reporting method urged

WPP’s revenues for the first quarter of 2016 grew faster than those of its main global competitors, while the group continued to campaign for a better reporting basis. WPP reported revenues up... Read more