Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 26th Sep 2018, 16:47

VML takes lead role in Young & Rubicam merger

As rumoured earlier this week, WPP has merged its long established creative agency network Young & Rubicam with its digital agency VML, continuing its recent strategy of slimming down the number... Read more
Published 17th Sep 2018, 21:39

Sector share prices: 12 September 2018

Shares in the marketing sector outperformed the FTSE All-Share Index for the third successive month in the period to 12 September.   The sector’s MSFI Index improved by 3.71% to 82.4 (Jan 2001:... Read more
Published 11th Sep 2018, 23:03

Sorrell advised that MediaMonks deal hasn’t broken WPP confidentiality agreement

WPP’s former chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell does not expect any successful claim to be made against him by his former employer for a breach of a confidentiality agreement that is alleged to... Read more
Published 5th Sep 2018, 11:46

Bids and Deals: September 2018

Dentsu has acquired the exclusive global consulting and commercial services of COPA AMERICA 2019 from Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol…Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire a 100% stake... Read more
Published 4th Sep 2018, 10:58

Read to address WPP’s under-performing US businesses

WPP’s new chief executive officer Mark Read has committed himself to addressing the group’s disappointing performance in the United States in presenting the group’s half year results to 30... Read more
Published 3rd Sep 2018, 08:37

Read confirmed as WPP’s new chief executive

WPP this morning formally confirmed the appointment of Mark Read as the group’s new chief executive in succession to Sir Martin Sorrell. The appointment had been rumoured since last week (see... Read more
Published 31st Aug 2018, 10:41

Sorrell successor to be announced within weeks

The appointment of a successor to Sir Martin Sorrell as chief executive of WPP is expected to be announced within the next few weeks when the group has completed negotiations with the preferred... Read more
Published 21st Aug 2018, 10:13

Anything is possible in the fantasy world of Trumpton

Anything is possible in the fantasy world of Trumpton, but the notion that public corporations should get more favourable treatment at the potential expense of their shareholders is novel even by... Read more
Published 14th Aug 2018, 07:57

Sector share prices: 12 August 2018

Strong price improvements by a small number of marketing companies’ shares more than offset a generally declining sector performance in the month to 12 August. As a result, the sector’s... Read more
Published 11th Aug 2018, 23:36

WPP investee comScore lost $100m in first half of 2018

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, lost over $100 million in the first half of 2018 after spending $47 million on abnormal items ranging from... Read more