Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 28th Nov 2018, 13:50

Whither segment reporting as WPP consolidates?

As WPP continues its policy of consolidating its operating units into larger more comprehensive businesses, how will this impact on the way it reports its performance? Traditionally WPP has divided... Read more
Published 22nd Nov 2018, 13:24

S4 Capital appoints APAC chief while rumoured US deal awaited

Sir Martin Sorrell’s new venture S4 Capital has appointed a chief executive to manage its Asia Pacific region.  The new recruit is Michel de Rijk who was previously employed by WPP’s GroupM... Read more
Published 13th Nov 2018, 14:36

Omnicom antitrust investigation closed without further action

The Antitrust division of the US Department of Justice has closed its investigation of video production and post-production practices employed by subsidiaries of Omnicom Group without any action... Read more
Published 26th Oct 2018, 07:22

WPP shares firmer as market closed last night

Shares in WPP recovered some of their composure by the time the London stock market closed last night, following their 17% fall within half an hour of the market opening after the issue of... Read more
Published 25th Oct 2018, 10:13

WPP to dilute Kantar stake as group revenue falls

Beleaguered by recent client losses since the departure of its former chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP has at last conceded that it should dispose of a controlling interest in its lack-lustre... Read more
Published 24th Oct 2018, 11:25

WPP hit by Daimler group media account move

Fast on the heels of WPP losing much of its creative business for Ford, its GroupM media network has lost the Daimler account to Omnicom Media Group. The Daimler media account includes the famous... Read more
Published 13th Oct 2018, 21:34

Sector Share Prices: 12 October 2018

The UK’s marketing sector failed to avoid the fallout experienced among world stock markets in recent weeks. As the FTSE All-Share Index fell by 4.75% in the month to 12 October, shares in... Read more
Published 8th Oct 2018, 20:11

WPP’s stock market value falls £305m on split of Ford account

Shares in the world’s biggest marketing group WPP lost £305 million in value on news that Ford is entrusting the role of lead creative agency to the Omnicom agency BBDO.  WPP’s shares fell by... Read more
Published 2nd Oct 2018, 09:07

Bids and Deals: October 2018

Subject to regulatory approval Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire a 100% stake in the Swiss full-service digital agency Namics which will bring revenues of £50 million and 550 employees to... Read more
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