Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 13th Jun 2014, 08:27

Sector share prices: 12 June 2014

Share prices showed very little movement in the month to 12 June.  The FTSE All-Share Index rose by only 0.04% while the sector’s MSFI Index slipped back by 0.90%. Leading the sector decline... Read more
Published 12th Jun 2014, 11:27

Bids and Deals: June 2014

XM Asia, a JWT subsidiary, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the Vietnamese digital creative agency Sofresh that employs 85 people…Millward Brown, the WPP-owned research company, has... Read more
Published 22nd May 2014, 23:14

Ogilvy & Mather buys highly profitable dnx

Ogilvy & Mather, the WPP-owned global marketing network has bought a small but highly profitable digital and direct marketing agency in the UK called dnx.  Details of the deal terms have not... Read more
Published 21st May 2014, 18:14

Sector share prices: 12 May 2014

Shares in Huntsworth lost 20% of their value in the month to 12 May after revealing a disappointing start to the latest financial year when revenues declined by 2.5% in the first quarter (see... Read more
Published 7th May 2014, 23:12

WPP sheds North American call centre business

Kantar, the market intelligence network that is WPP’s least successful business division, has sold its Center Partners subsidiary to the Mexican call centre and outsourcing provider... Read more
Published 6th May 2014, 17:50

Revenue growth languishes at Havas

Havas has reported the smallest growth in revenue in the first quarter of 2014 among the five biggest global marketing groups in the west. Reported revenue growth was only 0.8% although adverse... Read more
Published 1st May 2014, 16:16

Bids and Deals: May 2014

Aegis Lifestyle, a newly formed subsidiary of Dentsu Aegis Network, has agreed to acquire the US experiential marketing agency MKTG, subject to various regulatory approvals…TBWA Worldwide, the... Read more
Published 25th Apr 2014, 09:46

WPP revenues held back by currencies: PR and research also lag

WPP’s revenues grew by only 1.5% in the first quarter of 2014 as sterling strengthened and undermined the value of overseas earnings.  As a result the group’s revenue growth rate fell behind all... Read more
Published 25th Apr 2014, 08:53

MDC plays the same “record” record, as it reports another loss

Surprise surprise, the loss-making Canadian publicly listed marketing group MDC Partners has announced another “record” result for the first quarter of 2014 without giving any obvious clue as to... Read more
Published 12th Apr 2014, 09:13

Sector share prices: 12 April 2014

Marketing sector share prices eased a little further in the month to 12 April, suggesting that any froth created in anticipation of better economic conditions may have been over-rated or that... Read more