Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 6th Aug 2014, 23:37

Syzygy boosts revenue and profit

Syzygy, the German digital marketing agency in which WPP has a 27.9% minority stake, has reported a 33% increase in revenue and a 71% increase in post-tax profit for the first half of... Read more
Published 4th Aug 2014, 08:18

Bids and deals: August 2014

WPP’s media buying network GroupM has agreed to acquire the French digital search marketing agency Keyade with annual revenues of €7 million…WPP’s research subsidiary Millward Brown has... Read more
Published 24th Jul 2014, 18:52

WPP backs automated research start-up

WPP’s research and market intelligence business Kantar has invested an undisclosed amount in the recently launched automated market research company ZappiStore that is based in London. In its... Read more
Published 13th Jul 2014, 23:16

Sector share prices: 12 July 2014

Shares of marketing companies have had another dull month as the stock market remained subdued in the face of political and economic uncertainties.   Both the sector’s MSFI Index and the FTSE... Read more
Published 2nd Jul 2014, 10:57

Guardian sells its digital agency to WPP’s Kantar

Guardian Media Group has sold its website design and development business Guardian Digital Agency to WPP’s research and data management division Kantar for an undisclosed amount. The... Read more
Published 1st Jul 2014, 18:29

Bids and Deals: July 2014

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired a majority shareholding the Indian outdoor agency Milestone Brandcom to be combined with its Posterscope network…DAS Group of Companies, part of the Omnicom Group,... Read more
Published 26th Jun 2014, 15:30

Huntsworth patches governance gaps after MacHale departure

Huntsworth, the publicly listed international public relations group, has appointed non-executive director Terence Graunke to succeed John MacHale as senior independent director, chairman of the... Read more
Published 20th Jun 2014, 00:52

Did Phoenix get its money back on Precise Media sale to WPP?

The acquisition of the media monitoring and evaluation service provider Precise Media Group Holdings by WPP subsidiary Kantar Media this week seems to have been designed to enable Phoenix Private... Read more
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