Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 12th Nov 2017, 19:11

Sector share prices: 12 November 2017

Shares in marketing companies had their best performance since January in the latest month to 12 November.  The sector’s MSFI Index increased by 3.59% to 78.7 (January 2001 = 100) while the FTSE... Read more
Published 8th Nov 2017, 19:19

WPP’s share price hits three year low

Shares in WPP – the world’s biggest marketing group - have fallen from an all-time high in February this year to a three year low tonight. When the London stock market closed this evening... Read more
Published 6th Nov 2017, 16:45

Lord Ashcroft’s Jaywing shareholding in the spotlight

Lord Ashcroft’s 24.6% shareholding in the AIM listed marketing, analytics and risk management agency Jaywing has come under the spotlight after the former Conservative Party treasurer was... Read more
Published 2nd Nov 2017, 11:26

WPP accuses ADK of breaching share agreement

WPP has accused the Japanese marketing group Asatsu DK of breaching a stock purchase agreement entered into in August 1998.  As a result of the alleged breach, WPP claims that it is entitled to... Read more
Published 31st Oct 2017, 18:26

WPP slows down as it predicted

WPP’s revenue slipped by 0.4% in the third quarter of 2017, if currency movements were to be ignored, reflecting the company’s rather gloomy prediction at the halfway stage. However,... Read more
Published 19th Oct 2017, 17:05

Sector share prices: 12 October 2017

Shares in marketing companies remained unsettled in the month to 12 October under the cloud of Brexit and with evidence of a global slowdown in business.   The sector’s MSFI Index rose by 1.76%... Read more
Published 18th Oct 2017, 09:57

WPP constrained from counter-bidding for ADK

WPP is precluded from making a counter-bid for the Japanese marketing group Asatsu-DK (ADK) without ADK’s agreement, under the terms of the alliance between the two companies, Marketing Services... Read more
Published 17th Oct 2017, 21:09

WPP lashes out at ADK’s conservative management

In a surprisingly angry outburst, WPP responded today to last night’s statement by the Japanese marketing group Asatsu-DK (ADK) that its strategic alliance had resulted in a low return on equity... Read more
Published 13th Oct 2017, 09:44

Bids and Deals: October 2017

J Walter Thompson Company, WPP’s wholly owned global advertising agency, has acquired a majority stake in the Brazilian digital agency E-Next Consultoria e Serviços de Internet with 120 employees... Read more
Published 12th Oct 2017, 12:43

WPP and ADK in open conflict: ADK’s management slated

The extent of the breakdown in the relationship between WPP and the Japanese marketing group Asatsu-DK (ADK) has been revealed in a series of public announcements this week, culminating in WPP... Read more