Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 12th Dec 2015, 01:11

Sector share prices: December 2015

Share prices of companies in the marketing sector had a depressing month to 12 December.  Only three companies experienced any rise in price and the sector’s MSFI Index slipped by 1.36% to 61... Read more
Published 4th Dec 2015, 08:21

Bids and Deals: December 2015

WPP’s sales promotion subsidiary Geometry Global has acquired the Mexican digital customer relationship management company Cacto Arte e Ideas with annual revenues of about £1.2 million and 40... Read more
Published 28th Nov 2015, 19:10

Essence makes some essential corrections

WPP’s recent purchase of Essence Digital Group, announced on 4 November, appears to have been dogged by legal documentary hiccups both before and after the event. Two weeks ago lawyers Dentons... Read more
Published 24th Nov 2015, 08:39

Dentsu merges its Y&R and Wunderman joint ventures

Dentsu is to merge two of its subsidiaries that are jointly owned with WPP into a single entity. Advertising agency Dentsu Young & Rubicam and direct marketing agency Wunderman Dentsu had each... Read more
Published 13th Nov 2015, 09:58

Sector share prices: November 2015

Shares in marketing services companies bucked the downward trend in the stock market in the month to 12 November as a number of companies recorded positive news.    The sector’s MSFI Index... Read more
Published 11th Nov 2015, 15:54

Flourishing Dentsu can’t produce fully consolidated accounts

Dentsu increased its post-tax profit to $218 million in the half year to 30 September – up by 23.8% on the corresponding period in 2014 on a 14.4% increase in gross income. However, that result... Read more
Published 10th Nov 2015, 22:50

WPP extends share incentives at Essence Digital

According to a recently filed resolution, WPP has retained and expanded the “growth share” incentive scheme at Essence Digital Group following acquisition of the company last week. The... Read more
Published 6th Nov 2015, 10:18

Essence valuation could have topped £50m

Based on the terms of recent internal transactions in Essence Digital Group’s shares, and assuming a continuation of its revenue growth, the sale of a majority shareholding to WPP last week could... Read more
Published 4th Nov 2015, 13:57

WPP acquires Essence’s digital media buying clout despite past loss

WPP has agreed to buy a majority shareholding in Essence Digital Group in the aftermath of a big financial hiccup in the year to 31 March 2014. Today WPP claimed that Essence was the world’s... Read more
Published 3rd Nov 2015, 08:38

Bids and Deals: November 2015

Publicis Groupe has acquired a majority stake in the Israeli advertising agency Glickman Shamir Samsonov with over 75 employees…WPP subsidiary J Walter Thompson Company has agreed to acquire a... Read more