Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 2nd Sep 2016, 07:22

Bids and Deals: September 2016

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired the French web analytics company Wasabi Analytics to join its iProspect global network with nine employees and revenue of £820,000...Dentsu Aegis Network has... Read more
Published 27th Aug 2016, 10:11

WPP spent £17m on buying more comScore shares this month

WPP spent an estimated $17 million on buying a further 660,000 shares in the controversial US audience measurement company comScore during the two weeks ending last Thursday, despite deciding to... Read more
Published 26th Aug 2016, 10:35

Caveat emptor, caveat venditor

The recent revelation of an £83.3 million write-down in the cost of its trade investments (primarily comScore) is evidence that even the mighty and astute WPP can sometimes find it has bought shares... Read more
Published 25th Aug 2016, 12:34

WPP reveals costly comScore collaboration

WPP’s results for the first half of 2016 have been hit by a big write-down in the value of the company’s shareholding in comScore.  The loss is estimated by Marketing Services Financial... Read more
Published 25th Aug 2016, 12:33

Sinking sterling gives extra boost to WPP revenue growth

WPP’s revenue was given a 3% boost from currency movements in the first half of 2016, following the decline in sterling prompted by fears about the consequences of the June “Brexit” vote. ... Read more
Published 24th Aug 2016, 19:22

The Global Greats 2016

WPP, Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe consolidated their substantial lead over competitors in 2015, accounting between them for almost 57% of all the revenue generated by the 30 largest marketing... Read more
Published 18th Aug 2016, 09:03

WPP share climb hardly hurt by AT&T loss

The loss of the AT&T business, announced last Friday, does not appear to have done much damage to the WPP share price that has been rising rapidly after its initial post-Brexit dip to 1477p on 27... Read more
Published 12th Aug 2016, 19:33

Sector share prices: 12 August 2016

Earlier “Brexit” fears seem to have been swept away with gay abandon in the month to 12 August as share prices of companies in the marketing sector  recovered by 9.86% while the FTSE All-Share... Read more
Published 2nd Aug 2016, 23:16

Bids and Deals: August 2016

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired the German lifestyle marketing agency Markenloft with 30 employees and annual revenue of €4.2 million (£3.6 million)…Grey, the WPP owned global marketing... Read more
Published 12th Jul 2016, 20:39

Sector share prices: 12 July 2016

Nothing has happened since the “Brexit” vote to restore confidence among publicly listed marketing companies.  In the month to 12 July – straddling the date of the European Referendum - the... Read more