Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 1st Mar 2017, 13:03

Havas enjoys best revenue growth rate among top six so far

Havas, the French based global marketing group, has reported a 4% rise in revenue, but a very small improvement in operating profit, for 2016.   The revenue growth rate was the best among the five... Read more
Published 25th Feb 2017, 16:46

Cost of comScore accounting review reaches $39m

The cost of investigating the US audience measurement company comScore’s accounting practices, and related re-audit and legal costs, had reached $39 million by the end of 2016, the company revealed... Read more
Published 22nd Feb 2017, 13:44

comScore update on Friday: WPP stake in spotlight

In two days’ time investors will receive an update from comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding and which is in the process of revising downwards past... Read more
Published 13th Feb 2017, 16:03

Sector share prices: 12 February 2017

The marketing sector’s MSFI share index grew at twice the pace of the FTSE All-Share Index in the latest quarter to 12 February, adding 15.25% to its value as at 12 November 2016. In the same... Read more
Published 9th Feb 2017, 12:38

comScore creates “poison pill” to discourage unwanted bids

comScore, the controversial US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, has taken steps to preserve the tax relief available on accumulated losses of $290 million in a... Read more
Published 8th Feb 2017, 14:23

WPP faces $197m write-down as comScore is delisted

The value of WPP’s 19.5% shareholding in US audience measurement company comScore fell further today when the Nasdaq stock market suspended trading in comScore shares.  As a result there is a... Read more
Published 7th Feb 2017, 11:05

WPP’s comScore stake slumps in value

WPP’s 19.5% shareholding in US audience measurement company comScore has slumped in value since it emerged that comScore had accounted incorrectly for data exchanged with other companies as a... Read more
Published 7th Feb 2017, 08:42

comScore shares being delisted by Nasdaq, to be traded on OTC

Following the failure of US audience measurement company comScore to meet the required deadline for restating its financial statements from 2013 to 2016, the Hearings Panel of the Nasdaq stock market... Read more
Published 6th Feb 2017, 12:25

comScore shares face suspension on missing financial restatement deadline

Dealings in the shares of comScore, the controversial US audience measurement company, face the prospect of suspension because the company no longer expects to complete the revision of its financial... Read more
Published 1st Feb 2017, 16:02

Bids and Deals: February 2017

Ogilvy & Mather, the WPP owned marketing network, has acquired a minority stake in its Irish digital partner Eightytwenty Customer Experience that has 30 employees…WPP has made an unquantified... Read more