Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 24th Apr 2015, 20:15

Interpublic joins Omnicom in reporting poor growth

The Interpublic Group of Companies reported only modest revenue growth in the first quarter of 2015, suffering alongside Omnicom Group from the strengthening dollar. Interpublic’s revenue grew... Read more
Published 23rd Apr 2015, 10:41

WPP revenues helped by dollar exchange rate

The declining value of sterling against the dollar helped WPP report revenue growth of 8.3% in the first quarter of 2015, offsetting poor performances in Western European territories apart from the... Read more
Published 14th Apr 2015, 13:46

Syzygy boosts profit by 41%

Syzygy, the publicly listed German digital marketing agency in which WPP has a near 30% minority stake, has reported a 41% increase in post-tax profit for 2014 after improving its gross income by 34%... Read more
Published 13th Apr 2015, 22:13

Bids and Deals: April 2015

WPP has made an unquantified strategic investment in the New York based fashion and lifestyle media company Refinery29…Havas has acquired the French events management agency EGC &... Read more
Published 13th Apr 2015, 20:57

Sector share prices: April 2015

Special factors appear to have dragged down the sector’s MSFI Index in the month to 12 April.   While the FTSE All-Share Index showed a welcome rise of 4.8%, the sector index fell by... Read more
Published 27th Mar 2015, 22:51

WPP about–turns on Chime investment

Having threatened to put its shareholding in Chime Communications on the market after being pipped at the post by Chime in acquiring control of the sports marketing and sponsorship business Just... Read more
Published 20th Mar 2015, 16:28

Only one-third of WPP’s 6.625% noteholders elect for swap

Only one-third of the holders of WPP’s 6.625% loan notes have opted to exchange them for notes with a lower interest coupon and later redemption date, despite a financial inducement to do... Read more
Published 19th Mar 2015, 23:35

Havas grows faster than Publicis

Havas has reported a healthy 9.4% growth in post-tax profit for 2014 on a 5.2% increase in revenue.  Havas recorded the biggest growth in revenue among the five largest global groups. The... Read more
Published 16th Mar 2015, 15:54

Sorrell family’s WPP stake worth £318m

Sir Martin Sorrell’s family shareholding in WPP was valued at £318 million this morning after the company announced the outcome of the latest share awards under its LEAP (Leadership Equity... Read more
Published 14th Mar 2015, 17:11

Addison writes down IR Group parent by £6.9m

WPP’s subsidiary Addison Corporate Marketing has written off most of the price it paid to acquire the parent company of investor relations consultancy IR Group in August 2013. Addison paid... Read more