Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 23rd Sep 2014, 13:52

Terry Graunke arrives: five Engine directors go

Five non-executive directors have left The Engine Group following its controversial takeover by a US company controlled by private equity group Lake Capital and the appointment of Lake director Terry... Read more
Published 22nd Sep 2014, 09:22

WPP swaps Xaxis platform and $25m for stake in AppNexus

WPP has joined the collection of backers of the New York based internet advertising technology company AppNexus by agreeing to inject $25 million along with its own Xaxis For Publishers ad server... Read more
Published 14th Sep 2014, 23:47

Sector share prices: 12 September 2014

Shares in marketing sector companies recovered some of their recent losses in the month to 12 September.  The sector’s MSFI Index improved by 5.46% while the FTSE All-Share Index grew by only... Read more
Published 12th Sep 2014, 16:18

Salmon-Neoworks deal: a merger of two profitable agencies

The acquisition of e-commerce agency Neoworks by the Salmon e-commerce agency bought by WPP last year marks the coming together of two relatively modest sized companies that have strong profit... Read more
Published 7th Sep 2014, 22:17

Global groups made limited progress in year when Publicis proposed marriage to Omnicom

This year’s review of the financial performance of the largest global marketing groups by Marketing Services Financial Intelligence reflects a period of limited growth leading up to the... Read more
Published 2nd Sep 2014, 17:20

Bids and deals: September 2014

Publicis Groupe has acquired the Italian social media agency Ambito5 with 45 employees and will integrate it with Saatchi & Saatchi Italy…Publicis Groupe has acquired the Berlin-based... Read more
Published 2nd Sep 2014, 08:23

New Huntsworth NED resigns top AA finance job

Andy Boland, who has held various senior financial positions in the marketing sector and was recently appointed a non-executive director of Huntsworth, has resigned from his main job as chief... Read more
Published 28th Aug 2014, 00:03

Chime races ahead with big profit leap

Chime Communications reported an impressive return to profit in the first half of 2014 as its investment in sports marketing began to pay off, helped by revenue from the World Cup.. Post-tax... Read more
Published 26th Aug 2014, 09:02

Finance gains offset fall in net revenue at WPP

WPP has reported a 29.9% increase in post-tax profit for the half year to 30 June 2014 despite a 1.9% fall in net revenue after charging direct costs. The post-tax profit earned for WPP... Read more
Published 14th Aug 2014, 18:01

Sector share prices: 12 August 2014

The marketing services sector continued its gentle decline on the stock market in the month to 12 August.  Since March this year, the MSFI Index has fallen by 7%, losing 1.49% in the latest month... Read more