Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 13th Jan 2017, 17:54

comScore appoints new in-house lawyer ahead of filing revised financial reports

comScore, the controversial US audience measurement company, is replacing its in-house lawyer Christiana Lin ahead of filing revised financial reports with the US Securities & Exchange Commission... Read more
Published 12th Jan 2017, 18:30

Sector share prices: 12 January 2017

There was a sector-wide improvement in share prices in the month to 12 January with only a few exceptions.  The sector’s MSFI Index rose by 6.09% in the month, a little more the FTSE All-Share... Read more
Published 3rd Jan 2017, 16:25

Bids and Deals: January 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire an initial 51% share of the Indonesian full-service advertising agency Dwi Sapta Group that has annual revenue of £6.4 million and 400 employees, with an... Read more
Published 27th Dec 2016, 18:26

comScore’s former chief executive leaves with $1m payoff

comScore’s former chief executive officer Serge Matta will continue to receive his current annual salary of $496,000 for a further period of 24 months, despite parting with the controversial US... Read more
Published 19th Dec 2016, 17:02

WPP joins IPG, Publicis and Omnicom in anti-trust probe

WPP has become the latest of the five global advertising groups to come under scrutiny by the US Justice Department in its investigation into alleged price-fixing in relation to video production and... Read more
Published 16th Dec 2016, 16:52

Should HMRC do business with a company part owned in a tax haven?

There is a certain irony in the announcement by Communisis that it has won a major contract from HM Revenue & Customs to handle “outbound customer communications” when the group is being... Read more
Published 13th Dec 2016, 20:21

Sector share prices: 12 December 2016

Last month’s depressing account of how poorly the marketing industry had fared on the stock market by comparison with the FTSE All-Share Index seems to have encouraged investors to take advantage... Read more
Published 5th Dec 2016, 22:14

comScore’s co-founder Magid Abraham departs

comScore’s co-founder and board director Magid Abraham has resigned, almost five months after stepping down as executive chairman amidst the emerging controversy about how the US audience... Read more
Published 2nd Dec 2016, 08:02

Bids and Deals: December 2016

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired the Chilean full-service media agency Veriplan with 14 employees and £0.4 million revenue to join its Vizeum network…WPP’s global marketing communications... Read more
Published 23rd Nov 2016, 15:28

The Creston conundrum: is private better than public?

It is a curious coincidence that the publicly listed marketing group Creston announced plans to leave the stock market in the same week as Marketing Services Financial Intelligence announced its 2016... Read more