Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 2nd Jul 2014, 10:57

Guardian sells its digital agency to WPP’s Kantar

Guardian Media Group has sold its website design and development business Guardian Digital Agency to WPP’s research and data management division Kantar for an undisclosed amount. The... Read more
Published 1st Jul 2014, 18:29

Bids and Deals: July 2014

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired a majority shareholding the Indian outdoor agency Milestone Brandcom to be combined with its Posterscope network…DAS Group of Companies, part of the Omnicom Group,... Read more
Published 26th Jun 2014, 15:30

Huntsworth patches governance gaps after MacHale departure

Huntsworth, the publicly listed international public relations group, has appointed non-executive director Terence Graunke to succeed John MacHale as senior independent director, chairman of the... Read more
Published 20th Jun 2014, 00:52

Did Phoenix get its money back on Precise Media sale to WPP?

The acquisition of the media monitoring and evaluation service provider Precise Media Group Holdings by WPP subsidiary Kantar Media this week seems to have been designed to enable Phoenix Private... Read more
Published 13th Jun 2014, 08:27

Sector share prices: 12 June 2014

Share prices showed very little movement in the month to 12 June.  The FTSE All-Share Index rose by only 0.04% while the sector’s MSFI Index slipped back by 0.90%. Leading the sector decline... Read more
Published 12th Jun 2014, 11:27

Bids and Deals: June 2014

XM Asia, a JWT subsidiary, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the Vietnamese digital creative agency Sofresh that employs 85 people…Millward Brown, the WPP-owned research company, has... Read more
Published 22nd May 2014, 23:14

Ogilvy & Mather buys highly profitable dnx

Ogilvy & Mather, the WPP-owned global marketing network has bought a small but highly profitable digital and direct marketing agency in the UK called dnx.  Details of the deal terms have not... Read more
Published 21st May 2014, 18:14

Sector share prices: 12 May 2014

Shares in Huntsworth lost 20% of their value in the month to 12 May after revealing a disappointing start to the latest financial year when revenues declined by 2.5% in the first quarter (see... Read more
Published 7th May 2014, 23:12

WPP sheds North American call centre business

Kantar, the market intelligence network that is WPP’s least successful business division, has sold its Center Partners subsidiary to the Mexican call centre and outsourcing provider... Read more
Published 6th May 2014, 17:50

Revenue growth languishes at Havas

Havas has reported the smallest growth in revenue in the first quarter of 2014 among the five biggest global marketing groups in the west. Reported revenue growth was only 0.8% although adverse... Read more