Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 6th Nov 2014, 18:05

Havas enjoys revenue boost ahead of Bolloré bid

Havas has reported a better rate of revenue growth in the latest quarter than it has achieved for some time.   As a result the group’s revenue growth for the first nine months of 2014 reached... Read more
Published 4th Nov 2014, 11:16

Bids and Deals: November 2014

The Mission Marketing Group has acquired the events agency Brandon Hill Communications...WPP’s global marketing network Ogilvy & Mather has acquired the South African digital design agency... Read more
Published 1st Nov 2014, 11:43

Stronger pound undermines WPP’s growth rate

The strengthening of sterling against most other major currencies, like the dollar, the euro and those of evolving markets, lopped 8.2 percentage points off the actual growth achieved by WPP in... Read more
Published 12th Oct 2014, 10:26

Sector share prices: 12 October 2014

Shares in marketing companies had a blooded month to 12 October, with the sector’s MSFI Index falling by 4.64% and only three companies registering any upward price movement at all.   However,... Read more
Published 7th Oct 2014, 16:56

Bids and deals: October 2014

Publicis Groupe has acquired the New York based real-time data management and multi-channel programmatic buying platform “RUN” with particular emphasis on mobile capabilities…WPP’s media... Read more
Published 24th Sep 2014, 07:41

WPP expands e-commerce capability in China

WPP Digital has taken a minority stake in Polestar, a new company offering integrated e-commerce solutions in China's large and fast expanding e-commerce sector. Polestar will be led by its... Read more
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