Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 14th Aug 2018, 07:57

Sector share prices: 12 August 2018

Strong price improvements by a small number of marketing companies’ shares more than offset a generally declining sector performance in the month to 12 August. As a result, the sector’s... Read more
Published 11th Aug 2018, 23:36

WPP investee comScore lost $100m in first half of 2018

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, lost over $100 million in the first half of 2018 after spending $47 million on abnormal items ranging from... Read more
Published 2nd Aug 2018, 12:41

WPP takes full control of various Indian businesses

WPP is taking 100% control of a number of its business interests in India, it announced today. Its global media buying network GroupM is increasing its 50% shareholding in the Indian mobile... Read more
Published 1st Aug 2018, 21:22

Bids and Deals: August 2018

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire a 100% stake in the Australian cloud consulting and technical services provider Amicus Digital Ventures with 25 employees to augment the Merkle... Read more
Published 30th Jul 2018, 23:23

Will things ever be as if they had never said goodbye?

The launch of Sir Martin Sorrell’s new marketing business S4 Capital is not the first occasion when a senior marketing industry executive has felt the urge to create a new empire after departing... Read more
Published 23rd Jul 2018, 12:26

WPP to sell minority stake in Chinese businesses?

Three Chinese businesses are reported to be in discussion with WPP about acquiring a minority shareholding in its Chinese businesses.  The report originated with Sky News and WPP has so far declined... Read more
Published 18th Jul 2018, 00:03

WPP’s shares remain in the doldrums

Shares in the world’s biggest marketing group lost another 3.75% of their value yesterday as the company struggled to regain its credibility after the departure of its former founder and chief... Read more
Published 13th Jul 2018, 18:18

Sector share prices: 12 July 2018

Shares in publicly listed marketing companies lost a small amount of ground in the month to 12 July, in line with the FTSE All-Share Index. The FTSE All-Share Index fell by 1.06% while the... Read more
Published 7th Jul 2018, 20:48

Publicis lops £0.3m off 2017 revenue as it follows WPP’s lead

After several years of campaigning by WPP, Publicis Groupe has now been obliged to accept the case for deducting all pass-through costs from revenue when publishing its financial results.  The... Read more
Published 5th Jul 2018, 18:26

Bids and Deals: July 2018

Kape Technologies, the AIM listed online advertising, app distribution and  consumer security software company, has acquired the US malware protection business Neutral Holdings, trading as Intego,... Read more