Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 8th Jan 2018, 20:02

comScore facing severance costs of over $10m from 10% cut in workforce

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, expects to incur an exceptional charge of between $10 million and $12 million in its 2017 accounts as a result of... Read more
Published 5th Jan 2018, 08:36

Bids and Deals: January 2018

WPP has acquired the Portuguese creative agency Bomtempo, Anahory & Ralha – Serviços Criativos to be merged with Ogilvy & Mather Portugal, bringing with it revenue of €2.5... Read more
Published 19th Dec 2017, 10:46

Boland becomes Huntsworth’s senior independent director

Andy Boland has been elevated to the post of senior independent director at Huntsworth.  He has been a non-executive board member since August 2014 and is currently chief executive officer at the... Read more
Published 13th Dec 2017, 10:26

Huntsworth share price doubled in 2017

Shares in the international public relations group Huntsworth more than doubled in value in 2017 and have recovered to the price last recorded in 2010. Huntsworth has topped our table of publicly... Read more
Published 12th Dec 2017, 22:42

Sector share prices: 12 December 2017

Shares of marketing services companies continued to gain value in the month to 12 December as the sector’s MSFI Index improved by a further 2.13%.  In the same period the FTSE All-Share Index... Read more
Published 7th Dec 2017, 08:17

Bain Capital wins control of ADK

Bain Capital has won its bid to acquire Japan’s third largest advertising agency Asatsu-DK, as seemed probable once WPP agreed to tender it 24.96% shareholding. Bain announced today that it... Read more
Published 6th Dec 2017, 10:19

Bids and Deals: December 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire the US based business-to-business agency David Wood Associates with 150 employees and annual income of $19.9 million to join its Merkle network…Ogilvy... Read more
Published 2nd Dec 2017, 09:54

Sir Martin enjoys a £133m Christmas treat

WPP’s chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell has exercised share options worth £133 million over the last few days and sold sufficient of those shares to raise £62.5 million required to meet the tax... Read more
Published 28th Nov 2017, 15:31

comScore’s Fulgoni: now you see him, now you don’t

Gian Fulgoni, the co-founder of the US audience measurement company comScore, has created a further development in the game of musical chairs being played by senior executives of the... Read more
Published 22nd Nov 2017, 10:05

Three words that may be key to WPP’s future in Japan

While awaiting the outcome of Bain Capital’s takeover bid for Asatsu-DK, there has been time to study the terms on which WPP agreed to tender its 24.9% shareholding after initially putting up a lot... Read more