Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 15th Mar 2018, 13:32

Sorrell’s share stake in WPP slips to £215m after disposals and price fall

Sir Martin Sorrell’s shareholding in WPP, the company he created, has fallen to £215 million after selling some shares last November and then being hit by the company’s declining share price.... Read more
Published 13th Mar 2018, 00:35

Sector share prices: 12 March 2018

Share price movements in the marketing sector were somewhat erratic in the month to 12 March, with roughly half of the shares making significant gains while most of the others made significant... Read more
Published 1st Mar 2018, 15:04

Abnormal gains flatter WPP’s flat performance in 2017

WPP is planning for flat like-for-like revenue and a flat operating profit margin in 2018 after experiencing a static underlying operating profit in 2017, the company announced as it published its... Read more
Published 27th Feb 2018, 19:40

Now WPP consolidates Cohn & Wolfe with Burson-Marsteller

After recent moves to consolidate its design and research businesses, WPP today announced the consolidation of two major public relations consultancies – Cohn & Wolfe and Burson-Marsteller –... Read more
Published 18th Feb 2018, 20:23

Another reminder that company law needs strengthening

While recent business news headlines have focussed on the failure of the multinational facilities management and construction services company Carillion, and the Government has vowed to punish... Read more
Published 12th Feb 2018, 20:52

Sector share prices: 12 February 2018

The impact of last week’s stock market dip has continued almost unchanged since.  On the morning of 6 February, after the main price slide, the sector’s MSFI Index stood at 78.2, having lost... Read more
Published 7th Feb 2018, 10:29

Repositioning CHI prompted agency loss of £366,000 in 2016

The rebranding of the advertising agency originally named Clemmow Hornby Inge and more recently known as CHI & Partners followed a period during which the London agency reported a £366,000 loss... Read more
Published 6th Feb 2018, 14:34

Bids and Deals: February 2018

WPP’s wholly-owned global media buying business GroupM has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the Indian digitally-led creative agency The Glitch with revenues of about £2.4 million…Omnicom... Read more
Published 25th Jan 2018, 13:48

Five WPP design businesses consolidated under new Superunion brand

Five long established WPP design consultancies have been consolidated and relaunched as a single new brand called Superunion.  The plan to bring the businesses together was first announced last... Read more
Published 17th Jan 2018, 12:32

comScore borrows $150m as it faces $200m loss and big legal settlements

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, has raised $85 million in cash from funds managed by another shareholder, the New York based Starboard Value, and... Read more