Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 3rd Oct 2017, 23:18

comScore appoints replacement chief financial officer

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, has appointed Gregory Fink as executive vice president, finance, with immediate effect. He will report to... Read more
Published 3rd Oct 2017, 14:04

WPP questions validity of ADK termination notice

WPP, the world’s biggest marketing group, is understood to be ready to fight the termination of its collaboration agreement with the Japanese marketing group Asatsu-DK. Sources close to WPP have... Read more
Published 3rd Oct 2017, 10:59

WPP tie-up “caused delays” to ADK’s innovations and reforms

Bain Capital’s £1 billion private equity bid to buy the third biggest Japanese agency group Asatsu DK (ADK) is intended to overcome “delays in business innovations and structural... Read more
Published 29th Sep 2017, 14:29

comScore settles legal action by adding four directors and removing bid obstacle

comScore’s 4.8% shareholder Starboard Value has settled its pending legal action against the company, following the appointment of four new independent directors to the board. In addition comScore... Read more
Published 26th Sep 2017, 14:59

Now comScore faces legal action from Nielsen

The market research company Nielsen Holdings is seeking a Court injunction to prevent the US audience measurement company comScore from launching its recently announced Extended TV service.  Nielsen... Read more
Published 14th Sep 2017, 09:13

Sector share prices: 12 September 2017

Share index movements in the month to 12 September reversed the previous month’s trend, with the sector’s MSFI Index losing ground slightly by 0.98% ground while the FTSE All-Share Index... Read more
Published 12th Sep 2017, 08:05

Whither WPP or will it wither?

WPP’s shares have lost a modest 1.49% of their value since the company announced its half year results a fortnight ago and issued a gloomy downgrade of its revenue growth expectations for 2017 to... Read more
Published 11th Sep 2017, 14:51

ComScore CFO replaced, SEC filings delayed further, $100m litigation settlement

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, has replaced its chief financial officer David Chemerow, announced a further extended delay in filing updated... Read more
Published 6th Sep 2017, 23:11

Bids and Deals: September 2017

Wunderman, WPP’s wholly owned global digital agency, has acquired a majority stake in the US marketing software integration and solutions company Pierry that employs about 100 people specialising... Read more
Published 29th Aug 2017, 22:34

Agitating fund manager stalks WPP but lowers stake in Interpublic

Harris Associates, the agitating Chicago based investment manager with funds totalling $124 billion entrusted to it, has been acquiring shares in WPP as the company experienced disappointing half... Read more