Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

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
Published 21st Jun 2018, 15:26

WPP to raise about $348m by shedding Globant shareholding

WPP, the world’s largest marketing group, is expecting to raise about $348 million (£264 million) from offloading its 18.4% stake in the US based digital technology consultancy Globant.   The... Read more
Published 14th Jun 2018, 09:47

Sector share prices: 12 June 2018

Share prices in the marketing sector bucked the positive wider trend as the industry’s MSFI Index fell by 5.03% in the month to 12 June while the FTSE All-Share index remained almost... Read more