Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 9th Jun 2018, 14:43

Ogilvy consolidation: all in one P&L

This week’s announcement that the Ogilvy group of businesses will be brought together to form an integrated multi-disciplined entity under the single Ogilvy brand with their performance accounted... Read more
Published 31st May 2018, 00:32

Nasdaq re-lists comScore’s stock after SEC filings completed

comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding, announced today that the Nasdaq Stock Market had approved its application to re-list its common stock and trading... Read more
Published 30th May 2018, 17:25

Sorrell and institutions could make 33% paper gain before S4 Capital launch

Sir Martin Sorrell and various institutions who have invested £50 million in his new company S4 Capital will have made an initial paper gain of 33% on their investment if the planned sale to the... Read more
Published 25th May 2018, 11:57

WPP’s share price gets the shivers

Against the recent backcloth of a departing chief executive, poor profits and reduced influence in the Far East, it takes very little to knock WPP’s share price into further... Read more
Published 16th May 2018, 00:15

Dentsu’s profit falls by £47.5m in first quarter of 2018

Dentsu’s post-tax profit fell by 39.9% in the first quarter of 2018 while gross income improved by 4.3%.  Measured in sterling, the group made a post-tax profit of £71.7 million, down from... Read more
Published 13th May 2018, 20:29

Sector share prices: 12 May 2018

Shares in marketing companies joined in the more positive mood on the stock exchange in the month to 12 May. The FTSE All-Share Index improved by 6.14% in the month, while the marketing... Read more
Published 1st May 2018, 08:57

WPP’s Japanese ventures unravel

Hard on the heels of WPP’s embarrassing loss of its investment in the Japanese based advertising agency Asatsu-DK, Dentsu has bought out WPP’s stakes in its Japanese joint ventures with Wunderman... Read more
Published 30th Apr 2018, 18:53

WPP’s data management and research business for sale?

WPP is reported to be in discussions about shedding its Achilles heel – the collection of data management and research businesses that were consolidated under the Kantar Consulting banner last... Read more
Published 30th Apr 2018, 08:32

WPP joins Publicis in reporting revenue fall

Currency movements have played havoc with revenues reported by global groups for the first quarter of 2018, as WPP followed Publics Groupe in reporting a material decline. WPP’s revenue fell... Read more
Published 28th Apr 2018, 08:00

Sorrell’s rewards cut by 71% as expected

As predicted last year, Sir Martin Sorrell’s reward package for 2017 was much reduced after WPP introduced a new incentive package in the wake of shareholder criticism (see Sir Martin Sorrell takes... Read more