Posts Tagged ‘young & rubicam’

Published 1st Mar 2019, 19:21

WPP reports “strong interest” in Kantar as group profit falls by 41.5%

WPP said today that there had been “strong interest” from parties interested in investing in its Kantar market research division as the group revealed a 41.5% fall in post-tax profit and a 2.6%... Read more
Published 26th Nov 2018, 18:41

WPP continues consolidation with JWT-Wunderman merger

WPP is merging two of its major marketing brands – Wunderman and J Walter Thompson – into a single network to be called Wunderman Thompson. The merger is the latest in a stream of such actions... Read more
Published 26th Sep 2018, 16:47

VML takes lead role in Young & Rubicam merger

As rumoured earlier this week, WPP has merged its long established creative agency network Young & Rubicam with its digital agency VML, continuing its recent strategy of slimming down the number... 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 13th Sep 2017, 19:46

Adam & Eve and the magic earnout ingredient

When Adam & Eve Group merged with Omnicom Group’s DDB London agency in 2012, one of the ingredients that led to such a financially rewarding earnout deal – understood to have been in excess... Read more
Published 31st Oct 2016, 11:14

Sinking pound lifts WPP revenue

The fall in value of sterling before and after the UK vote to leave the European Union delivered a striking short-term boost to WPP’s revenue which grew by 23.4% in the quarter to 30 September and... Read more
Published 25th Jan 2016, 23:51

WPP’s German acquisition will compete with its Syzygy subsidiary

WPP has bought a majority stake in the German digital agency Conrad Caine only a few months after gaining control of the publicly listed fellow German digital agency Syzygy. Conrad Caine is based... Read more
Published 24th Nov 2015, 08:39

Dentsu merges its Y&R and Wunderman joint ventures

Dentsu is to merge two of its subsidiaries that are jointly owned with WPP into a single entity. Advertising agency Dentsu Young & Rubicam and direct marketing agency Wunderman Dentsu had each... Read more
Published 19th Dec 2012, 08:29

Young & Rubicam’s New York HQ sold for $189m

The building that has been Young & Rubicam’s global headquarters in New York for nearly 90 years has been sold for $189 million, its parent company WPP disclosed today. The building is... Read more
Published 4th Apr 2012, 17:13

Martin Puris resigns from Engine board after 15 months

Martin Puris, the 72 year old veteran American advertising executive, has resigned from the board of The Engine Group after only 15 months as a director. Puris was formally appointed to the board... Read more