Finance

Dentsu strengthens India presence with $50m buyout of partner Sandeep Goyal

Japanese advertising giant Dentsu has made a timely move to strengthen its position in the rapidly-growing Indian advertising market with the purchase of entrepreneur Sandeep Goyal’s 26 per cent stake in the four agencies the two partners founders founded for ...

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Mystery over Newcastle agency Robson Brown’s £8.7m missing assets

Eagle-eyed analyst Bob Willott of Marketing Services Financial Intelligence has spotted that a huge chunk of money seems to have gone missing from Newcastle agency Robson Brown, recently acquired out of administration by Mission Marketing Group. Here’s part of his ...

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WPP to launch Tenth Avenue global outdoor giant

WPP is to start a new outdoor holding company called Tenth Avenue which will include, inter alia, its Kinetic operation according to a report in Campaign. Kinetic previously came under the GroupM banner, the holding company for its big media ...

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Publicis Groupe buys London agency Chemistry for £14.5m

We may still be short of big deals but there are lots of smaller ones about, Publicis Groupe has just bought listed London integrated agency Chemistry for £14.5m. Here’s Campaign’s report. Shareholders of Chemistry Communications Group, which is listed on ...

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These are the world’s top performing advertising stocks – and you probably haven’t heard of any of them apart from Omnicom

Partly because three of them are Chinese (apart from readers in China of course) and partly because they are are mostly niche internet businesses; the contemporary equivalent of direct marketing on the internet. Report by China Analyst. Below are the ...

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