Research

Ciesco: PE buyers drive M&A boom – S4 Capital and Accenture busy buyers in Q1

Specialist M&A advisory firm Ciesco, which operates in the tech, digital, media and marketing sectors, reports 472 transactions in Q1 2021, a 36 per cent increase year-on-year from Q1 2020, a strong, pre-covid quarter, when 346 deals were recorded and ...

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Laurence Green: why the business of advertising is also the business of ideas

It’s hard not to like a book with chapter headings including ‘Richard Latham’s Rug’ and ‘David Beckham’s Sarong’, even if younger readers will barely remember the latter episode, let alone the former reference. Latham wasn’t Beckham’s predecessor at outside right ...

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