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WPP sells stake in VCCP owner Chime for £54m

WPP has sold its 25 per cent stake in Chime – owner of Sebastian Coe’s SCM Sport & Entertainment and VCCP (below) – to majority owner Providence Equity Capital for an initial £54.4m, valuing Chime at nearly £220m. This is ...

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War breaks out at Bell Pottinger over Gupta campaign

Britain’s biggest PR firm, Bell Pottinger, 25 per cent owned by Chime Communications in which WPP is a substantial shareholder, is embroiled in a life-threatening row over its work for the controversial South African Gupta brothers who have prospered mightily ...

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Lord Bell quits Bell Pottinger for new frontières

Lord Bell (Tim to you and me) is quitting as chairman of PR firm Bell Pottinger to set up a new outfit, Sans Frontières. By the sounds of it Sans Frontières will roam the wilder shore of PR and communications, ...

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