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Dentsu warns of slower 2016 as Aegis growth stutters

Dentsu, the owner of Aegis and Mcgarrybowen as well as its operations in Japan) has reported gross profit growth of 7.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2016, 5.4 per cent at its operations in Japan and 9.2 per ...

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Aegis powers Dentsu to record global growth

Media buyer Aegis (which owns Carat and Vizeum) continues to bring home the bacon for Japanese marcoms giant Dentsu, playing the leading role in helping the company to record revenue of YEN374bn ($3bn) and operating profits of YEN56bn ($454m) in ...

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Aegis brings home the goodies for buoyant Dentsu

In 2013 Japan’s Dentsu, huge in Japan but mostly becalmed outside it, agreed to pay £3.2bn to buy media buyer Aegis, owner of the Carat, Vizeum and Isobar networks. 30 months on the deal looks like one of the winners ...

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Ciesco Group research reveals the new big buyers in the global marcoms world

By Afsor Miah Corporate finance advisory firm Ciesco Group’s Market Intelligence team has tracked 542 transactions globally in H1 of 2015, with target companies spanning 45 different countries and buyer companies coming from 35 countries. Figure 1. Deal volume 2012 ...

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Mcgarrybowen resigns $300m Sears – will owner Dentsu now buy a big creative agency?

Dentsu-owned Mcgarrybowen has resigned the whopper Sears account in the US, the latest shake-out in a protracted agency review by Sears Holdings which also owns supermarket Kmart and some other retail businesses. Mcgarrybowen has handled Sears since 2011. Sears, the ...

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CLIO Awards round up the usual (Cannes) suspects

The 55th CLIO Awards in New York has named its various ‘Grand Clio’ winners and they’re as you would expect: Creative Artists Agency for Chipotle’s ‘Scarecrow, ‘Adam&Eve DDB for Harvey Nichols’ ‘I Spent it On Myself’ and Ogilvy One for ...

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China merger delay grates on Omnicom/Publicis nerves

When Omnicom and Publicis Groupe announced their intention to merge in the summer it was thought that the combined group’s share of media buying (in some parts of the Americas it will reach over 40 per cent) would be the ...

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