Tag Archives: omnicom

Rumbles in the takeover jungle – WPP said to be readying a bid for Interpublic

Interpublic, the owner of McCann, Lowe and DraftFCB among many others, is manning the defences in preparation for a takeover bid. And the likeliest bidder is not widely-canvassed Dentsu but WPP. IPG is currently valued at $7.2bn (£4.4bn) and trading ...

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WPP’s Sorrell minds the pennies with stake in India’s Pennywise – but don’t rule out a bigger deal

Ogilvy & Mather agrees to acquire majority stake in PennyWise, a leading digital technology and production company in India WPP agency Ogilvy is buying a majority stake in PennyWise Solutions, which it says is one India’s leading digital technology and ...

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Dentsu boss Andree hints at more big deals

Dentsu boss Tim Andree (left) (non-Japanese Dentsu boss to be strictly accurate) has been sharing some intriguing thoughts about further global consolidation in the ad business, saying that Dentsu would be the ‘acquirer of choice’ for anyone wishing to sell ...

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Publicom merger: Will the WPP empire strike back?

Keith Hunt (below) is managing partner of Results International. He examines the likely fall-out of the Omnicom/Publicis merger and the possible reaction from rivals including former world marcoms leader WPP. This must come as one of the biggest surprises of ...

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