This is all a bit complicated so let’s take it from the top. IMG, the sports marketing company founded by the late Mark McCormack, has been sold to talent agency William Morris Endeavor, which now owns 49 per cent of ...Read More »
Why the devil is in the detail when it comes to selling your ad agency for a good price
Here at MAA we value independent agencies like London’s newest newbie Hello People and the likes of Wieden+Kennedy and Droga5. But, in an advertising world dominated by the big marcoms companies and, increasingly private equity investors, selling out is always ...Read More »
Is a takeover bid looming for ITV?
Media takeovers are all the rage at the moment – the latest being Liberty Global’s $20bn deal for Virgin Media – and the boys in dark glasses who still inhabit the undergrowth of the City of London financial district are ...Read More »
Mother London wins £10m Halfords
UK cycle and motor accessories retailer Halfords has appointed Mother to handle its account worth £10m or so. Halfords Group Commercial Director Paul McClenaghan says: “We have started on a journey to reposition Halfords as a provider of expert help ...Read More »