Tag Archives: takeover

Cheil Worldwide snaps up integrated agency Iris

South Korea-based marcoms company Cheil Worldwide has bought a stake in global integrated agency Iris, with an option to move to full ownership over the next five years. Cheil, which began life in 1973 as Samsung’s in-house agency, employs over ...

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Post-Nokia Microsoft is in the last chance saloon – it needs a brilliant agency and even more brilliant ads

Much scratching of heads about Microsoft’s decision to fork out $7.2bn for Nokia’s phones business – it’s an obvious thing to do but they had that business already as the only profitable phone that Nokia is selling is the new ...

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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 ...

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