Tag Archives: vccp

While we’re still waiting for 2012’s big deal WPP snaps up French data firm

WPP is to buy a majority stake in French digital data and campaign technology marketing group Predictys. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Grenoble, Predictys has a co-operative database which includes information from 140m opted-in consumers sourced from about 25 ...

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TBWA Manchester enters Tesco pitch calculations

TBWA Manchester could be set to make one the biggest ad comebacks as, according to Campaign, it went down a storm with Tesco at the giant retailer’s round of chemistry’ meetings over the future of its £110m account, thereby propelling ...

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Some timely good news for PR group Chime as ad agency VCCP lands £25m Muller

Lord Bell’s Chime Comunications marcoms company has endured a torrid few months with various shareholders, including 20 per cent holder WPP, opposing his lordship’s plan to buy out the Bell Pottinger PR business and rumblings of discontent over the company’s ...

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WPP’s Sorrell opposes Bell and Pottinger’s PR buyout plans

Sir Martin Sorrell (pictured), whose WPP marcoms group owns 18 per cent of old colleague Lord Bell’s Chime Communications, says he opposes the plan by Lord Bell and other senior managers including Piers Pottinger, to buy out parts of the ...

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The real story behind the Bell Pottinger buy-out leak

How ironic, you might think, that a momentous development at the UK’s leading PR company should only come to light through an untimely leak. Lord Bell (pictured) and Piers Pottinger, respectively chairman and deputy chairman of Chime Communications, are plotting ...

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