527 views, By Denny Business Academy Ltd
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858 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
* Privately-owned marketing agencies having difficulty growing income, maintaining margins and conserving capital * Private equity playing an increasingly significant role
438 views, By Fintellect Ltd
Survey of 28 largest global marketing groups shows: • 4.2% overall increase in revenues. • 4.4% overall decline in post-tax profits. • Finance costs pruned by 4.7%. • Despite tough economic climate, operating profit margins improved.
397 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
The news that Publicis has proposed marriage to Omnicom is momentous enough (see Publicis-Omnicom merger envisages $0.5bn cost savings), but will their corporate personalities be compatible?
425 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
Last year's deal concluded series of transactions over 15 years that marked the end of private ownership of this iconic advertising agency
484 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
“At the heart of the matter is a question about the effectiveness of the WPP board in handling how much the chief executive is paid and what plans are in place for succession”
607 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
Recipients of marketing group M&C Saatchi’s 2012 financial results have been recommended to throw the document away by the industry’s online financial magazine Marketing Services Financial Intelligence (www.fintellect.com).
549 views, By Fintellect Ltd
Four directors earn share awards yielding a gain of £1.7 million each
854 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
“Private Plums” awards for 2012 announced...Three winners have already attracted a takeover bid or private equity funding...Survey shows increasing number of privately-owned agencies achieved a 15% growth rate despite the economic gloom.
500 views, By Fintellect
The balance sheets of most publicly listed UK marketing groups appear to have remained fairly stable during 2011 despite the gloomy economic environment.
1141 views, By Fintellect Ltd
The three private equity investors that backed the merger of digital marketing group LBi International with Bigmouthmedia in 2010 will profit by over €70 million from selling their shares to Publicis – a gain of 102% over the two year period.
573 views, By Fintellect Ltd
Last year saw further growth in revenues and profits among the largest publicly listed marketing groups around the world despite the economic environment, according to a new report. Revenues grew by 8.1% while post-tax profits grew by 29.5%.
479 views, By Fintellect Publishing
Three changes in company law have been advocated to reduce the contentiousness of top executives’ pay such as that earned by WPP’s founder and chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell.
1259 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
Further questions have been raised about the ever-increasing proportion of LinkedIn’s revenues that are being spent on sales and marketing.
838 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
It is becoming increasingly hard to take seriously the accounting rules made by the International Accounting Standards Board, according to an analysis published in "Marketing Services Financial Intelligence".
1124 views, By Fintellect Publishing
Chime Communications confirmed yesterday evening that long-term shareholder WPP has continued its recent buying of shares so that it now holds over 20% of Lord Bell’s group.
972 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
Two-thirds of the revenue earned in 2010 by Chime Communications’ biggest public relations subsidiary Bell Pottinger Communications was derived from the Middle East, according to figures published in "Marketing Services Financial Intelligence".
880 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
A detailed analysis of the rise and fall of AIM listed marketing group Media Square suggests it is first and foremost a story of misjudged acquisitions some of which cost a lot to finance and often failed to generate the profits expected of them.
921 views, By Fintellect Publishing Ltd
Senior board members of the defunct Media Square and its bankers have emerged as part owners of the company that acquired the business from the administrators whereas all the outside ordinary shareholders have lost their entire investment .
748 views, By Bob Willott
A publication edited by one of the marketing industry’s senior financial commentators has questioned whether directors of insolvent public company Media Square should have been allowed to stage a buyout without creditor or shareholder approval.
645 views, By Bob Willott (editor)
Mediacom has come to the rescue of cash strapped Brilliant Media Group by acquiring the business after a continuing financial crisis followed the loss of major clients DFS and Asda in March this year.
460 views, By Robert Willott
Media Square is seeking to recover “a minimum” of £760,000 from recently revamped Porta Communications and its chief executive David Wright, alleging that Wright attempted to effect an unlawful conspiracy
833 views, By Bob Willott (editor)
Annual "Private Plums" review of privately owned marketing agencies shows revenue growth has evaporated, profit margins and productivity remain under pressure, and working capital is under increased strain, but most still earned a profit in 2010.
704 views, By Marketing Services Financial Intelligence
Media Square and Progressive Digital Media Group have scored very poorly in the latest annual balance sheet vulnerability tests conducted among UK public companies in the marketing industry and published in Marketing Services Financial Intelligence.
354 views, By Marketing Services Financial Intelligence
Founders and senior managers of marketing agency Iris Nation Worldwide were able to use £3.3 million of funds awarded under the Bank of Scotland Corporate Entrepreneur Challenge to realise a gain on their shares while the company was losing money.
474 views, By Marketing Services Financial Intelligence
In the last few days Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has attempted to dissolve some of its key UK companies and new companies have been formed.
903 views, By Marketing Services Financial Intelligence
A group of senior executives from The Gate Worldwide specialist advertising network owned by Media Square is understood to have been rebuffed in an attempt to mount a management buyout of their business,
1600 views, By Robert Willott
Revenues earned by the largest publicly listed marketing groups around the world recovered by nearly 9% last year, and post-tax profits grew by 23.3%, as agencies began to emerge from the latest recession
477 views, By Fintellect Publishing
The cost of generating revenues at LinkedIn has been rising in almost every year since 2006 and reached a “worrying” level of 31% of net revenues in the first quarter of this year.
350 views, By Bob Willott
The financial results of UK publicly listed companies in the marketing sector that have been announced for 2010 so far show a 32% overall rise in post-tax profits