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In Advertising, International Posted

R2integrated Acquires Silicon Valley Marketing Agency CatapultWorks

When r2integrated (r2i) received financial backing from Japan-based ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity in December 2012, the investment was intended for use in mergers and acquisitions in order to grow and scale the full-service digital and technology agency. Now Baltimore-based r2i is spending some of those funds to acquire CatapultWorks, located in Campbell, CA. Terms […]
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In Advertising, International Posted

Cheil Buying Stake in U.K.’s Iris Worldwide in Bid to Challenge Big Networks

South Korean Agency Wants to Step Out of Samsung’s Shadow, Become a Global Player South Korean ad company Cheil Worldwide has reached a deal to buy a stake in Iris Worldwide, a London-based international agency network that works with clients including Samsung,Reckitt Benckiser, Shell, Adidas, Barclaycard, Domino’s and Diageo. The companies declined to disclose terms […]
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In Advertising, International Posted

Havas 2014 Q4 and Full Year Revenue & Results

Havas Consolidated Group Revenue was €1,865 million for the full year of 2014 and €551 million for the fourth quarter. Organic growth was +5.1% for full-year 2014 and +3.5% for Q4 2014. On an unadjusted basis, growth for full-year 2014 was up by +5.2%, due to exchange rate effects that had a less negative impact than in the previous year, of just €9.5 million (compared to €51 million in 2013).
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In Advertising, Digital, International Posted

Big technology firms and consultants muscle in on adland’s bids and deals

It’s not just WPP, Publicis, Omnicom and Dentsu Aegis who have been busy acquiring marcoms businesses but also IBM Interactive Experience, Lake Capital, Accenture, McKinsey, Capital One, SingTel BlueFocus and Alibaba. A report by the boutique M&A advisory firm Ciesco on the 2014 M&A activity in the technology enabled media and marketing sector highlights the […]
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