Staff Reporters
Nov 14, 2018

Dentsu dealmaking pushes it up R3's M&A League

Dentsu's seven October deals vaults it ahead of WPP and Omnicom globally, but holding companies are giving way to a wider variety of investors in marketing deals.

Dentsu has been on the prowl of late, recording no less that seven deals last month, pushing it up from 11th spot to seventh globally on the R3 MA League.  

The deals included Dentsu's purchase of Hong Kong live events media company Branded Ltd and a stake in Japanese digital marketing conglomerate Septeni. It also picked up three agencies in Europe creative agency Partners in Portugal, digital agency Namics in...

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