David Blecken
Apr 18, 2019

Dentsu dominates agency holding company M&A in Q1

The company made five deals globally worth nearly US$250 million, while Accenture was the most aggressive acquirer overall, according to R3.

Dentsu was by far the most acquisitive agency holding company in this year’s first quarter, in Asia-Pacific and globally, according to an MA ranking by R3 for the period.

The company made five deals, snapping up Happy Marketer, BJL, Filter, ComunicaA and Redder Advertising. The deals were worth a total of US$247 million, R3 said. The acquisitions of Happy Marketer and Redder Advertising brought the value of Dentsu’s deals in APAC...

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