David Blecken
Oct 30, 2018

Dentsu looks to buy into digital conglomerate Septeni for $62m

The deal is part of Dentsu's efforts to raise competitiveness in digital marketing and business services.

Dentsu headquarters in Tokyo (Shutterstock)

Dentsu has launched a tender offer to acquire a stake in Septeni Holdings, a Japanese digital marketing company, for 6.9 billion yen US$62 million. Dentsu aims to take a 20.99% stake, with the tender set to close on 11 December.

Septeni is listed on the JASDAQ Standard of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Founded in 1990 as an HR company, it ventured into internet advertising in 2000. That now makes up its core business,...

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