mergers

Feb 16, 2021

Havas acquires Singapore independent BLKJ

Formation of BLKJ Havas, run by existing BLKJ management will become Havas Group Singapore's creative offering.

Dec 16, 2020

In a rough 2020, incumbents and upstarts took divergent M&A paths

YEAR IN REVIEW: As the pandemic crippled adspend, older networks preserved cash, while newer operators made opportunistic deals.

Sep 22, 2020

Managing the paranoia curve when selling your agency

An M&A advisor explains the rollercoaster of emotion you should expect when buying or selling an agency, and how to manage paranoia so it doesn't derail a deal.

Jan 16, 2020

Adtech fuels M&A deals in 2019 as holding companies hit the brakes

Dentsu once again topped the list, but its total of 12 was far below the 34 it made in 2018, says Results International.

Jul 17, 2019

M&A deals slow down but value grows

TOP OF THE CHARTS: R3’s latest study highlights martech as the driver behind industry M&A, and points to a big drop in China activity.

Jul 1, 2019

WPP confirms sale of stake in VCCP and CSM owner Chime

Sale comes four years after WPP and Providence Equity bought agency group for US$473 million.