mergers and acquisitions

Jan 28, 2024

‘It’s going to be unbeatable’: WPP’s Mark Read discusses BCW-H&K merger

EXCLUSIVE: Mark Read details the thinking behind the move, including what role AI may have played.

Jan 14, 2022

Dept acquires Raybeam, expands US data chops

The European digital agency has been on a growth tear in the US, which now accounts for nearly half its business.

Dec 7, 2021

AKQA acquires BrewDog branding agency Made Thought to boost design offer

WPP agency has created a new design group to house Made Thought and two other design agencies it has majority stakes in.

Jan 10, 2021

Publicis Groupe holds sale talks with private equity investor

Discussions have taken place in recent months.

Nov 12, 2020

AKQA-Grey merger will not happen ‘overnight’ in APAC

It might take up to six months to name a leader in the region, says AKQA CEO Ajaz Ahmed.

Nov 12, 2020

Why Spotify’s Megaphone acquisition will scale targeted podcast ads

The streaming audio giant dropped US$235 million on the podcast advertising and hosting platform.