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Justice Department investigates rigging of contracts in advertising industry- WSJ,citing sources
Tuesday, 6 Dec 2016 12:58pm EST 

: A government antitrust attorney has been interviewing ad industry executives about the issue over the past few months- WSJ,citing sources . Justice department investigates rigging of contracts in advertising industry- WSJ,citing sources . Justice department is probing whether agencies are manipulating the bidding process- WSJ,citing sources Source http://on.wsj.com/2hehXw3 ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Publicis working on internal candidates to replace Levy as CEO
Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 05:35am EDT 

Publicis Groupe SA : Publicis CEO Maurice Levy said that the company's supervisory board is so far working on internal candidates to replace him in 2017 . Publicis CEO confirmed time frame for the announcement of his replacement, which he said should be made between Dec. 2016 and Feb. 2017 Further company coverage: [PUBP.PA] (Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain) ((Mathieu.Rosemain@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Publicis confirms end of talks with Samsung C&T
Monday, 13 Jun 2016 09:02am EDT 

: Publicis confirms end of talks with Samsung C&T .Samsung C&T said earlier that talks with Publicis and other global ad agencies for strategic cooperation for its ad agency affiliate ended without any conclusin. [nL4N1952CC].  Full Article

JCDecaux has decided not to go ahead with Metrobus acquisition
Wednesday, 1 Jun 2016 02:19pm EDT 

JCDecaux SA statement : JCDecaux says has decided not to pursue the acquisition of Metrobus group . . JCDcaux announced on October 19, 2015 an agreement with Publicis to increase its stake in Metrobus group from 33 pct to 100 pct, subject to the approval of the French Competition Authority .JCDDcaux said the economic and strategic interests of the transaction were undermined by the excessive commitmentsrequired by the French Competition Authority, despite the significant undertakings which were offered by JCDecaux and confirmed by the market test..  Full Article

Publicis unit Sapient acquires Vertiba
Wednesday, 2 Mar 2016 12:43pm EST 

Publicis Groupe SA:Unit Sapient acquires Vertiba, a salesforce gold consulting partner.  Full Article

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group acquires PDI's commercial services business​
Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 01:27pm EST 

Publicis Groupe SA:Subsidiary Publicis Healthcare Communications Group acquires PDI's commercial services business​.Says ‍business will retain its name, and become division of Publicis Healthcare.  Full Article

Publicis Groupe acquires Israeli creative agency Glickman Shamir Samsonov in Tel-Aviv
Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 02:00am EST 

Publicis Groupe SA:Announces acquisition of majority stake in Glickman Shamir Samsonov, Israeli creative agency.  Full Article

Publicis Groupe SA's Publicis Healthcare Communications Group acquires Langland Advertising, Design & Marketing Limited
Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 02:00am EST 

Publicis Groupe SA:Says Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), a part of Publicis Groupe, announced acquisition of Langland Advertising, Design & Marketing Limited.  Full Article

Orange and Publicis Groupe announce the creation of IrisNext
Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 03:57pm EDT 

Publicis Groupe SA:Announces the creation of IrisNext with Orange.Says a letter of intent was signed with a view to creating a European multi-corporate venture capital fund on a global scale.The fund will be managed by Iris Capital, assisted by German VC fund Capnamic, with an initial closing scheduled in 2016.  Full Article

Publicis Groupe confirms 2018 guidance and gives update on expected contracts
Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 01:30am EDT 

Publicis Groupe SA:CEO says cutting annual guidance out of "prudence" as Q4 often used by customers to adjust marketing budgets.Says maintains 2018 operating margin target of at least 200 basis point improvement.CEO says expects results of major contract reviews with L'oreal, P&G by year end, pitches already done.  Full Article


Publicis CEO Levy expects his successor to be picked within weeks

DAVOS, Switzerland Maurice Levy expects his successor as chief executive of Publicis to be chosen by the board of the French advertising group within weeks.