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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

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29 Jul 2016
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

WPP says Grey Group acquires majority stake in Brussels based Famous
Monday, 11 Jul 2016 11:49am EDT 

WPP Plc : Grey, adweek global agency of year, acquired a majority stake in Brussels based 'Famous' .Famous will rebrand as 'Famousgrey'.  Full Article

WPP to place "even greater emphasis" on growth in western continental Europe after Brexit
Monday, 11 Jul 2016 04:30am EDT 

WPP Plc :As a result of UK's referendum decision to leave European Union, WPP will place an even greater emphasis on growth in western continental Europe..  Full Article

WPP says Kantar signs affiliation agreement with market research agency in Iran
Monday, 4 Jul 2016 04:53am EDT 

WPP Plc : Kantar signs affiliation agreement with Rahbar Bazaar, a market research agency in Iran .Has signed an affiliation agreement with Rahbar Bazaar market research institute in Iran, giving global insights network a foothold in iranian market.  Full Article

WPP net sales, profit for first four months ahead of year ago
Wednesday, 8 Jun 2016 07:00am EDT 

WPP Plc : Reported billings for first four months up 7.9% at £16.230 billion and up 6.0% in constant currency . Reported revenue for first four months up 10.7% at £4.182 billion . First four months revenue, net sales and profits well above budget and ahead of last year . Constant currency revenue for first 4 months up 8.8%, like-for-like revenue up 4.3% . Board declared an increase of almost 37% in 2015 interim dividend to 15.91p per share, . "It now seems possible that newly targeted pay-out ratio of 50% will be achieved by end of 2016, one year ahead of schedule" .Group's objective remains to repurchase 2-3% of issued share capital..  Full Article

WPP PLC says J. Walter Thompson CEO Gustavo Martinez has resigned - Reuters News
Thursday, 17 Mar 2016 12:10pm EDT 

WPP PLC:Tamara Ingram appointed chief executive officer Of J. Walter Thompson company, replacing Gustavo Martinez, with immediate effect - RTRS.Martinez has resigned in best interest of J. Walter Thompson company.  Full Article

WPP PLC's POSSIBLE to acquire Conrad Caine in Germany
Friday, 22 Jan 2016 02:00am EST 

WPP PLC:Says its global digital agency POSSIBLE Worldwide has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Conrad Caine GmbH, a full service digital agency headquartered in Munich, Germany.  Full Article

WPP PLC agrees to merge ANZ businesses with STW
Monday, 14 Dec 2015 02:00am EST 

WPP PLC:Agrees to merge its Australian and New Zealand businesses with STW Communications Group in Australia and New Zealand and increase its shareholding to 61.5%.The transaction will be structured through a contribution of WPP's Australian and New Zealand businesses into STW, for an enterprise value of A$512 million.Consideration consists of the issue to WPP of new STW shares and a shareholder loan.  Full Article

WPP PLC's Cohn & Wolfe agrees to acquire majority stake in Six Degrees PR and Alphabet Consulting
Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 05:35am EDT 

WPP PLC:Says it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in full-service public relations agency Six Degrees PR and its content and integrated marketing subsidiary Alphabet Consulting, with offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.  Full Article

WPP PLC agrees to acquire nudeJEH in Thailand
Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 03:51am EDT 

WPP PLC:Says its wholly owned operating company Grey Group, the global communications network, has agreed to acquire nudeJEH, a advertising and digital agency in Thailand.Says Following the acquisition, nudeJEH will join Grey Group Thailand and be known as GREYnJ United.  Full Article

WPP PLC declares interim dividend
Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 07:00am EDT 

WPP PLC:Declares an increase of almost 37 pct in the 2015 interim dividend to 15.91p per share.The record date for the interim dividend is Oct. 9, payable on Nov. 9.  Full Article

BRIEF-WPP to place "even greater emphasis" on growth in western continental Europe after Brexit

* As a result of UK's referendum decision to leave European Union, WPP will place an even greater emphasis on growth in western continental Europe. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: