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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

WPP PLC comments on H2 2015 guidance
Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 02:01am EDT 

WPP PLC:Sees H2 2015 Like-for-like revenue and net sales growth of over 3.0%.  Full Article

WPP to make tender offer for Syzygy
Friday, 7 Aug 2015 12:40pm EDT 

WPP Jubilee Limited:WPP Jubilee Limited, 100 pct unit of WPP plc announces tender offer for Syzygy AG.Currently holds shares representing just below 30 pct of issued share capital.Offer price is 9.00 euros per share.  Full Article

WPP Plc - GroupM acquires Greenhouse Group in Netherlands
Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 05:00am EDT 

WPP Plc:Announces that GroupM, the global media investment management group, has acquired Greenhouse Group in The Netherlands.  Full Article

INTERVIEW-UPDATE 1-WPP chief says ad giant risks losing sway in Europe after UK vote

CANNES, France, June 24 British advertising giant WPP warned on Friday it was in danger of losing sway in continental Europe after Britain voted to leave the European Union.