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WPP PLC (ADR)

WPP.N

Latest Trade

59.74USD

Change

-0.73(-1.21%)

Volume

11,925

Today's Range

59.62

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60.26

52 Week Range

50.38

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70.90

As of on the New York Stock Exchange ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Latest News

WPP poaches Sainsbury's Rogers to be finance chief

Advertising group WPP <WPP.L> has poached John Rogers, the boss of Sainsbury's <SBRY.L> Argos business and previously seen as a frontrunner to be the British supermarket group's next CEO, as its new finance chief.

WPP names Sainsbury's executive Rogers as new CFO

WPP has appointed John Rogers, the boss of retailer Sainsbury's Argos, as its new finance director, to take over from the outgoing Paul Richardson in early 2020.

New contract wins help WPP to improved second-quarter trading

New client wins including Instagram and eBay helped WPP <WPP.L> report better-than-expected trading in the second quarter, giving a lift both to its shares and the boss of the world's biggest advertising company.

Renewed trade jitters hit FTSE 100; WPP outperforms

London's FTSE 100 slipped on Friday after a report that the United States was delaying a decision on letting its companies do business with Huawei, casting a shadow over global markets, though WPP soared after a quarterly update.

WPP posts better than expected second quarter performance

WPP reported a better-than-expected organic sales performance in the second quarter as its new strategy under boss Mark Read helped the world's biggest advertising group to win new business and retain clients.

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain

WPP <WPP.L> is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild.

WPP to sell 60% of Kantar to Bain Capital

WPP said on Friday U.S.-based private equity firm Bain Capital would buy a 60% stake in Kantar, valuing the data analytics unit at about $4 billion in the proposed deal. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital

WPP <WPP.L> is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth.

WPP in exclusive talks with Bain Capital over sale of Kantar stake

WPP has entered exclusive talks with private equity firm Bain Capital over the sale of a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar, the world's biggest advertising company said on Monday. (Reporting by Justin George Varghese in Bengaluru; Editing by Mark Potter)

WPP sells minority stake in Chime for $68.9 million

WPP Plc <WPP.L> said it sold its minority stake in sports, entertainment and communications company Chime for 54.4 million pounds ($68.91 million), as the world's biggest advertising company looks to sell non-core assets and return to growth.

WPP sticks to full-year outlook, Kantar stake sale on track

WPP said on Wednesday the sale of a majority stake in data analytics business Kantar is on track and that its full-year outlook was steady.

WPP sticks to full-year outlook, Kantar stake sale remains on track

WPP said on Wednesday the sale of a majority stake in data analytics unit Kantar is progressing in line with expectations, and that its full-year outlook was unchanged.

Vista Equity Partners lines up binding bid for Kantar - sources

Private equity fund Vista Equity Partners has emerged as one of four U.S. bidders vying for a majority stake in WPP's data analytics firm Kantar, two sources close to the deal told Reuters.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:

WPP shortlists final bidders for Kantar: sources

WPP has shortlisted a series of U.S. buyout funds to submit binding bids for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar as it wants to finalize the sale in late June, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Ad group WPP hit by client losses in North America

The world's biggest advertising company WPP suffered a sharp drop in first-quarter underlying sales in North America as the loss of work from clients such as Ford took a toll on its most important market.

Client losses hit ad group WPP in North America

The world's biggest advertising company WPP reported an 8.5 percent slump in first-quarter underlying sales in North America, its biggest market, due to client losses that held the overall group back.

WPP expects at least five private equity bids for Kantar: sources

WPP has attracted at least five of the world's biggest private equity firms into an auction for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar ahead of a deadline for indicative bids on Apr. 17, sources told Reuters.

Bankers line up £2.5bn financing for WPP’s Kantar unit

Bankers are lining up around £2.5bn of debt financing to back a potential sale of WPP’s L> data analytics division Kantar, banking sources said on Thursday.

Exclusive: Advent and Blackstone among bidders for WPP market research arm Kantar - sources

A series of buyout funds including U.S. firms Advent and Blackstone are in talks with advertising group WPP to explore bids for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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