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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

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19 Jul 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

WPP Aunz Says WPP PLC To Sell 60% Of Kantar To Bain Capital
Friday, 12 Jul 2019 04:46am EDT 

July 12 (Reuters) - WPP Aunz Ltd ::WPP PLC, WPP AUNZ'S MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER, TO SELL 60% OF KANTAR, ITS GLOBAL DATA, RESEARCH, CONSULTING, ANALYTICS BUSINESS, TO BAIN CAPITAL.IF TRANSACTION IS FINALISED WPP AUNZ EXPECTS NET PROCEEDS AFTER TRANSACTION COSTS AND COMPLETION ADJUSTMENTS TO BE IN ORDER OF $150 MILLION.  Full Article

WPP Buys Majority Stake In AQuest
Thursday, 4 Jul 2019 10:00am EDT 

July 4 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::AQUEST JOINS WPP.WPP TODAY ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF A MAJORITY STAKE IN ITALIAN TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN CREATIVE AGENCY, AQUEST.DEAL TERMS ARE NOT DISCLOSED.  Full Article

WPP Announces Sale Of Interest In Chime
Monday, 1 Jul 2019 03:00am EDT 

July 1 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::WPP PLC - SALE OF INTEREST IN CHIME.WPP PLC - PROPOSED DEAL FOR £54.4M.WPP - SALE OF MINORITY SHAREHOLDING IN CHIME GROUP HOLDINGS TO MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER PROVIDENCE.  Full Article

WPP To Sell The Farm Group To Los Angeles-Based Picture Shop
Friday, 21 Jun 2019 09:00am EDT 

June 21 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::SALE OF THE FARM GROUP.WPP PLC - TERMS OF DEAL ARE NOT DISCLOSED..WPP PLC - SALE OF FARM GROUP, A LEADING PROVIDER OF POST-PRODUCTION SERVICES, TO LOS ANGELES-BASED PICTURE SHOP.  Full Article

WPP Announces Sale Of Farm Group To Los Angeles-Based Picture Shop
Friday, 21 Jun 2019 05:58am EDT 

June 21 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::SALE OF FARM GROUP TO LOS ANGELES-BASED PICTURE SHOP.TERMS OF DEAL ARE NOT DISCLOSED.  Full Article

WPP Agreed To Sell Minority Holding In Richard Attias & Associates Back To Existing Shareholders - WPP Spokesperson
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 01:29pm EST 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - :WPP HAS AGREED TO SELL ITS MINORITY HOLDING IN RICHARD ATTIAS & ASSOCIATES BACK TO THE EXISTING SHAREHOLDERS - WPP SPOKESPERSON.  Full Article

Anna Panczyk Named CEO Of Grey London
Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 01:49pm EST 

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Grey::ANNA PANCZYK NAMED CEO OF GREY LONDON.GREY- ANNOUNCED PROMOTION OF ANNA PANCZYK TO CEO OF GREY LONDON.  Full Article

WPP To Lose Around 3,500 jobs, Add a Further 1,000
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018 02:01am EST 

Dec 11 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::TO SEE GROSS JOB LOSSES OF 3,500, LIKELY TO ADD AROUND 1,000 AS PART OF RESTRUCTURING - CEO.CEO SAYS THE SIMPLIFICATION OF ITS MAJOR NETWORKS IS COMPLETE.CEO SAYS TO MERGE AROUND 100 OFFICES, TO CLOSE A FURTHER 80 AS PART OF RESTRUCTURING.  Full Article

WPP Exploring Sale Of The Farm, A Post-Production Agency Which Works On X Factor- Sky
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 11:12am EST 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - :WPP IS EXPLORING A SALE OF THE FARM, A POST-PRODUCTION AGENCY WHICH WORKS ON THE X FACTOR - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

WPP Says Agencies Wunderman & J. Walter Thompson To Merge
Monday, 26 Nov 2018 09:00am EST 

Nov 26 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::WPP FORMS NEW CREATIVE, DATA AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY WUNDERMAN THOMPSON.ANNOUNCED THAT WUNDERMAN AND J. WALTER THOMPSON WILL UNITE TO FORM WUNDERMAN THOMPSON.NEWLY FORMED AGENCY WILL BE LED BY GLOBAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER MEL EDWARDS.TAMARA INGRAM, CEO OF J. WALTER THOMPSON, WILL BECOME CHAIRMAN OF WUNDERMAN THOMPSON.WUNDERMAN THOMPSON WILL BE FULLY OPERATIONAL IN EARLY 2019.  Full Article

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

WPP 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.