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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

1,436.50GBp
19 Feb 2018
Change (% chg)

-34.50 (-2.35%)
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1,471.00
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1,431.00
Volume
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1,928.07
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1,218.50

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

WPP Says Unit Acquires Majority Stake In Digital Consultancy ARBA In Hong Kong​
Monday, 18 Dec 2017 04:00am EST 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - WPP Plc ::‍OGILVY & MATHER ACQUIRES A MAJORITY STAKE IN DIGITAL CONSULTANCY ARBA IN HONG KONG​.  Full Article

Bain Capital Completes Tender Offer Worth 87.05 Percent Of Japan's Asatsu-Dk Voting Rights - Filing
Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 08:59pm EST 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Asatsu-Dk Inc <9747.T>::BAIN CAPITAL COMPLETES TENDER OFFER WORTH 87.05 PERCENT OF JAPAN'S ASATSU-DK VOTING RIGHTS - FILING.  Full Article

Bain Capital says it agrees with WPP to buy Asatsu DK shares
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 03:04am EST 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Asatsu-dk Inc <9747.T>:Bain Capital says it agrees with WPP to buy Asatsu DK shares.Bain Capital says it will extend TOB period until Dec. 6.Bain Capital says WPP agrees to buy ADK shares for 3,660 yen a share.Bain Capital says WPP will withdraw legal action against ADK if tender offer succeeds.  Full Article

WPP says it will not accept Bain's tender offer for ADK shares
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 06:00pm EST 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Wpp Plc :‍WPP owns 10.3 million ADK shares, representing 24.96 pct of issued share capital of ADK​.WPP PLC - ‍WPP does not intend to accept tender offer launched by Bain on 2 October 2017 as company believes Bain has "significantly undervalued ADK​".‍WPP would welcome opportunity to engage constructively with board of ADK if tender offer fails​.WPP - With approval of board and other shareowners company would also be prepared, as requested by some shareowners, to increase shareholding in ADK to 33 percent​.  Full Article

Asatsu-DK says receipt of notice of termination of capital and business alliance with WPP group
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 11:39pm EDT 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Asatsu-DK Inc <9747.T>:Says it received a notice of termination of capital and business alliance with WPP plc and its group companies (WPP Group) on Nov. 1.  Full Article

WPP: asking Tokyo court to declare Asatsu-DK's termination of their business alliance agreement is invalid
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 09:44pm EDT 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - WPP says::Asking court to declare that Asatsu-DK Inc's <<<9747.T>>> termination of their business alliance agreement is invalid.Asking court to declare that Asatsu-DK has no right to request or require WPP to sell its shares in Asatsu-DK.Seeking injunction in Tokyo District Court as well as arbitration by Japan Commercial Arbitration Association.  Full Article

WPP Health & Wellness invests in online community The Mighty in the US
Monday, 30 Oct 2017 09:00am EDT 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::‍HEALTH & WELLNESS INVESTS IN MIGHTY IN US​.  Full Article

WPP invests in U.S. digital content group Fatherly
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 08:55am EDT 

Oct 27 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::WPP INVESTS IN US DIGITAL CONTENT COMPANY FATHERLY.‍ANNOUNCES THAT IT IS TAKING A MINORITY STAKE IN IR MEDIA VENTURES CORP ("FATHERLY")​.  Full Article

Morgan Stanley sells 22.5 mln shares in WPP at 1,350 pence per share ‍​
Tuesday, 3 Oct 2017 08:28am EDT 

Oct 3 (Reuters) - MORGAN STANLEY :MORGAN STANLEY COMPLETES THE SALE OF 22.5 MILLION SHARES IN WPP PLC <<>> AT A PRICE OF 1,350 PENCE PER SHARE ‍​.SETTLEMENT IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR ON 5 OCTOBER 2017‍​.  Full Article

Morgan Stanley to sell up to 22.5 mln shares in WPP via accelerated bookbuild
Monday, 2 Oct 2017 12:21pm EDT 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley :MORGAN STANLEY ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF UP TO 22.5 MILLION SHARES IN WPP BY MEANS OF AN ACCELERATED BOOKBUILD OFFERING.OFFERING IS BEING UNDERTAKEN TO HEDGE MORGAN STANLEY’S EXPOSURE UNDER DERIVATIVE TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO BY MS WITH ASATSU-DK INC.MORGAN STANLEY IS SOLE BOOKRUNNER.  Full Article

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Over 20 percent of UK companies faced shareholder revolt - pay study

LONDON More than a fifth of Britain's biggest companies have been named on a register ordered by Prime Minister Theresa May to highlight shareholder concern at "fat cat" pay, including WPP , Sky , Burberry and AstraZeneca .