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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

805.00GBp
10 Dec 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Martin Sorrell Is In Talks To Buy Mightyhive, A U.S. Programmatic Advertising Co- FT
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 12:10pm EST 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - :MARTIN SORRELL IS IN TALKS TO BUY MIGHTYHIVE, A US PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING COMPANY - FT, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Grey Group Agrees To Acquire Majority Stake In Autumn Worldwide
Monday, 29 Oct 2018 11:27am EDT 

Oct 29 (Reuters) - Grey Group::GREY GROUP AGREES TO ACQUIRE MAJORITY STAKE IN AUTUMN WORLDWIDE.GREY GROUP - ANUSHA SHETTY WILL CONTINUE TO HEAD AUTUMN OPERATIONS.  Full Article

WPP To Merge VML, Y&R To Create New Agency
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018 07:15am EDT 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - WPP Plc ::WPP CREATES NEW BRAND EXPERIENCE AGENCY VMLY&R.VMLY&R'S PROPOSITION WILL COMBINE BRAND EXPERIENCE AND BRAND ADVERTISING.NEW AGENCY WILL BE LED BY GLOBAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JON COOK, WHO IS CURRENTLY GLOBAL CEO OF VML.VMLY&R WILL BE AN AGENCY OF MORE THAN 7,000 PEOPLE, AND ONE OF WPP'S PRINCIPAL BRANDS.DAVID SABLE, FORMER GLOBAL CEO OF Y&R, WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT JON, VMLY&R AND ITS CLIENTS.VMLY&R WILL BE FULLY OPERATIONAL IN EARLY 2019.DAVID SABLE WILL BE NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF NEW AGENCY.  Full Article

WPP Considers Merger Of Young & Rubicam And Digital Ad Firm VML- WSJ
Sunday, 23 Sep 2018 03:28pm EDT 

Sept 23 (Reuters) - :WPP CONSIDERS MERGER OF YOUNG & RUBICAM AND DIGITAL AD FIRM VML- WSJ , CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Mark Read To Be Revealed As New CEO Of WPP Next Week - FT
Thursday, 30 Aug 2018 12:17pm EDT 

Aug 30 (Reuters) - :MARK READ TO BE REVEALED AS NEW CEO OF WPP NEXT WEEK - FT, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

WPP Veteran Mark Read leading candidate to succeed Martin Sorrell - WSJ
Friday, 27 Jul 2018 11:12am EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - :WPP VETERAN MARK READ HAS EMERGED AS LEADING CANDIDATE TO SUCCEED MARTIN SORRELL AS CEO - WSJ.  Full Article

WPP, Koç Group To Launch New Digital Media Agency Ingage
Thursday, 5 Jul 2018 07:47am EDT 

July 5 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::WPP & KOÇ FORM A NEW PARTNERSHIP TO LAUNCH INGAGE.JOINT VENTURE TO BE FULLY BACKED BY WPP AND KOÇ GROUP.ZER'S DIGITAL MARKETING TEAM WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE THEIR CLIENTS UNDER BRAND INGAGE.  Full Article

WPP Board Weighing Contingency Plans If Martin Sorrell Leaves- WSJ
Friday, 13 Apr 2018 03:21pm EDT 

April 13 (Reuters) - :BOARD OF WPP WEIGHING CONTINGENCY PLANS IN THE EVENT CHIEF EXECUTIVE MARTIN SORRELL LEAVES THE COMPANY- WSJ, CITING SOURCES.IF SORRELL DEPARTS, BOARD IS CONSIDERING TAPPING WPP VETERANS MARK READ AND ANDREW SCOTT TO BE CO-CEOS- WSJ, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

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

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