Briefs

Digitas Prices Public Offering

NEW YORK Boston-based direct marketing agency Digitas Inc. is selling 20 million common shares at $5.25 a share. The offering is being sold by a group that includes Hellman & Friedman Capital Partners III and Digitas founder Michael Bronner.

Few Omnicom Noteholders Tender Debt

new york Omnicom Group said $7.7 million of the $900 million in zero-coupon, zero-yield convertible notes that was up for repurchase by the “put” deadline of July 31 was cashed in. Holders of the remaining notes, due 2032, have been paid $7.50 per $1,000 in outstanding notes. The holding company said it will extend the notes’ no-call period by two years, until July 31, 2009.