Topic: Holding Company

Once Again, Publicis Groupe Extends Maurice Lévy's Term Holding company also names a new chief for Saatchi

Publicis Groupe, in the wake of its failed merger with Omnicom, today unveiled management reorganization that includes the spring 2017 retirement of CEO Maurice Lévy and Saatchi & Saatchi global chief…

September 16, 2014, 8:19 AM EDT

In Pitch, Project Gets a Shop That Works on Big Brands Clients include Burger King, Pepsi

In its acquisition of Pitch, niche holding company Project: WorldWide gets another small agency but one that works on big brands. Pitch's largest account is Burger King, for which it creates…

August 1, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

Elliott Management Takes Significant Stake in IPG Hedge fund now owns 6.7 percent of common shares

Interpublic Group now has a new major shareholder in Elliott Management, which disclosed today that it had amassed nearly a 7 percent stake in the No. 4 holding company. After months…

July 24, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

Havas Adds Crowdsourcing With Victors & Spoils Acquires majority stake

Victors & Spoils, the controversial crowdsourcing resource positioned as an alternative to ad agencies, is teaming up with Havas, the parent of those more traditional shops like Euro RSCG, soon…

April 3, 2012, 1:33 PM EDT

Top 10 Earners in Advertising Along with share prices and revenue, the Big Four honchos saw their total pay rise

No one will ever describe 2010 as a banner year for the ad business. Despite the recessionary headwinds, however, the Big Four holding companies managed to grow their share prices…

May 9, 2011, 6:33 AM EDT

Holding Companies' Ad Trading Desks Delivering Mixed Results Goal of offering better pricing remains elusive

The great in-house trading desk experiment that the big four agency holding companies—Publicis, WPP, Omnicom, and Interpublic—launched in the last few years appears to have yielded lukewarm results. In theory, by…

May 2, 2011, 6:22 AM EDT

IPG Reports $48 Million Loss in Q1 Down from bigger slide last year

Interpublic Group reduced its net loss in the first quarter compared to the same quarter last year, in part due to double-digit revenue growth. The loss amounted to $48.1 million or…

April 28, 2011, 9:52 AM EDT