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MDC and Stagwell Group Merger Moves Ahead, as Q1 Results Are Reported

Both companies released their Q1 results today.

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S4 Capital Shows Q1 Growth, Announces Merger With Brazil’s Raccoon, Hints at Rebrand

Advertising

S4 Capital announced it's merging with Brazil's Raccoon as like-for-like revenue soared 35%.

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Dentsu Integrates Manchester Agency BJL Into DentsuMB UK to Create National Offer

Dentsu's integration of Manchester Agency BJL into DentsuMD U.K. will create a national offer.

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Signet Jewelers Acquires Jewelry Rental Service Rocksbox

The deal provides a new revenue stream for the parent of brick-and-mortar brands, such as Kay Jewelers.

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TripleLift to Sell Majority Stake to Vista Equity Partners for $1.4 Billion

Mergers & Acquisitions

TripleLift is the latest company in the ad-tech space to announce a liquidity moment with a “majority investment” from Vista Equity Partners understood to be $1.4 billion.   The two [...]

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MediaMonks and Jam3 Merge in Latest S4 Capital Expansion

S4 Capital-owned MediaMonks is set to merge with design and experience agency Jam3. The deal will see the Toronto-based design and experience agency expand MediaMonks’ reach which also includes locations [...]

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Snap Scoops Up Virtual Apparel-Sizing Company Fit Analytics for Ecommerce Expansion

Over 100 team members will join Snapchat’s parent.

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Forced to Flee Venezuela, These Agency Founders Recall Their Path to Success

Miami agency El Autobús was recently acquired by Anchor Worldwide.

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Code and Theory Adds Kettle as Clients Pursue Digital Transformation

Digital shop has worked with clients including American Express, Discover and National Geographic.

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Retail M&A Grew in 2020, With More Deals Expected in 2021

Total value of 2020 deals outstripped 2019, and there's plenty of liquidity among major players.

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Adweek Acquires Social Media Week

Mergers & Acquisitions

Adweek will acquire Social Media Week and its flagship properties, including Social Media Week Conferences, SMW News & Insights and its recently launched streaming platform SMW+.

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Exclusive: S4 Capital Acquires 2 Agencies, Signals More to Come in 2021

Decoded Advertising and Metric Theory join the S4 fold.

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MDC Partners and Stagwell Group Agree to Merge

The deal has been in the works since June.

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Independent Agency The Shipyard Acquires Mering

The two shops are part of Worldwide Partners, a network of owner-operated agencies.

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Guess Who’s Going to Buy You? That’s Right…Your Advertiser

Barstool Sports launched as a print publication in 2003. Since then, they’ve become a multi-million dollar diversified sports and pop culture media company. Barstool recently sold to one of their [...]