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Publicis buys Sapient and creates Publicis.Sapient housing all its tech-focused assets

After a failed attempt to merge with rival Omnicom Group Inc., advertising company Publicis Groupe will acquire Sapient, a digital agency and communications company, for US $3.7 billion in an all-cash transaction . This is Publicis’s second acquisition in less than a month after acquiring programmatic platform RUN and and taking a 20% position in performance marketing company Matomy Media.


Julian Porras on the Publicis-Omnicom merger: “This is a win for our clients and employees”

Publicis Group and Omnicom have agreed to merge and the combined company is expected to be called Publicis Omnicom Groupe. Consolidation of advertising agencies is being driven by growth opportunities in emerging markets such as Latin America (particularly Brazil) Russia, India and China to offset weak growth elsewhere. “Particularly in a fast growth region like […]


Publicis and Omnicom merge to form world’s largest Advertising Holding Company

The “Big Four” Global Advertising Holdings (WPP, Publicis, Omnicom and IPG) are turning into the  “Big Three”. Publicis Group and Omnicom have agreed to merge and the combined company is  expected to be called Publicis Omnicom Groupe. On Sunday, New York based-Omnicom Group and Paris-based Publicis Groupe announced they would combine in a “merger of equals” […]


Twitter and Publicis´Starcom Sign Ad Agreement

Starcom, media buying and planning agency part of Publicis Groupe, the world’s third-biggest advertising company, will work with Twitter Inc. on how to make money out of the micro-blogging service’s audience, Chief Executive Officer Maurice Levy said in Bloomberg today. Twitter and Starcom MediaVest Group have reached a multi-hundred-million-dollar deal for advertising on the social […]


Twitter and Publicis´Starcom Sign Ad Agreement

Starcom, the media buying and planning agency part of Publicis Groupe, the world’s third-biggest advertising company, will work with Twitter Inc. on how to make money out of the micro-blogging service’s audience, Starcom’s CEO  Maurice Levy told Bloomberg. Twitter and Starcom MediaVest Group have reached a multi-hundred-million-dollar deal for advertising on the social network, the […]


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