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In Africa, WPP goes Native

WPP have been at it again. Yep, Sir Martin Sorrell’s company has been on the acquisitions trail once more. One of the interesting things about this particular group is...

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Opportunities a-plenty, going for a song

Of all the established industries disrupted by the disruptive technology that is the internet, none has been more badly battered than the music business. There’s a certain irony in...

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It’s not always about London, you know

This week I thought it appropriate to travel north of the border (somewhere, surprisingly enough, we haven’t yet ventured), home to this esteemed publication – and Scotland’s biggest agency,...

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Green Square advises Madano on its sale to National PR.

We’re delighted to announce the sale of corporate communications and public affairs agency Madano Partnership to Canada’s largest PR group, NATIONAL Public Relations Inc. NATIONAL PR, which owns healthcare...

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WPP: The big deal that went under the radar

WPP is to marcoms holding groups what Tesco is to retail. None of the advertising giants is as closely scrutinised as Sir Martin Sorrell’s global behemoth. Like Tesco, it...

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Is there any limit to Aegis’ new-found ambition?

Scarcely a fortnight ago the Green Square Deal Monitor was buzzing with news of new acquisitions by Aegis Media. Over the past week it seems to have gone up...

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Marketing deals: Acquirers get hungry again as Aegis leads the way

Since the beginning of the year my partners Tony and Andrew, as well as myself, have been commenting on a busy M&A market. However, more recently the activity seems...

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The perfect marriage, made on Mauritius

If I were to ask you for a list of the most dynamic advertising markets in the world, chances are that Mauritius would not be among them. As you...

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Adapt or Die

Business, they say, is a lot like life – and so it is. In life, particularly at times of crisis or upheaval, it is not the strongest, or most...

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Green Square appoints Naked Comms Group COO Barry Dudley as a Partner

Green Square has appointed Naked Communications group COO Barry Dudley as a full time partner alongside Andrew Moss and founding partner Tony Walford. Since its inception in 2008, Green...

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