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Expect more agency acquisitions as consultancies battle to keep up with each other: Tony Walford writes in The Drum

One of the big stories in the marcomms industry over the past few years has been the rise of the consultancies – PwC, Accenture, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Grant...

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How to make your agency fit for acquisition: Barry Dudley writes in The Drum

As a Chelsea fan, the recent Carabao Cup final was one to forget – the first shot on target wasn’t until the 43rd minute, 0 – 0 after full...

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Mini management consultancies: marketing’s next hot startups? Barry Dudley writes in The Drum

Much has been made over the past few years of the threat posed to traditional ad and marcomms agencies by the management consultancies. This was especially true when Karmarama,...

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Ad agencies fade from view as Mark Read’s blueprint for WPP takes shape: Tony Walford comments in The Drum

Mark Read promised “decisive action” to revive WPP and his latest intervention – merging 154-year-old ad agency JWT with digital goliath Wunderman – does not disappoint. Not only does...

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Green Square advises CEM specialist aura corp on its acquisition by Marque Group

Green Square Associates are delighted to have advised the shareholders of aura corporation on its sale to Marque Group. Based in the UK and Germany, aura is a platform...

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Green Square advises B2B International on its acquisition by gyro, Dentsu Aegis

Green Square Associates are delighted to have advised the brilliant team at B2B International on its sale to gyro, Denstu Aegis. Headquartered in the UK with 160 staff in...

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Green Square advises We Are Vista on its acquisition by ICF Consulting Inc

Based in London and Leeds, We are Vista is a leading creative communications business, highly recognised for its work in communications strategy, research, digital engagement, content development and creative...

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What’s in Sorrell’s playbook with S4 Capital?

You can’t keep Sir Martin Sorrell down, or out of the news. Shares in Sir Martin’s new venture, S4 Capital Group, were last week re-admitted to the London Stock...

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Green Square announces the appointment of Graham Goodkind as Board Advisor

Green Square, the corporate finance advisory boutique to the media and marketing communications sector, has appointed Graham Goodkind as a Board Advisor. Goodkind will work with Green Square clients...

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WPP confirms Mark Read as new chief executive: The Drum quotes Barry Dudley of Green Square

WPP has named Mark Read as its chief executive after a period as joint chief operating officer, succeeding Sir Martin Sorrell who departed in April. Read, who held the...

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