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Saturday, 01 August 2015

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Chime agrees to £374m sale to Providence and WPP


Under the terms of the acquisition, shareholders will receive 365p in cash for each Chime share.

WPP and Providence bid to takeover Chime Communications


Chime Communications in advanced discussions over a £350m purchase sees its share price rise 25%.

Informa sells business information companies to Progessive


Progressive Digital Media Group buys Datamonitor Financial, Datamonitor Consumer, MarketLine and Verdict businesses from Informa for £25 million.

GroupM acquires majority stake in directComm


DirectComm provides digital marketing, customer relationship management, events and social media services in Turkey.

IRM acquisition marks launch of Confirmit Australia


Market research software provider Confirmit has acquired Information Research Management (IRM), its exclusive value-added reseller in Sydney, Australia.

Gartner acquires Nubera


Technology analytics provider Gartner has acquired Spanish app and software discovery platform provider Nubera.

WGSN in Chinese joint venture


Global fashion industry trends and insight business WGSN has announced a joint venture with China Textile Information Center (CTIC) to grow its business in the Chinese market.

Google looking at dunnhumby


Google has been reported to be exploring a joint takeover bid with private equity firm Permira, to buy dunnhumby from Tesco.

Engagement Labs buys Keller Fay Group


Engagement Labs has acquired word-of-mouth market research company Keller Fay as part of its expansion into the US and UK markets.

Prophet acquires Altimeter Group


Global brand and marketing consultancy Prophet has acquired Altimeter Group, a technology research firm specialising in digital transformation.

Ipsos acquires RDA Group


FRANCE — Ipsos has bought automotive tracking company Research Data Analysis (RDA) Group for an undisclosed amount.

SSI completes Australasian acquisitions


Research data and tech company SSI has completed its acquisition of MyOpinions in Australia and SmileCity in New Zealand.

WPP acquires majority stake in SET Creative


WPP has announced the purchase of a majority stake in US-based SET Creative to grow its branding and identity business.

WPP launches Truffle Pig with Snapchat and Daily Mail


WPP, Daily Mail and Snapchat have partnered to form a content marketing company, Truffle Pig, based in WPP’s Group SJR content marketing agency in New York.

GroupM buys Greenhouse Group


WPP-owned GroupM has acquired the Dutch digital and marketing services company Greenhouse Group.