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Saturday, 01 August 2015

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Chime agrees to £374m sale to Providence and WPP

31-Jul-2015

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

WPP and Providence bid to takeover Chime Communications

30-Jul-2015

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

Informa sells business information companies to Progessive

27-Jul-2015

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

GroupM acquires majority stake in directComm

20-Jul-2015

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

IRM acquisition marks launch of Confirmit Australia

7-Jul-2015

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

Gartner acquires Nubera

2-Jul-2015

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

WGSN in Chinese joint venture

24-Jun-2015

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

19-Jun-2015

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

29-Jul-2015

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

24-Jul-2015

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

Ipsos acquires RDA Group

16-Jul-2015

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

SSI completes Australasian acquisitions

7-Jul-2015

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

26-Jun-2015

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

23-Jun-2015

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

18-Jun-2015

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