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Sunday, 05 July 2015

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Gartner acquires Nubera


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

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.

SSI acquires businesses in Australasia


Tech survey research company SSI has acquired MyOpinions in Australia and SmileCity in New Zealand.

Havas SE and Cake create single hub


Havas Sports and Entertainment (Havas SE) and brand entertainment agency Cake, both part of the Havas Media Group, have come together to form a new entertainment and content hub, Havas SE Cake.

IRI buys China's Datasea


Retail and healthcare data company IRI has acquired Datasea, the Chinese analytics and market research company.

ReconMR buys VCR Houston


Texas-based polling data collection company ReconMR has acquired Voter Consumer Research (VCR) Houston to expand its national and international public opinion research projects.

App Annie acquires Mobidia


The mobile app intelligence platform’s acquisition of the mobile measurement company will provide an expanded dataset on mobile app usage.

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.

WPP acquires majority stake in Poster Conseil


WPP-owned Kinetic and GroupM have acquired a majority stake in France’s out-of-home specialist Financiere Poster (Poster Conseil).

WPP's Always buys 3ree in Singapore


WPP-owned field and shopper marketing company Always Marketing Services has acquired 3ree, an integrated marketing company based in Singapore.

Nunwood acquired by KPMG


Nunwood will continue to be located in both Leeds and London but will gradually relocate to KPMG’s offices in order to accommodate the anticipated growth of the team.

ResearchBods acquires ClearStream Research


The Leeds-based digital research company has purchased ClearStream Research, expanding its global reach to Athens.

ComScore invests in Proximic


ComScore has acquired digital advertising analytics company Proximic.

Schlesinger and Focus form Phoenix partnership


Schlesinger has acquired Focus’ project management and recruitment team and its local Phoenix panel.