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Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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Mergers & Acquisitions

GroupM and Buzzfeed in content and data deal

28-Aug-2015

Buzzfeed agrees to provide GroupM’s and WPP’s agencies and clients with access to its creative and data assets.

Barc India and TAM form meter management company

27-Aug-2015

Barc India and TAM India form a meter management company to supply raw data to Barc India

Isentia buys King Content

24-Aug-2015

Media intelligence company Isentia has acquired global content marketing firm King Content in a deal that could be worth up to $48m.

SurveyMonkey buys TechValidate

6-Aug-2015

Online DIY survey research company SurveyMonkey has acquired software customer content creation platform, TechValidate, for an undisclosed amount.

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.

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 buys Webling in Australia

27-Aug-2015

WPP-owned J.Walter Thompson has acquired a majority stake in Sydney-based digital agency Webling.

GfK invests in virtual shopper research

13-Aug-2015

GfK has acquired NORM Research & Consulting AB, a Swedish virtual shopper research specialist.

WPP acquires ABS Creative

3-Aug-2015

Digital, CRM and data healthcare company Wunderman Health has bought a majority stake in digital healthcare agency ABS Creative in Belgium.

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.