NEWS17 February 2016

Havas acquires social media agency beebop

Europe M&A Media News

GERMANY — Global communications group Havas has bought a 100% stake in beebop media, a Hamburg-based social media and ambient agency.


The agency will be renamed Havas beebop GmbH. It will be integrated into the Havas Worldwide network and be part of the Havas Village Hamburg.

Its management team of Pedro Anacker and Sven Wiesner will remain managing directors.

Founded in 2007, beebop employs 25 people and its services include social and ambient media consulting, concepts and campaigning. It was awarded the European Newcomer Agency of the Year 2014 at the European Excellence Awards. 

Sven Wiesner (pictured), managing director at beebop said: "This is probably the most important chapter in the beebop story. It’s our goal to continue growing profitably as well as implement innovative social media and ambient media services for strong brands. Havas offers us optimal conditions for contributing and safeguarding our strengths and corporate culture."