December 17, 2018 - Dentsu Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN: JP3551520004; President & CEO: Toshihiro Yamamoto; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 74,609.81 million yen) announced today that its global business headquarters Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.*, has reached an agreement to acquire a 70% share in Videobeat Networks GmbH (Head Office: Hamburg; CEO: Christoph Gaschler [pictured]; hereinafter: Videobeat), a media and content agency in Germany, with an option of making it a wholly owned subsidiary in the future.
December 20, 2018 - San Francisco, CA – Dec 20, 2018 – As the audience for video splits across devices and consumer viewing behavior shifts from linear TV to streaming video, the ability to understand, measure and deduplicate audiences has become critical for both advertisers and programmers. Samba TV, the leader in next-generation TV analytics, announced today it has acquired Screen6, the industry’s only real-time cross-device identity resolution platform.
December 3, 2018 - London/Rotterdam – Unilever today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in India, Bangladesh and 20 other predominantly Asian markets.
December 3, 2018 – Posted at Yahoo! News - Malaysian fintech startup Jirnexu has announced that it has raised a US$10 million Series B follow-on investment led by global consumer crediting reporting agency Experian and existing investor Japan-based SBI Group.
November 27, 2018 - Sean Hargrave of MediaPost writes: As JWT and Wunderman merge, shortly after Y&R and VML were also brought together, we are starting to see what Mark Read [pictured] thinks WPP should look like, and so far, it all appears to make a lot of sense.
NEW YORK, NY – November 19, 2018 – iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America which also has a greater reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Jelli, Inc., the technology company that powers its SoundPoint programmatic platform.
ARMONK, N.Y. and RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), the world's leading provider of open source cloud software, announced today that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion.