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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

WPP Board Weighing Contingency Plans If Martin Sorrell Leaves- WSJ
Saturday, 14 Apr 2018 

April 13 (Reuters) - :BOARD OF WPP WEIGHING CONTINGENCY PLANS IN THE EVENT CHIEF EXECUTIVE MARTIN SORRELL LEAVES THE COMPANY- WSJ, CITING SOURCES.IF SORRELL DEPARTS, BOARD IS CONSIDERING TAPPING WPP VETERANS MARK READ AND ANDREW SCOTT TO BE CO-CEOS- WSJ, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

WPP Says Unit Acquires Majority Stake In Digital Consultancy ARBA In Hong Kong​
Monday, 18 Dec 2017 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - WPP Plc ::‍OGILVY & MATHER ACQUIRES A MAJORITY STAKE IN DIGITAL CONSULTANCY ARBA IN HONG KONG​.  Full Article

Bain Capital Completes Tender Offer Worth 87.05 Percent Of Japan's Asatsu-Dk Voting Rights - Filing
Thursday, 7 Dec 2017 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Asatsu-Dk Inc <9747.T>::BAIN CAPITAL COMPLETES TENDER OFFER WORTH 87.05 PERCENT OF JAPAN'S ASATSU-DK VOTING RIGHTS - FILING.  Full Article

Bain Capital says it agrees with WPP to buy Asatsu DK shares
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Asatsu-dk Inc <9747.T>:Bain Capital says it agrees with WPP to buy Asatsu DK shares.Bain Capital says it will extend TOB period until Dec. 6.Bain Capital says WPP agrees to buy ADK shares for 3,660 yen a share.Bain Capital says WPP will withdraw legal action against ADK if tender offer succeeds.  Full Article

WPP says it will not accept Bain's tender offer for ADK shares
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Wpp Plc :‍WPP owns 10.3 million ADK shares, representing 24.96 pct of issued share capital of ADK​.WPP PLC - ‍WPP does not intend to accept tender offer launched by Bain on 2 October 2017 as company believes Bain has "significantly undervalued ADK​".‍WPP would welcome opportunity to engage constructively with board of ADK if tender offer fails​.WPP - With approval of board and other shareowners company would also be prepared, as requested by some shareowners, to increase shareholding in ADK to 33 percent​.  Full Article

Asatsu-DK says receipt of notice of termination of capital and business alliance with WPP group
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Asatsu-DK Inc <9747.T>:Says it received a notice of termination of capital and business alliance with WPP plc and its group companies (WPP Group) on Nov. 1.  Full Article

WPP: asking Tokyo court to declare Asatsu-DK's termination of their business alliance agreement is invalid
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - WPP says::Asking court to declare that Asatsu-DK Inc's <<<9747.T>>> termination of their business alliance agreement is invalid.Asking court to declare that Asatsu-DK has no right to request or require WPP to sell its shares in Asatsu-DK.Seeking injunction in Tokyo District Court as well as arbitration by Japan Commercial Arbitration Association.  Full Article

WPP Health & Wellness invests in online community The Mighty in the US
Monday, 30 Oct 2017 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::‍HEALTH & WELLNESS INVESTS IN MIGHTY IN US​.  Full Article

WPP invests in U.S. digital content group Fatherly
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 27 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::WPP INVESTS IN US DIGITAL CONTENT COMPANY FATHERLY.‍ANNOUNCES THAT IT IS TAKING A MINORITY STAKE IN IR MEDIA VENTURES CORP ("FATHERLY")​.  Full Article

WPP responds to Asatsu-DK statement regarding tender offer for co's shares
Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Wpp Plc ::NOTED ADK’S “DELAYED FAQ REGARDING TENDER OFFER FOR THE SHARES OF THE COMPANY”‍​.WPP PLC - ‍WPP REITERATES THAT TENDER OFFER SIGNIFICANTLY UNDERVALUES ADK, AS OTHER SHAREHOLDERS HAVE SUBSEQUENTLY STATED BOTH PUBLICLY AND PRIVATELY​.WPP PLC - "‍ADK HAS IMPROPERLY ATTEMPTED TO TERMINATE ITS CO-OPERATION AND BUSINESS ALLIANCE AGREEMENT WITH WPP​".  Full Article

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Ford tells WPP it will take bids from other ad agencies

LONDON Ford Motor Company said on Saturday it will take bids on some of its advertising managed by WPP, adding to uncertainty around the British ad giant after last week's exit of founder Martin Sorrell.