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Fri, Aug 9 2019

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New contract wins help WPP to improved second-quarter trading

LONDON New client wins including Instagram and eBay helped WPP report better-than-expected trading in the second quarter, giving a lift both to its shares and the boss of the world's biggest advertising company. | Video

UPDATE 3-New contract wins help WPP to improved second-quarter trading

* Shares jump 10% in early trade (Adds analyst comment, background, updates shares)

Renewed trade jitters hit FTSE 100; WPP outperforms

Aug 9 London's FTSE 100 slipped on Friday after a report that the United States was delaying a decision on letting its companies do business with Huawei, casting a shadow over global markets, though WPP soared after a quarterly update.

WPP posts better than expected second quarter performance

LONDON, Aug 9 WPP reported a better-than-expected organic sales performance in the second quarter as its new strategy under boss Mark Read helped the world's biggest advertising group to win new business and retain clients.

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain

WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild.

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain

WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild.

UPDATE 3-Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 bln selling Kantar stake to Bain

July 12 WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild.

WPP to sell 60% of Kantar to Bain Capital

July 12 WPP said on Friday U.S.-based private equity firm Bain Capital would buy a 60% stake in Kantar, valuing the data analytics unit at about $4 billion in the proposed deal. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital

WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth.

UPDATE 3-WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital

* Bain Capital's proposal is subject to negotiation - WPP (Adds context on PE deals)

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