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6th April 2022

Partnering with Private Equity: Insights and perspectives from Tony Hill  at Sideshow and Dominic Graham at Waterland Private Equity

In February of 2021, Sideshow, an independent digital group, partnered with Waterland Private Equity to support its ambitious growth plans to continue building a group of highly connected digital brands. One year on we caught up with Sideshow’s Tony Hill, Founder and CEO, and Dominic Graham, Investment Director at Waterland to discuss the journey to […]

Reports
28th February 2022

Marketing Services: Global M&A and Public Company Performance FY 2021

We are pleased to share with you the FY 2021 Marketing Services Sector Review, where we analyse global M&A activity and public market performance in the marketing services sector. The M&A market for Marketing Services remains dynamic with 2021 deal volume up by over 25% on 2020 levels at 756 versus 602 total deals respectively. […]

Reports
3rd November 2021

Marketing Services: Global M&A and Public Company Performance Q3 2021

We are pleased to share with you the Q3 2021 Marketing Services Sector Review, where we analyse global M&A activity and public market performance in the marketing services sector. The M&A market for Marketing Services remains buoyant and dynamic with Q1-Q3 2021 deal volume up by 30% on the comparative period at 569 and 441 […]

Reports
21st July 2021

Marketing Services: Global M&A and Public Company Performance H1 2021

We are pleased to share with you the H1 2021 Marketing Services Sector Review, where we analyse global M&A activity and public market performance in the marketing services sector. We continue to see very good levels of deal activity in the Marketing Services sector with H1 2021 deal volume up by 22% on H1 2020 […]

Reports
5th February 2021

Marketing Services: Global M&A and Public Company Performance FY 2020

Covid certainly had a sudden and material impact on M&A in the sector. After a strong Q1 where deal activity was ahead of 2019, deal volumes halved in Q2 2020. We did however see a positive resurgence in Q3 and Q4, with deal volumes back up to about 70% of 2019 levels. Despite deal volumes […]

Reports
9th January 2020

Marketing M&A and Fundraising: FY 2019

Marketing sector M&A and fundraising activity: 2019, saw a significant increase in M&A deal activity involving content production companies, more than doubling from 35 acquisitions globally in 2018 to 82 in 2019. In the last weeks of 2019 alone, Blackstone invested £100m for a minority stake in content development house HH Global and Tech Mahindra […]

Insights
18th November 2019

Agency Acceleration Day, APAC: Many reasons to be optimistic

We were delighted to have partnered with The Drum for this year’s Agency Acceleration Day APAC in Singapore. Our North Asia Partner Chris Beaumont, shares his key insights, on the scaling challenges for businesses in APAC, what makes agencies in the region attractive, and key industry trends in APAC. Globally, agency networks are in a […]

Insights
30th September 2019

When the consultants met the creatives – Accenture, Droga5 and the agency of the future

Campaign US Breakfast Briefing Results International Partner Maurice Watkins speaks at Campaign’s latest Breakfast Briefing, When the consultants met the creatives – Accenture, Droga5 and the agency of the future, held in New York on M&A disruption in marketing services and on the panel discussion: What’s next for industry trends and M&A. Video Highlights Overview […]

Insights
19th February 2019

Marketing M&A highlights: a record number of acquisitions and unprecedented transformation

Marketing M&A highlights: A look back at 2018 Technology, changing consumer behaviour and disruptive new business models are forcing unprecedented levels of transformation across the marketing M&A landscape, and a number of new buyers have entered the space. The Results International infographic is produced every quarter by our team of marketing sector specialists who have […]

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