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4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  London Stock Exchange  >  WPP 2012 Ltd       JE00B3DMTY01

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Business Summary
Logo WPP 2012 Ltd
Provides communications services on a national, multinational and global basis

WPP Plc engages in the provision of communications services.

It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, UK, Western Continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa & Middle East and Central & Eastern Europe.

It also operates through the following business segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations and Public Affairs; Branding and Identity; Direct, Promotion and Relationship Marketing; Healthcare, and Specialist Communications; and Wire and Plastic Products Plc (WPP) Digital.

The Advertising and Media Investment Management segment provides advertising; above and below-the-line media planning and buying; and specialist sponsorship and branded entertainment services.

The Data Investment Management segment includes TNS, Millward Brown, The Futures Company, and other specialists in brand, consumer, media, and marketplace insight.

The Public Relations and Public Affairs segment comprises of corporate, consumer, financial, and brand-building services from public relations and lobbying firms such as Burson-Marsteller, Cohn & Wolfe, H+K Strategies, Ogilvy Public Relations, and Finsbury.

The Branding and Identity, Healthcare, and Specialist Communications segment covers consumer, corporate, and employee branding and design services; covering identity; packaging; literature; events; training; architecture; healthcare marketing solutions; custom media and multicultural marketing; event, sports, youth, and entertainment marketing; corporate and business-to-business; and media, technology, and production services.

The Direct, Promotion and Relationship Marketing segment involves in general and specialist customer, channel, direct, field, retail, promotional and point-of-sale services.

The WPP Digital segment is a clients access to a portfolio of digital experts.

The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Martin Sorrell711985Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Roberto Quarta672015Chairman
Paul W. G. Richardson581992Executive Director & Group Finance Director
Rui Gang Li462010Non-Executive Director
Timothy P. Shriver, PhD562007Independent Non-Executive Director
Solomon D. Trujillo PhD, MBA652010Independent Non-Executive Director
Jacques Aigrain, PhD612013Independent Non-Executive Director
Hugo Shong592013Independent Non-Executive Director
Sally Susman542013Non-Executive Director
Daniela Riccardi562013Non-Executive Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 1,325,071,794 1,246,738,391 94.1% 44,243,753 3.3% 94.1%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 67,316,992 5.26%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. 35,437,824 2.77%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 32,198,313 2.52%
Norges Bank Investment Management 25,903,714 2.03%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd. 21,983,952 1.72%
Martin Sorrell 21,021,365 1.64%
Invesco Advisers, Inc. 17,957,980 1.40%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 16,689,643 1.30%
Nordea Investment Management AB (Denmark) 14,593,259 1.14%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd. 13,616,510 1.06%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
COMSCORE, Inc. (SCOR) 11,289,36419.9%325,020,790 USD
WPP Aunz Ltd (WPP) 524,042,12361.5%324,995,203 USD
Asatsu-DK Inc (9747) 10,331,00024.5%286,576,258 USD
Syzygy AG (SYZ) 6,475,84650.5%89,551,625 USD
High Co. (HCO) 7,651,63234.1%52,171,582 USD
oOh!Media Ltd (OML) 12,939,3857.90%42,043,426 USD
WPP-Scangroup Ltd (SCAN) 189,811,41650.1%34,707,017 USD
G II R Inc (035000) 4,961,93930.0%34,170,939 USD
PRAP Japan, Inc. 935,00020.0%8,942,050 USD
OptimizeRx Corporation 6,011,10620.3%5,770,662 USD
Sector
Consumer Cyclical
Cyclical Consumer Services
 Media & Publishing
  Advertising & Marketing
   Advertising & Marketing - NEC
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Sector Advertising & Marketing - NEC
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
WPP 2012 LTD27 188
WPP PLC6.21%27 188
OMNICOM GROUP INC.14.12%20 366
NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC-9.72%15 037
PUBLICIS GROUPE-1.84%14 501
INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF C..3.39%9 520
JCDECAUX-30.86%5 456
HAKUHODO DY HOLDINGS I..1.31%4 507
HAVAS-3.31%3 350
CYBERAGENT, INC.6.37%2 973
CARSALES.COM LTD-11.04%1 837
CHEIL WORLDWIDE INC--.--%1 474
SIMEI MEDIA CO LTD--.--%1 328
IPSOS28.79%1 275
GFK AG-3.27%1 170
SPEARHEAD INTEGRATED M..--.--%1 097
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDEINC--.--%1 020
WPP AUNZ LTD0.00%603
OOH!MEDIA LTD-7.42%536
XO GROUP INC13.01%480
SEPTENI HOLDINGS CO., ..-37.16%418
Sector Advertising & Marketing - NEC
WPP 2012 Ltd : Connections
WPP Plc
27 Farm Street
London, Greater London W1J 5RJ

Phone : +44.20.7408.2204
Fax : +44.20.7493.6819
Web : www.wpp.com
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