Publicis Groupe SA

133 Avenue des Champs Elysees,
Paris, 75008
33 1 44 43 70 00

Publicis Groupe S.A. is a global advertising and communications firm. Publicis operates in approximately 200 cities located in 104 countries, on five continents. Its primary markets are the U.S., Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 11 3 3 - 1 2 20
vol $1.2B $3.8B $5.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

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According to our data here at Mergr, Publicis Groupe SA has acquired 20 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years.

Publicis Groupe SA’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Sapient for $3.7B. Publicis Groupe SA has acquired in 8 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include marketing (45%) and media (30%).

When analyzing the marketing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 376 marketing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 15 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic marketing acquirer over the past 3 years is Dentsu Aegis Network, with 32 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the marketing sector over the past 3 years is The Stagwell Group LLC with 6 platform acquisitions.

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