The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.

909 Third Avenue,
New York, New York 10036
United States,
(212) 704-1200
www.interpublic.com

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is a provider of modern marketing solutions. IPG agencies create customized marketing programs for many of the world's largest companies through our comprehensive global services. The work our agencies produce helps clients build brands, increase sales of their products and services and gain market share.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 24 - - - - - 24
vol $2.2B $2.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
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Largest True North Communications, Inc.
$2.1B (2001-03-19)
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According to our data here at Mergr, The Interpublic Group of Companies has acquired 24 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

The Interpublic Group of Companies’ largest acquisition to date was in 2001, when it acquired True North Communications for $2.1B. The Interpublic Group of Companies has acquired in 8 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include marketing (75%) and media (9%).

When analyzing the marketing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 318 marketing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 5 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic marketing acquirer over the past 3 years is Dentsu Aegis Network, with 23 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the marketing sector over the past 3 years is The Stagwell Group LLC with 4 platform acquisitions.

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