WPP has acquired 79 companies, including 22 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.
WPP’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Taylor Nelson Sofres for $2.5B. WPP has acquired in 11 different US states, and 26 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include marketing (48%) and media (21%).
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M&A Total Activity81
- M&A Buy Activity78
- M&A Sell Activity3
- Total Sectors Invested 8
- Total Countries Invested 26
- M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12