WPP has acquired 80 companies, including 16 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 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 (47%) and media (21%).
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M&A Total Activity83
- M&A Buy Activity79
- M&A Sell Activity4
- Total Sectors Invested 8
- Total Countries Invested 26
- M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13