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Baidu is already profiting from AI

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28th April 2017

The headline from this news item in the Drum on 2 May (‘Baidu Q1 profit and income drop as it transitions to AI-first company’) sounds broadly like bad news, but the detail tells a different story. Q1 profits down by a...

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Waypoint Predictor 2017 & The Drum Network – Part 2

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12th December 2016

Published by Richard Draycott, managing director, The Drum Network, 21st December 2016: www.thedrum.com/news/2016/12/21/waypoint-predictor-what-does-2017-hold-online-pr-media-cro-integrated-communications Waypoint Predictor, in collaboration with The Drum: what does 2017 hold for online PR, media, CRO, integrated communications, DM and mobile? Earlier this week The Drum...

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Rob Blencowe joins Waypoint Partners

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30th November 2016

Waypoint Partners are pleased to announce that Rob Blencowe will be joining the team as an Associate. Rob joins from KPMG Consulting, where he served as an Assistant Manager within the Technology team. A qualified accountant, with a first...

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Who replaces Sorrell? WPP should get real about succession

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23rd November 2016

The advertising and marketing giant WPP put out its Q1 results late last week, and they were solid enough. Revenues were up 3.6 per cent and net like-for-like sales were up 0.8 per cent. It was business as usual...

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Zensar Technologies acquires Foolproof Ltd

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2nd November 2016

Zensar Technologies has acquired Foolproof Ltd, Europe’s leading experience design agency, headquartered in London with offices in Norwich and Singapore. Our partner, Miles Welch, acted as initial advisor to Foolproof, building value and preparing the business for sale.

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Waypoint Partners advises on the sale of Signal Noise

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22nd October 2016

Waypoint Partners is pleased to announce that it has advised on the sale of London-based data design studio, Signal Noise, to The Economist Group. Founded in 2010 by Matthew Falla, Christian Thümer and Hem Patel, Signal Noise creates data...

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TCC Global acquires Summit

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15th September 2016

TCC Global, a leading global retail marketing company, has acquired online retailing specialist Summit. Our partner, Miles Welch, advised Summit for a number of years on their growth strategy and building value towards exit.

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Waypoint Partners advises Stickyeyes

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8th September 2016

IPG Mediabrands has acquired Stickyeyes, a Leeds based creative search and content marketing agency for a reported £20m. Our partner, Miles Welch, acted as an advisor to Stickyeyes over a number of years, on building value and preparing for...

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Lead advisor – CI Group acquires Roundtable

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5th September 2016

Waypoint was lead advisor to CI Group on the acquisition of Roundtable. CI Group has acquired brand marketing agency Roundtable, and announces Peter Thompson, founder and CEO of Roundtable, as Group chairman of CI Group.  CI Group now consists...

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