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WPP

WPP
1971 FOUNDED
PUBLIC STATUS
>100K EMPLOYEES
WPP STOCK SYMBOL
163 INVESTMENTS
$12.05 SHARE PRICE (As of Friday Closing)
Description

Headquartered in the U.K., WPP is the world's largest ad holding company, based on annual revenues. WPP's services, which include traditional and digital advertising, public relations, and consulting, are provided worldwide, with over 70% of its revenue coming from more developed regions such as the North America, U.K., and Western Europe.

Website
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Services
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Consulting Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
LON
Primary Office
  • 27 Farm Street
  • London W1J 5RJ
  • England, United Kingdom

+44 020 0000 0000
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WPP Stock Performance

52 wk Range Market Cap Prev. Close EPS Average Volume Shares
$10.21 - $17.26 $15.2B $11.99 $1.14 4.37M 1.26B

WPP Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM
31-Dec-2018
FY 2018
31-Dec-2018
FY 2017
31-Dec-2017
FY 2016
31-Dec-2016
Enterprise Value 20,153,484 20,247,222 28,529,372 33,892,502
Revenue 20,805,142 20,805,142 20,348,930 20,113,624
EBITDA 2,774,792 2,774,792 3,549,558 3,376,702
Net Income 1,417,332 1,417,332 2,338,990 1,891,618
Total Assets 42,974,952 42,974,952 45,492,115 42,650,586
Total Debt 8,450,792 8,450,792 9,290,241 8,102,899
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WPP Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
EBITDA
Debt Status

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WPP Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
The Interpublic Group of Companies Corporation New York, NY 00000 00000000
0000000 00000 Corporation New York, NY 00000 00000000000
00000000 000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Paris, France 00000 00000000000
000000 Corporation Tokyo, Japan 00000
000 00000000 Corporation New York, NY 0000 00000 000000000 00000
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WPP Investments & Acquisitions (163)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 000000 00000 27-Sep-2018 000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
0000&0 26-Sep-2018 00000000 00000000
00000000, 0000000 10-Jan-2018 000000000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 0000
000000 00000 11-Sep-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Broadcasting, Radio and Television
Design Bridge 23-Aug-2017 Merger/Acquisition Other Commercial Services 00000 000000
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WPP Exits (21)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 00000 11-Sep-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 7 buyers
000 (00000 0000000 21-Jun-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 9 buyers
00000000 (00000000 01-Aug-2015 00 000000000000000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
000000000 19-Jun-2014 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Media Rights Capital 13-Feb-2013 PE Growth/Expansion 00000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
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WPP Subsidiaries (63)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
DR.LINK Communication Software Shanghai, China 2015
00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Hamburg, Germany 0000
000 0000000 Other Commercial Services London, United Kingdom 0000
000 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Portland, OR 0000
000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Sao Paulo, Brazil 0000
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WPP Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

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WPP Executive Team (59)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Mark Read Chief Executive Officer & Co-Chief Operating Officer
CVL Srinivas Country Manager, WPP India & Chief Executive Officer of GroupM, South Asia.
David Mayo Chief Executive Officer, Bates CHI & Partners
Barry Jones Chief Executive Officer, Hogarth Worldwide
Simon Bolton Group Chief Executive Officer of The Brand Union

21 Former Executives

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WPP Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
00000 000 Self Board Member 000 0000
0000000 0000000 00.0 Self Non-Executive Director 000 0000
0000 0000 Self Non-Executive director 000 0000
0000 00000 WPP Chairman, Healthcare and Specialist Communications 000 0000
0000 0000000000 WPP Finance Director and Board Member 000 0000

1 Former Board Member

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