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Publicis Groupe SA (PUBP.PA)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Publicis CFO Says 2019 Operating Margin Rate Improvement To Be In Lower Range Of Guidance
Thursday, 18 Jul 2019 

July 18 (Reuters) - Publicis Groupe SA ::PUBLICIS CFO SAYS GROUP 2019 OPERATING MARGIN RATE IMPROVEMENT TO BE IN THE LOWER RANGE OF GUIDANCE.PUBLICIS FORECASTS OPERATING MARGIN RATE TO IMPROVE BETWEEN 30 AND 50 BASIS POINTS IN 2019, INCLUDING EPSILON.  Full Article

Publicis Groupe Signs Lease For Renewal And Expansion Of Offices At 375 Hudson
Tuesday, 9 Jul 2019 

July 9 (Reuters) - Publicis Groupe SA ::GROUPE SIGNS LEASE FOR RENEWAL AND EXPANSION OF OFFICES AT 375 HUDSON.SIGNS 20-YEAR LEASE.PUBLICIS' EXISTING LEASE EXPIRES IN EARLY 2023.EXPANSION SPACE TERM WILL COMMENCE IN AUGUST 2019.  Full Article

Publicis Groupe finalises previously-announced acquisition of Epsilon
Tuesday, 2 Jul 2019 

July 2 (Reuters) - Publicis Groupe SA ::* Publicis Groupe finalizes the acquisition of Epsilon.* Publicis announced $4.4 billion takeover of Epsilon in April nL5N21W0AE.* Transaction is positive for shareholders, with an accretion of 12.5% on Headline EPS and 18.3% for Free Cash Flow, excluding any transaction-related synergies. .  Full Article

Publicis hopes for return to positive growth in Q2
Monday, 15 Apr 2019 

April 15 (Reuters) - Publicis ::COMPANY BOSS SADOUN SAYS ALL ITS INDICATORS MAKES IT THINK IT SHOULD RETURN TO POSITIVE GROWTH IN Q2.  Full Article

Alliance Data Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Sell Its Epsilon Business To Publicis Groupe For $4.4 Bln
Sunday, 14 Apr 2019 

April 14 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::ALLIANCE DATA ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO SELL ITS EPSILON® BUSINESS TO PUBLICIS GROUPE FOR $4.4 BILLION.ALLIANCE DATA ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO SELL ITS EPSILON® BUSINESS TO PUBLICIS GROUPE FOR $4.4 BILLION.DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT REACHED BASED ON VALUATION, CERTAINTY AND SPEED OF CLOSE, AND ALL-CASH TRANSACTION.EXPECTED NET PROCEEDS OF $3.5 BILLION TO BE USED FOR SHARE REPURCHASES AND DEBT PAY-DOWN.FULL YEAR RUN-RATE EARNINGS ON A PRO FORMA BASIS IS ACCRETIVE TO $22 CORE EPS GUIDANCE.SAYS TRANSACTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED BY ALLIANCE DATA'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE IN EARLY Q3 2019.ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS -ON A FULL-YEAR RUN-RATE BASIS, TRANSACTION WILL BE ACCRETIVE TO CORE EPS GUIDANCE OF $22 AND HIGHLY ACCRETIVE ON A GAAP BASIS.  Full Article

Publicis Confirms It Is Studying Potential Acquisition Of Epsilon
Monday, 1 Apr 2019 

April 1 (Reuters) - PUBLICIS GROUPE SA ::CONFIRMS THAT IT IS STUDYING POTENTIAL ACQUISITION OF EPSILON.GROUP CANNOT GIVE ANY INDICATION ON WHETHER A TRANSACTION WOULD MATERIALIZE OR NOT.CANNOT GIVE ANY INDICATION, SHOULD GROUP DECIDE TO MAKE AN OFFER, WHICH TERMS AND CONDITIONS WILL APPLY.  Full Article

Alliance Data Systems's Epsilon Marketing Unit Attracts Bids From Publicis And Joint Offer From Advent,Goldman Sachs - Bloomberg, Citing Sources
Friday, 29 Mar 2019 

March 29 (Reuters) - :ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS'S EPSILON MARKETING UNIT HAS ATTRACTED BIDS FROM PUBLICIS AND A JOINT OFFER FROM ADVENT,GOLDMAN SACHS - BLOOMBERG, CITING SOURCES.ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS'S EPSILON MARKETING UNIT COULD FETCH VALUE OF ABOUT $5 BILLION - BLOOMBERG, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Publicis Groupe Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations With Ycor For Sale Of Proximedia
Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Publicis Groupe SA ::PUBLICIS GROUPE ENTERS INTO EXCLUSIVE NEGOTIATIONS WITH YCOR FOR SALE OF PROXIMEDIA.  Full Article

Publicis Completes Acquisition Of Soft Computing
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - PUBLICIS ::GROUPE COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF SOFT COMPUTING.MULTI MARKET SERVICES FRANCE HOLDINGS WILL NOW FILE FOR A SIMPLIFIED COMPULSORY BUYOUT OF ALL OUTSTANDING SHARES AT A PRICE OF 25 EURO PER SHARE.  Full Article

French group Publicis to buy data marketing firm Soft Computing
Thursday, 20 Dec 2018 

PARIS, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Publicis /Soft Computing ::* Publicis announces intention to acquire Soft Computing.* To buy around 83 pct of Soft Computing's share capital.* Offering 25 euros per share, representing premium of 66.66% to Soft Computing's closing price on December 19.* Publicis says deal would make it the data marketing leader in France.* Offer would value whole of Soft Computing at around 50 mln euros .  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Fed signals buoy European shares, AB InBev jumps

July 19 Shares in Europe rose across the board on Friday as comments from a Federal Reserve official cemented the case for a U.S. interest rate cut this month, with brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev leading blue chip gains after moves to reduce its debt burden.