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Omnicom and Publicis cancel merger

The Omnicom and Publicis merger, which was agreed upon last year, has been canceled. The merger would have created the largest advertising company in the world - Publicis Omnicom Group. In 2013 the two companies agreed to a merger,…

Apple may acquire Beats Electronics

Apple Inc. may soon acquire Beats Electronics - one of the leading producers of headphones - in a deal which could be valued at as much as $3.2 billion USD, according to various reports by the media. If the deal goes ahead it will be the…

Barclays First Quarter profits fell 5%

Barclays first quarter profits fell 5% to £1.69 billion after a 28% decline in investment bank income. The UK’s third largest bank had warned that its Q1 2014 profits would be lower than in Q1 2013. Barclays’ division at the investment…