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2011-08-11 08:21:00

DALLAS, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Dallas, an integrated marketing communications agency, hires Wes Beyrent in the new position of vice president and director of creative technology. Beyrent reports to Sally Kennedy, CEO, Publicis Dallas. He joins directly from Tribal DDB/Dallas, where he was director of creative technology and user experience. During his 12-year career, Beyrent has led digital initiatives and created robust websites and programs for a number of clients...

2011-08-03 09:39:00

PARIS, August 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first half-year financial report for 2011 was filed with the French Financial Markets Authority (Autorite des Marches Financiers) on August 3, 2011. It is available free of charge, in line with legal requirements, and can be downloaded from the Company's website http://www.publicisgroupe.com [C:\Users\spittea\AppData\Communiqu%C3%A9s 2009\Communiqu%C3%A9s 2008\Communiqu%C3%A9s...

2011-07-18 01:00:00

PARIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577] today announced that it has acquired an equity stake in Big Fuel, the New York-based social media agency. According to the terms of the agreement, Publicis Groupe immediately acquires 51% of the new agency, and has the possibility of increasing its participation to 100% from 2014. Big Fuel will be aligned under the VivaKi organization and serve as a strategic social media "center" for the VivaKi...

2011-07-11 05:00:00

PARIS, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe will publish its 2011 First-Half year results on Thursday, July 21st before the market opens. * * * About Publicis Groupe: Publicis Groupe [listed on the Euronext Paris Exchange - FR0000130577 - and part of the CAC 40 index] is the world's third largest communications group. With activities spanning 104 countries, Publicis Groupe employs approximately 50,000...

2011-07-05 01:00:00

PARIS, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe (Euronext Paris: FR0000130577) announced today the closing of its acquisition of Rosetta. The transaction was subject to customary closing conditions, including clearance under the HSR act. Publicis Groupe acquired Rosetta for US$575 million in cash paid out of Publicis Groupe's cash reserves. Under the terms of the agreement, Rosetta's manager-shareholders may also receive a potential deferred payment in 2014 based on...

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