Summary of the First Half of FY2014 and Management Strategy

Evolution and expansion of the digital domain

  • Finally, EMEA.
  • EMEA is the region where Dentsu Aegis Network has the strongest business infrastructure.
  • EMEA overall reversed last year’s negative growth trend to achieve 8.6% organic growth in the first half of 2014.
  • Performance in the U.K. and Russia was steady, and business in the Middle East as well as all of Africa grew very strongly.
  • In the second half of the year, organic growth in the July-September period was 10.8%. We are seeing positive momentum in some countries in Europe, such as Nordic and Italy.
  • On the other hand, there is increasing uncertainty in Eastern Europe and Russia, including continuing tension in Ukraine.
  • We have already put in place cost control and other internal measures, but will continue to watch these situations carefully.
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