Current Status & Outlook for the Dentsu Group

Growth opportunities in the International businesses

  • Dentsu Aegis Network continues to accelerate its strategy through acquisitions, motivated by growing scale, geographic and capability in-fill and innovation with a focus on digital capability including data and CRM, brand commerce, customer experience, performance marketing and social & mobile.
  • There were 14 deals signed in H1 FY2017, 11 of these in Q2 FY2017, taking the total number of deals signed since 2014 to reach 117.
  • Not only the numbers of deals, we are achieving remarkable Return of Investment of 13% over the 10 years, which makes M&A a driver for the growth of the Group.
  • Acquisitions from previous years continue to drive business performance, bring strong leadership and pioneering skills into the Group, proving strong investments for the business by performing well after integration.
  • Taking an example, in APAC, some powerful companies were acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network between 2012 – 2016 and combined to establish Isobar in China.
  • The Isobar China proposition has been transformed to a full service digital and brand commerce agency providing world class service offering, with revenues growing almost four times over the last five years.
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