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Mad men get even

3 October 2017 By Quentin Webb

The U.S. buyout firm wants to buy Japan’s third-largest ad agency for $1.3 bln.  That would let Asatsu-DK escape a disappointing tie-up with major shareholder WPP. The UK giant may not like it, but WPP has little room to extract a better price and may have to sell eventually.

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