Digital Marketing


Second round of fundraising for PHG

Marketing technology business Performance Horizon Group has secured a second round of fundraising, with growth capital coming from investors including Greycroft Partners and DN Capital.


Digital deal for red-top publisher

Trinity Mirror, which publishes British newspaper titles including the Daily Mirror and People, has purchased Communicator Corp as it looks to build its digital marketing business.


Digital agency RT Media acquires duo

Dorset-based strategic branding and digital agency RT Media has completed the acquisition of two Bournemouth-based companies.


WPP adds Rockfish to Digital division

Global media communications business WPP has made a US purchase with a deal for Rockfish through its investment arm WPP Digital.


InternetQ makes Asian acquisition

AIM-listed InternetQ, which provides mobile marketing and digital entertainment services, has acquired Singapore-based i-POP Networks PTE.


Beringea exits Steak after global expansion

VCT fund manager Beringea has sold its equity interest in digital marketing agency Steak Media after a five-year investment that included the expansion of the business internationally.


Mobile Interactive eyes Europe with Golden Bytes

Mobile and digital communications business Mobile Interactive Group has bought Dutch-based Golden Bytes International in a strategic acquisition to enter the continental European market.


Fuse 8 buys Delete Digital Marketing

Marketing agency Fuse 8 has acquired London-based Delete Digital Marketing for around £400,000.

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What I’m reading now – Understanding Digital Marketing

Understanding Digital Marketing, by Damian Ryan and Calvin Jones, reviewed by Tim Bourne, CEO, Exposure.


Hedley Aylott on founding digital marketing company Summit Media

BAFTA-winning Hedley Aylott trained as a composer in Manchester and, while working with felons, released the first-ever record from a British prison in 1995. In 2000, he co-founded digital marketing company Summit Media


Google opens up trademark bidding

Search engine Google has raised the prospect of bidding wars for trademarked keywords as it relaxes its AdWords policy.


WPP expands into digital

WPP, one of the world’s largest communication services groups, has bought a majority stake in Adventures s.r.o, an online marketing agency based in Prague.