UK Sinha, Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India or Sebi, said firms can be creative in their advertisements to attract investors to their IPOs but they must contain all required disclosures.
Italian spin-off AdEspresso raised $500,000 in seed funding from institutional and angel investors, for its Facebook ad optimization service for small and medium businesses (SMBs).
London-based global advertising firm DraftFCB has acquired independent creative agency Inferno in a takeover transaction that could give the agency a market valuation of £20 million.
New York-based mobile location-based social network Foursquare has just raised $35 million in a financing round for its new platform for real-time ads, according to the company's Chief Executive Officer.
San Francisco-based advertising technology company Delivery Agent Inc has picked Credit Suisse Group AG and Deutsche Bank AG to lead its planned initial public offering (IPO) in 2014.
PaeDae founder and chief executive officer Rob Emrich explained to TechCrunch that it launched a debt-and-equity round instead to be able to obtain a sizeable amount of capital while being able to retain its position as an early acquisition target.
ValueClick, Inc. today announced that it has agreed to sell 100 percent of its Owned and Operated Websites (O&O) segment to IAC.
Britain's Barclays PLC, Japan's Nomura and the Royal Bank of Canada are leading the loan financing for Hellman & Friedman LLC's buyout of Scout24. The classified advertising business will be bought for EUR700 million in debt funding.
US-based mobile analytics and advertising company Flurry has secured USD12.5 million in new funding from undisclosed investors, bringing in a total funding of USD62.5 million to date.
Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc were hired by The Rubicon Project Inc to lead its IPO next year.
Months after receiving a USD1 million in seed investment, Israeli startup Carambola Media raised USD4 million in a Pitango Venture Capital-led Series A funding round.
Australia-based news firm APN News & Media has agreed to exit from its remaining stake in outdoor advertising company APN outdoor for USD69 million, prompting a 5% increase in its shares.
UK-based advertising firm M&C Saatchi divested a controlling stake of 75.1% in Walker Media for GBP36 million. M&C Saatchi sold its holding to French multinational advertising and public relations company Publicis.
US retailers will spend more on digital advertising this year. According to an eMarketer report, retailers will increase their budgets by 15.7% to USD 9.50 billion for ads on the mobile space.
Zanox, a performance advertising network has purchased Hamburg, Germany-based performance display provider Metrigo for an undisclosed sum. Originally, Metrigo was a portfolio company of Berlin-based company builder Project A Ventures.
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