LONDON--WPP PLC (WPP.LN), an advertising and marketing group, said Monday that JWT, its wholly-owned advertising agency network, acquired a majority equity stake in Activeark Oy, a full service digital agency in Finland.
-Activeark, founded 2003, is based in Helsinki with operations in the U.K. and India.
-Employs more than 80 people.
-JWT Finland and Activeark will combine their businesses and partner in Finland
-Activeark gross revenues for year ended Dec. 31 EUR8.1 million; gross assets EUR3.4 million.
-Shares at 1025 GMT down five pence, or 0.6%, at 793 pence valuing the company at GBP10 billion.
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