Paris, 23 October 2013. In the third quarter of 2013, Ipsos generated organic growth of 1.8%, which represents the company's best performance on this measure since the fourth quarter of 2011. Third-quarter revenues totalled 418.6 million euros, down 5% year-on-year. This decline resulted from a 6.8% negative currency and scope effect, partly offset by organic growth.
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2012 revenues: 1,789 million euros
Operating margin: 10%
Paris, 27 February 2013. Full-year 2012 revenues totalled 1,789 million euros, the same amount as the 2011 pro forma figure for Ipsos and Synovate together.
In the fourth quarter alone, revenues declined 1% compared to the same period in 2011 at constant scope, exchange rates and accounting methods. The performance in the emerging countries was stronger, with organic growth of 5.9%.
Paris, 24 January 2013 – At a meeting of Ipsos’ Board of Directors on 10 January 2013, the Board approved the appointment of Mary Dupont-Madinier as a Director of the Company. She replaces Wladimir Mollof, who has resigned, for the remainder of his mandate, that is up to the General Meeting of Shareholders held to approve accounts for the financial year to 31 December 2015.
Revenues for the first nine months of 2012: 1,277.5 million euros
Revenue growth of over 50%
Paris, 24 October 2012. In the nine months ended 30 September 2012, Ipsos generated revenues of 1,277.5 million euros, up 51% on the first nine months of 2011. At constant exchange rates, revenues were up 45.1%.
Paris, 7 September 2012. Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Co-Presidents of Ipsos,
announce major changes in the Group’s top management:Yannick Carriou is appointed Chief Executive of Ipsos MediaCT replacing Richard Silman, who is appointed Head of Corporate and Social Responsibility programs across Ipsos.Dominique Lévy-Saragossi, who was previously Managing Director of Ipsos Marketing (France), succeeds Yannick Carriou as Country Manager of Ipsos France.
Paris, 16 December 2011. Ipsos Co-Presidents are delighted to announce today that Ipsos has signed an agreement to acquire Consumer Behavior & Insight (CBI), one of the largest local research companies in Vietnam. Combining with Synovate Vietnam to become Ipsos Vietnam, the company will be managed by Nguyen Minh Tan, the founder of CBI.
Ipsos also announces the creation of a full service research agency in Pakistan.
Paris, 27 July 2011. Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Ipsos Co-Presidents, are delighted to announce today that Ipsos has entered into an agreement with the Board of Directors of Aegis Group plc (”Aegis”) to acquire 100% of Synovate, excluding Aztec, for an enterprise value of £525 million (€595 million).
Paris, 6 june 2011. Jean-Marc Lech et Didier Truchot
At its meeting held in Paris this morning, June 6th, the Board of Ipsos decided to approve the steps taken by the company’s management to open discussions with the Board of Aegis to gauge the circumstances in which Aegis might sell Synovate – the market research arm of Aegis – to Ipsos.
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Co-Presidents, announce today that Ipsos has signed an agreement to acquire Market Research Bureau of Ireland Limited (MRBI), Ireland’s leading polling and research company. Should the European Competition Authority approve it, Ipsos will acquire 100% of the share capital of the company from WPP.
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Co-Presidents of Ipsos, announce today the adhesion of Ipsos to the United Nations Global Compact initiative. This membership which was approved by the Ipsos Board of Directors on December 17th, 2008, is part of the programme "Taking Responsibility" aiming at developing Ipsos initiatives in Corporate and Social Responsibility.
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Co-Presidents of Ipsos, announce today the adhesion of Ipsos to the United Nations Global Compact initiative.
This membership which was approved by the Ipsos Board of Directors on December 17th, 2008, is part of the programme "Taking Responsibility" aiming at developing Ipsos initiatives in Corporate and Social Responsibility.
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Co-Presidents of Ipsos, announce today the acquisition of Alfacom, the leading company in Brazil specialising in Quality Research and Customer Relationship Management in the automotive sector. Alfacom is servicing almost all the car manufacturers active in Brazil and through Latin America.
The survey-based research market expanded impressively during 2007. It was worth around $27 billion, up 6% excluding currency effects. The highlight of the year was the ramp-up of developing countries, which now account for around 17% of the global market and are set to exceed 20% within two years.
Ipsos already derives one quarter of its revenue from these markets. These trends provide further evidence that the 21st century will not mirror the 20th century.
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Co-Presidents of Ipsos, announce today the acquisition of two companies:
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Co-Presidents of Ipsos, announce today the acquisition of a majority stake in Markinor, the leading independent market research company in South Africa. Ipsos will acquire 70% of the share capital of the company with an option to acquire the remaining shares in the future.
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Co-Presidents of Ipsos, announce today the acquisition of Eureka , an Australian company highly specialised in Public Opinion and Social research and in Customer Relationship Management research. This acquisition – the 5th Ipsos has made in this country – will strengthen the Ipsos presence in Australia in all the above specialisations.
Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, Ipsos co-presidents, are pleased to announce that Ipsos has entered into an agreement to acquire KMG Research, the N°2 market research company in Turkey. According to this agreement, Ipsos is acquiring 51% of the share capital of the company with an option to acquire the remaining shares in the future.
Ipsos has recently opened two new offices, one in Egypt in the capital city of Cairo, and one in Baghdad, Iraq. Thanks to these two operations made through acquisitions, Ipsos completes its geographical coverage through the Middle East and North Africa region, where it now ranks among the major operators.
Didier Truchot and Jean-Marc Lech, Ipsos Co-presidents, are pleased to announce that Ipsos has signed a letter of intent to acquire a minority stake in the capital of the Tambor Group, the 3rd largest survey-based research company in the Czech and Slovak markets. The agreement will allow Ipsos to increase its shareholding to 66% in 2009.
Ipsos posted first-half 2005 revenues of €321.8 million, up 12.5% compared to first-half 2004. Negative currency effects depressed revenue growth by 1.4%, while newly-acquired companies had a positive impact of 6.1%. Organic growth amounted to a highly satisfactory 7.8%, significantly outperforming the market and Ipsos’ main rivals.
Ipsos posted first quarter 2005 revenues of €143.5 million, up 12.9% compared with first-quarter 2004. At constant scope and exchange rates, first quarter revenues rose by 8.2%. Currency effects had a negative impact revenues by 1.6%, while changes to the scope of consolidation had a positive impact of 6.3%
Ipsos Co-Chairmen Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot today announced the acquisition of two marketing research companies in North America: Montreal-based Descarie & Complices, a firm specializing in advertising and market research in Quebec's francophone sector, and Shifrin Research Inc., a New York-based marketing research company.
Ipsos’ Earns Inside Research’s Top Ranking for Third Consecutive Year.
For the third year in a row, Ipsos has been cited as the fastest growing market research
firm in the U.S., according to the 12th annual industry rankings report by the influential newsletter, Inside Research. The
company's U.S. revenues grew by 477% between 1998 and 2003, compared with the industry average of 50.6%, the
newsletter reported in its July edition.
Ipsos posted first-quarter 2004 revenues of €127.1 million, up 7.2% compared with the same period of last year. At comparable structure and at constant exchange rates, the Group’s quarterly revenues increased by 8.9%, a higher rate than during the year-earlier period and, more significantly, well ahead of the pace of market expansion and that of the other leading international research companies.
While the U.S. may have won the war on the ground in Iraq, they seemed to have lost the important battle for the hearts and minds of the citizens of the world's wealthiest nations, greatest military powers, and most formidable political players, write global public opinion specialists Darrell Bricker and Pierre Giacometti in their essay, "Opinions of the War, And the War of Opinions."
Didier Truchot and Jean-Marc Lech, Ipsos co-chairmen, today announced they have signed agreements by which the Paris-based market research Group will acquire a significant equity in Japanese market research company, Lyncs Incorporated, and Chinese market research company, Feng & Associates Marketing Services (FAMS).
Ipsos today announced it has acquired two major Swedish research companies: Eureka Marknadsfakta, specialising in marketing research, and Intervjubolaget dedicated to data collection and data processing. These latest acquisitions further strengthen the company’s position in the Scandinavian market, where Ipsos has been represented by Ipsos-Imri since the beginning of the year.
The Ipsos group headed by Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot has just signed an agreement with the Novaction group, specialized in marketing consultancy and market research, headed by Jacques Blanchard. This agreement will enable Ipsos to acquire the Novaction group in its entirety. The company will then be known as Ipsos-Novaction.
Ipsos and NPD have signed an agreement by which Paris-based Ipsos will acquire NPD's market research division, including assets in the U.S. and Canada. The assets to be acquired by Ipsos accounted for about USD 70 million in revenues last year. Excluded from the sale are NPD’s syndicated tracking businesses in numerous vertical markets.
Consolidated revenues for the Ipsos group in the 3rd quarter of the current financial year rose to 84.5 million euros, up 63.8% on the corresponding period last year, a record growth in the Group activity. It has to be noted that for the first time, the Canadian research company Ipsos-Reid as well as Ipsos-Stat companies in Middle East (Lebanon, Kuwait, UAE, Syria) have been integrated in the Group's consolidation perimeter.
Consolidated revenues for the Ipsos group in the first half of the current financial year rose to 132.4 million euros, up 34% on the corresponding period last year. Much of this performance is due to the acceleration in organic growth experienced by the Group in the first half (+15.1%). Over and above the highly recurrent nature of revenues, this result also demonstrates the Group's capacity for generating extra business volumes in all its spheres of activity, through the extension of existing contracts into new countries and the development of new services and offerings.
Les présidents du groupe Ipsos, Jean-Marc Lech et Didier Truchot, confient la direction générale d’Ipsos France à un double exécutif: Pierre Giacometti, jusqu’alors directeur général d’Ipsos Opinion, et Stéphane Truchi, ex - directeur général de Louis Harris. Jean-Marc Lech assure, outre ses fonctions de co-président du groupe Ipsos, la présidence d’Ipsos France.
Ipsos and Research in Focus have signed an agreement by which the Ipsos group will take a participation of 50% of shares in the capital of the company. This participation will be completed (100%) in 2003. In 1999, the company which is fully controlled by its management, posted sales of £ 2.105 million (Euros 3.2 million).
En collaboration avec Wanadoo Voila Régie, régie Internet de France Telecom Multimédia Services, Ipsos-ASI a développé une méthodologie d’évaluation de l’efficacité des campagnes publicitaires online : le «Post-test Online». Ce partenariat, qui réunit pour la première fois en France dans le domaine de la publicité en ligne un institut d’études et une régie publicitaire, permettra aux annonceurs clients de Wanadoo Voila Régie de disposer d’informations capitales sur l’efficacité de leurs communications interactives.
Ipsos, jointly chaired by Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot, represented by Carlos Harding, CEO in charge of the Group’s international development, has just signed an agreement with Search Marketing, a company based in Santiago de Chile. According to this agreement, Ipsos will take a participation of 50% of shares in the capital of the Chilean company which ranks third in its market. With revenues of US$ 2 millions in 1999, Search Marketing is a research company specialized in media surveys (print, radio and plurimedia). It also conducts ad hoc marketing and customer satisfaction research.
Following its successful initial public offering, Ipsos has been listed on the Nouveau Marché of the Paris Bourse on 1 July, 1999. The two co-Chairmen Jean-Marc Lech and Didier Truchot declared "the success of the IPO arises from both the strong investor interest for the market and social research industry as a whole, and a recognition of the outstanding development of Ipsos since its creation in 1975. Ipsos is now the first French, listed market research group."
Ipsos has continued its investment in the Asia-Pacific region, with the acquisition of Marketing for Change*, the Sydney based market research company. Marketing for Change, now re-christened Ipsos-MfC, was founded in 1989, will continue to be managed by its principals, Patricia Rose and Keith Spencer. The company is particularly renowned for its expertise in advertising research, tracking and innovative design and solutions.