Omnicom and Publicis Groupe to merge
Merger of equals to create Publicis Omnicom Group, a best-in-class communications, advertising, marketing and digital services company. Omnicom Group Inc. (New York, USA) and Publicis Groupe SA (Paris, France) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for a merger of equals, creating the world’s leading company in communications, advertising, marketing and digital services. The merged group of more than 130,000 employees will be exceptionally well positioned to serve clients’ evolving needs, helping them to build their brands and grow their businesses in the rapidly changing communications landscape. The combination brings together the most extensive portfolio of best-in-class agencies offering clients the industry’s leading talent across disciplines and geographies.