ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: USD$122m price tag for Sizmek; Sonobi establishes London hub; GroupM predicts USD$1 trillion global marketing spend for 2017; Factual and MediaMath partnership; Top ranking for OpenX app and inventory; More data for SpotX; and News Republic bought up by Cheetah Mobile.
Sizmek acquired by Vector Capital
Big news from ad management platform Sizmek: The ad tech provider has been acquired [...]
Back in April, ATS Paris offered up some food for thought about the French mobile advertising market, which was quite a talking point throughout the day, no less than during the ‘mobile’ panel, where Mathieu Rostamkolei, vice president, Numbate was a participant. Three months down the line, ExchangeWire, keen to follow the progression of the market, speak to Jules Minvielle (pictured below), CEO, Numbate, about mobile advertising in France exploring trends, challenges and the future.
ExchangeWire: Mobile is experiencing huge growth globally [...]
In a light-hearted departure from ad tech analysis, and with the 2016 Cannes Lions festival just two days away, ExchangeWire ask industry leaders, with much experience of the event, what their top tips for surviving Cannes are, with advice ranging from ‘be prepared’ to ‘don’t eat too much fish’…
Versatile clothing and plenty of rosé
“Those lucky enough to be heading to Cannes Lions next week, can certainly look forward to a welcome break from the rainy British summer, [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Adblock Plus faces defeat in another court case against Springer; Facebook Shutters FBX; Three UK announces ad blocking trial run; ADventori opens London office; and StickyADS announces programmatic guaranteed.
Impending defeat for Adblock Plus?
In the last twelve months, Eyeo has been victorious in Germany with regards to four lawsuits by publishers against ad blocking software Adblock Plus. Now things are not looking good for the Cologne-based developers. [...]
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ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: UK likes programmatic video; Retargeting budgets to increase; and Mobile catches up with desktop.
UK programmatic video adoption fastest in Europe
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Comcast buys StickyADS.tv; DoubleClick Goes Native; JICWEBS tackles ad fraud; New UK GM for Adform; and Rocket Fuel appoints international MD.
StickyADS.tv Acquired by Comcast
Comcast strengthens its activities in Europe by acquiring French video tech provider StickyADS.tv, the company has confirmed in a press release. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition of the video [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Digital ad spend grew by 13.1% in 2015; Improvement in quality of online advertising; Mobile to dominate UK e-commerce; UK average CPM second-highest in Europe.
Record Spend for European Digital Advertising in 2015
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Wednesday 13 April saw the sixth annual ATS Paris event take place, proving yet again that French ad tech truly is alive and well. The day kicked off with Ciaran O’Kane, CEO, ExchangeWire, professing his admiration for the French ad tech industry and introducing a packed agenda comprising three keynotes, five panel discussions, and two fireside chats, hearing from a wide variety of speakers, including vendors, agencies, publishers and marketers.
Throughout the day, key challenges within the digital industry were discussed [...]
The day of ATS Paris has finally arrived and ahead of his participation in the panel discussion on the monetisation of programmatic, ExchangeWire speaks with David Pironon (pictured below), director of sales and operations, Smart AdServer, about publisher monetisation and the benefit of full-stack solutions.
ExchangeWire: What is the state of the digital industry, from the perspective of the publisher?
David Pironon: Digital publishers have always been under pressure from GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon); but it’s even more pronounced now [...]
Marketers are often tired of hearing that they can’t operate an effective marketing strategy without properly leveraging their first-party data through a DMP technology. However, are the marketers that have jumped on board making the most of their investment? Ahead of his participation at ATS Paris next week, ExchangeWire speaks with Ghislain Lefebvre (pictured below), sales lead, Oracle DMP, about what makes a sound DMP strategy, how marketers should be maximising their data usage, and the importance of machine [...]