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Breakfast Briefing: Five things to know Friday

It’s official; Mark Penn of Stagwell Group will become CEO of MDC. The Wall Street Journal reports that Penn’s company, the Stagwell Group, reached an agreement to invest in ad-holding company MDC Partners Inc. for $100 million. As part of the deal Penn becomes CEO of MDC and joins the […]

March 19, 2019

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Stagwell Group Makes $100 Million Investment in MDC Partners

MDC Partners Inc. has entered into an agreement with The Stagwell Group pursuant to which Stagwell, a private equity firm that manages investments in new media and digital marketing services, has invested $100 million in MDC Partners through the purchase of $50 million in MDC Partners common shares and $50 […]

March 19, 2019

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MDC Partners stock soars after investment, new CEO

MDC Partners Inc. MDCA, -2.15% shares rose 31% premarket to $2.65 after the company received a strategic investment and named a new chief executive. The marketing and communications company said Friday that The Stagwell Group, a private equity firm that manages investments in new media and digital marketing services, invested […]

March 19, 2019

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Mark Penn Takes Command of MDC

Mark Penn has assumed the helm of MDC Partners as his Stagwell Group agrees to pump a $100M equity infusion into the financially strapped ad/PR company. With the investment, MDC has called off its strategic review and search for a CEO.

March 19, 2019

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Stagwell Group To Invest $100 Million In MDC Partners

The Stagwell Group, a private equity firm that manages investments in new media and digital marketing services, today announced its fund, Stagwell Media LP, has invested $100 million in MDC Partners, Inc through the purchase of $50 million in MDC Partners common shares and $50 million non-voting convertible preference shares. […]

March 19, 2019

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MDC Partners: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) — MDC Partners Inc. (MDCA) on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $81.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The New York-based company said it had a loss of $1.46 per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $1.48 per share.

March 19, 2019

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