KKR voluntary public tender offer for GfK successful
Amazon’s biggest visual production to date, The Grand Tour, shows clear appeal among UK SVOD viewers. GfK’s established SVOD content tracking and analysis finds that the show swept the board versus other titles viewed on Amazon. It was the most viewed title in both November and December 2016, attracting the biggest audience reach for an Amazon show in the UK since GfK’s tracking service began in 2015.
Results of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the fourth quarter of 2016
Continued 4G expansion in China, plus accelerating growth in Russia, drove global demand over the year. Smartphone sales in 4Q16 totaled 391 million units globally, up six percent year-on-year. All regions except Western Europe saw year-on-year growth in 4Q16.
Mobile data exchange company adsquare is making region-based consumer insights from global market research company GfK available on their platform. The combination of rich consumer insights and a real-time mobile platform takes programmatic advertising to a new level.
Campaign Performance Analysis (CPA) will be the first solution available as GfK begins a unique expansion of its GfK Crossmedia Link (GXL) services in China.
1.7 percent organic decline in sales
Adjusted operating income approximately €154 million
Margin 10.4 percent (prior year: 12.2 percent)
Those aged 30-40 are most likely to share data for rewards. China, Mexico and Russia lead for people willing to share data. Germany, France and Brazil have the most people not willing to share data.
Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Study for Germany for January 2017
Two GfK research divisions in North America – Government & Academic and Public Communications & Social Science – have been accepted for membership in the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative.
Today, the Management Board and Supervisory Board of GfK SE (“GfK”) published their reasoned statement, pursuant to Section 27 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz – WpÜG), in respect of the offer document presented by Acceleratio Capital N.V., a holding company controlled by funds advised by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (together with affiliates, “KKR”), on December 21, 2016.
Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Study for Germany for December 2016