Digital Marketing Group TICKER: DIGI     EXCHANGE: DELISTED

Digital Marketing Group, now operating under the '20:20' brand name is the UK's leading digital marketing and communications business. The group prides itself on its reputation for creative excellence, through its three operating subsidiaries, '20:20 Agency', '20:20 Dialogue', and '20:20 Technology'. Specialising in digital marketing campaigns, 20:20 focuses upon consumer searches and purchases, subsequently gathering and processing this information to provide direct digital marketing campaigns. This process allows the client to comprehend and interpret consumer activity online; consequently being able to shape their campaign and improve their ROI on advertising spend.


Well placed for the long term
Published: Jul 13 2009

DMG's growth strategy is bringing benefits in difficult times and promises much more. In the short term, however, the trading outlook is very uncertain as clients defer new spending, reflecting broader economic concerns. Once investors are more confident about the state of the cycle and company profits, they will back this digitally fuelled growth company and the shares will do well.  On their low rating the shares should be locked away, but patience is needed.


Foreign buyers gorging on UK stocks

Document can be downloaded here: UK plc ‘going for a song’

Being a shareholder in a company that receives a juicy takeover offer is a marvellous feeling. Something that many fortunate investors have experienced over the past 3 years. Thanks to a spate of M&A bids by deep pocketed overseas buyers – partly triggered by the June 2016 Brexit result, which sent the £ tumbling and adversely affected the FTSE.

Consequently today, given this trend is unlikely to end anytime soon, we’ve highlighted 30 possible acquisition ideas in the attached research paper. Spilt equally between large and smallcap stocks – covering a broad selection of industries.

What’s more we believe most of these businesses are underpinned by strong fundamentals and substantial upside in the event of predatory interest.

According to Factset Mergerstat/BVR, the average bid premium paid for such deals between 2004-14 was 30% – with the figure trending upwards since the global financial crisis.

Happy investing. Published 27th August 2019