Dentsu

Dentsu is a media-buying agency that offers public relations, digital marketing, branding, crisis communications and content creation services. Read more

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Dentsu

Dentsu is a media-buying agency that offers public relations, digital marketing, branding, crisis communications and content creation services. Read more

Toshihiro Yamamoto's photo - President & CEO of Dentsu

President & CEO

Toshihiro Yamamoto

CEO Approval Rating

83/100

Founded:

1901

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyTokyo Stock Exchange4324

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Publicis is perceived as one of Dentsu's biggest rivals. Publicis was founded in 1926, and is headquartered in Paris, Île-de-France. Publicis is in the Advertising & Marketing industry. Publicis generates $2.8B more revenue vs. Dentsu.

Hakuhodo DY is a top competitor of Dentsu. Hakuhodo DY is a Public company that was founded in 2003 in Minato-ku, Tōkyō Prefecture. Like Dentsu, Hakuhodo DY also operates in the Marketing Services space. Compared to Dentsu, Hakuhodo DY has 17,032 more employees.

Omnicom is Dentsu's #3 rival. Omnicom is headquartered in New York, New York, and was founded in 1986. Omnicom operates in the Advertising & Marketing industry. Omnicom generates 145% the revenue of Dentsu.

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Dentsu Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$9.1B

Dentsu's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 5.5B. Over the last three quarters, Dentsu's revenue has grown by 44.4%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $2.8B; in Q3 2020, it was $2.1B; in Q2 2020, it was $1.9B.

Dentsu Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION

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EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd.

Oct 2019

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undisclosed
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BJL Group Ltd.

Feb 2019

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undisclosed
BJL Group is a marketing agency that provides brand strategy, CRM, advertising, PR, social media and content production services for businesses.
White Label MKT SpA

Apr 2018

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undisclosed
White Label is a digital marketing and business performance agency that specializes in SEO, SEM, CRO, social and paid media analytics.
Data Artist Co., Ltd

Feb 2018

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undisclosed
Data Artist is an artificial intelligence-based marketing platform that allows companies to optimize customer interaction via marketing campaigns.
Aegis Group Plc

Jul 2012

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$5B
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These are all the companies that Dentsu has acquired. Dentsu has acquired 5 companies and its latest acquisition was EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd. in Oct 2019.

Dentsu Funding History

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Dentsu Investments

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DESCRIPTION

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INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Xseed Digital is a digital agency that provides UI designing and product prototyping solutions for businesses.
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Jul 30, 2020
Corporate Round
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SmartNews is a mobile-based application that allows users to read news offline, and browse articles and headlines.
$64M
Nov 17, 2019
Series E
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Xseed Digital is a digital agency that provides UI designing and product prototyping solutions for businesses.
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Jul 15, 2019
Corporate Round
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NewsCred is a digital content marketing company that delivers content planning and budgeting, channel optimization and marketing solutions for enterprises.
$20M
Jul 10, 2019
Equity
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Pixie Dust Technologies develops a symbiotic software that provides human-computer interaction solutions to businesses.
$34.6M
May 23, 2019
Series B
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These are all the companies that Dentsu has invested in. Dentsu has invested 5 companies and its latest investment was EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd. in Oct 2019.

Dentsu News

April 27, 2021afaqs

Forrester names denstu international India as Salesforce Partner of the Year 2021

Merkle Sokrati plays significant role in this acknowledgement.... See more »
April 27, 2021AdvertisingAge India

Dentsu Media hires new chief operating officer

Kedma Pognon Brown joins after holding various leadership positions within Publicis Groupe.... See more »
April 26, 2021Adobo Magazine

Dentsu conducts 4th consumer survey on Sustainable Development Goals

TOKYO, JAPAN - Dentsu Inc. today announced that it has conducted its fourth Consumer Survey on the Su... See more »
April 23, 2021GovCon Wire

Former EY Exec Larry Gillespie Named President, Chairman of Dentsu's Public Sector Business

Dentsu has tapped Larry Gillespie II, former advisory executive director for Ernst & Young's digital ... See more »
April 20, 2021PharmaLive

Dentsu Launches Global Health Solution

Dentsu International announced on April 20 the launch of dentsu health, a global solution. Drawing up... See more »
April 15, 2021MxM India

Dentsu launches GPT-3 powered content creation engine

To produce several iterations of creative copy... See more »
April 15, 2021Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Dentsu Launches Merkle Canada to Expand its Customer Experience Capabilities

TORONTO-(BUSINESS WIRE)-As part of dentsu's move to strengthen its Customer Experience Management (CX... See more »

Dentsu Press Releases

September 14, 2020WebWire

Dentsu's Yuya Furukawa Becomes First Asian to Receive the D&AD President's Award

At the 2020 D&AD Awards, Dentsu's Yuya Furukawa became the first Asian person to receive the Presiden... See more »
January 23, 2020WebWire

Dentsu Awarded The Partnership of Excellence for 2019 by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China

Dentsu Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hiroshi Igarashi; Capital: 10,000 milli... See more »
November 4, 2019WebWire

Dentsu Announces the Status of Acquisition of Own Shares 2019

Dentsu Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN: JP3551520004; President & CEO: Toshihiro Yamamoto; Head Office: Tokyo... See more »
August 20, 2019PRWeb

SPORTS TECH TOKYO World Demo Day Brings the Global Sports Community to San Francisco to Discuss the Impact Technology is Having on Sports

New research finds eSports and fan engagement technologies will have the biggest impact on sports ove... See more »
July 19, 2019WebWire

Dentsu and Discover Japan Launch the "Discover Japan Concept" Using Concepts from Ancient Japan to Support Innovation of Corporations and Communities

Dentsu Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN: JP3551520004; President & CEO: Toshihiro Yamamoto; Head Office: Tokyo... See more »
March 8, 2019WebWire

The Dentsu Group to Participate at SXSW 2019

Dentsu Inc. announces that its Digital Creative Center1, an internal cross-functional organization, t... See more »
January 22, 2019PRZOOM

Dentsu Announces Merkle Acquisition of Filter, a Digital Marketing Services Agency in the U.S

PRZOOM - Newswire (press release) - 2019/01/22, Tokyo, Japan - Dentsu, Inc. announced that Merkle has... See more »

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Dentsu Headquarters

1-8-1, Higashi-Shimbashi

Minato-ku, Tōkyō Prefecture105-7001

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Dentsu Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Dentsu is a media-buying agency that offers public relations, digital marketing, branding, crisis communications and content creation services. Dentsu was founded in 1901. Dentsu's headquarters is located in Minato-ku, Tōkyō Prefecture, JP 105-7001. ...

CEO

Dentsu's President & CEO, Toshihiro Yamamoto, currently has an approval rating of 83%. Dentsu's primary competitors are Publicis, Hakuhodo DY & Omnicom.

Website

dentsu.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Dentsu

  1. When was Dentsu founded?

    Dentsu was founded in 1901
  2. Who is Dentsu's CEO?

    Dentsu's CEO is Toshihiro Yamamoto
  3. How much revenue does Dentsu generate?

    Dentsu generates $9.1B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Dentsu have?

    Dentsu has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Dentsu's headquarters?

    Dentsu's headquarters is in Minato-ku Tōkyō Prefecture, JP
  1. How many employees does Dentsu have?

    Dentsu has 6,907 employees
  2. What sector does Dentsu operate in?

    Dentsu is in Marketing Services
  3. Who are Dentsu's competitors?

    Dentsu's top competitors are Publicis, Hakuhodo DY, Omnicom
  4. Who has Dentsu invested in?

    Dentsu's has invested in companies such as Xseed Digital, SmartNews, Xseed Digital