WPP expands in Singapore

ADVERTISING giant WPP has acquired a majority stake in Qais Consulting, the Singapore-based digital marketing agency, for an undisclosed amount.

VML, the digital marketing arm of WPP, will be joined with Qais, which boasts Standard Chartered, the Singapore Ministry of Defence and Sony among its clients.

Qais’ revenues for 2010 were S$4m (£2m) with gross assets of around S$1.6m.