The Week: Advertising news - Chime provides best return

Chime Communications has emerged as the marketing services group that provides the best return to shareholders.

In a survey of 11 listed marketing services groups, Chime performed best in the first half of 2009, delivering a 9 per cent rise in profits distributed to shareholders. Chime made a post-tax profit of £5.8 million, according to the survey by Fintellect. M&C Saatchi came third, while Cello was bottom.