The Week: City News - Publicis Groupe acquires SAS

Publicis has acquired the London-based branding and corporate communications agency SAS for an undisclosed sum.

The French holding company plans to slot SAS into its Publicis Consultants UK group, which comprises Masius, Publicis Consultants PR and the design agency Carre Noir London. SAS specialises in corporate communications, design and interactive marketing, and generated revenues of £7.39 million in 2006.