Acxiom Marketing Solutions Sold to Interpublic Group for $2.3 Billion
Ad services giant Interpublic Group announced a deal to buy Acxiom’s data and marketing services business for $2.3 billion. Acxiom said it was considering such an option in March. Acxiom will retain its LiveRamp business and operate under the LiveRamp name. The deal gives Interpublic assets to help manage its clients’ customer data – a relatively new task for ad agencies.