Havas Acquires Digital Shop Agence79

Havas Group is acquiring Agence79 to strengthen its expertise in transferring classic media and content to digital platforms. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 40-staff digital agency will become part of the Havas Group’s media network in France, run by CEO/Chairman Raphaël de Andréis. Agence79 founders Jérémie Bugard and Stéphane Gorre will stay on as associate directors, reporting to de Andréis.

“We were looking for a solution to offline and international issues, the two major challenges facing the agency for the future,” stated Bugard and Gorre.

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