Havas strengthens its operations in Sweden and Ireland as Bizkit Wisely AB and GT Media join Havas Media

havasHavas today announced the acquisitions of two companies in Europe: Bizkit Wisely AB, Sweden’s number one independent media and digital agency and GT Media, Ireland’s leading independent media agency

These moves are part of Havas’s wider strategy of targeted acquisitions aimed at strengthening
the Group’s networks, with both new entrants and established partners.

The acquisition of Bizkit, an affiliate of Havas for the past 10 years, will boost the Group’s
position in the Nordic region, with plans to combine its new offering in Sweden with its current
operations in Finland and Denmark, and complete the expansion with Norway.

Bizkit’s fully integrated offer already serves clients such as Hyundai, Kia, Red Bull, Telenor,
Telge Energi and Altia. Named agency of the year 2013 in Sweden by Dagens Industri and
Regis, Bizkit Wisely AB comprises a team of 45 employees working across digital, print, TV,
creative and analytics and will continue to be led by founders Johan Eidmann and Peter