Publicis Groupe on Tuesday announced it has acquired Run, a cross-device programmatic ad platform with a focus on mobile. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Run will be aligned with Publicis’ media planning and buying unit, Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG), per a company blog post announcing the acquisition. Run has a mobile-focused data management platform (DMP) as well as a demand-side platform (DSP) for the programmatic buying of digital ad inventory.
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