Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Chime does well

Chime Communications PLC said its first half year pretax profit rose 62 % to £5.4 million from £3.3 million a year ago.

Operating profit increased 65% to £6.1 million and margins continued to improve to 15.8% from 13.3%.

Chime chairman Lord Bell said the results were 'very encouraging' adding that the company is 'positive about the outcome for the full year'.

The Chime companies are:

Bell Pottinger (which includes several Bell Pottinger and Good Relations companies, Harvard, Insight, Resonate, Ozone, De Facto,The SMART Company, MMK, Rare and Traffic); the UK's leading research and consultation group (Opinion Leader Research and Ledbury Research) and now with VCCP, one of the fastest growing advertising and marketing services groups in the UK, including specialist agencies in financial services (Teamspirit) and property marketing (TTA).