The sale values Kantar at US$4 billion
Percept Media from India is among the nine agencies from the region
Featuring in seven product categories in the Asia's Top 1000 Brands ranking, from smart homes to wearable technology, Samsung's product innovation and "global resonance" continue to bear fruit.
The acquisition forms part of Havas Group's plans to triple its presence and operations in the region, according to chairman and chief executive Yannick Bolloré.
Following a year in which Facebook suffered a slew of major data breaches, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced significant changes to the platform at the company's developer conference.
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