Bain Capital Is Leading Bidder For Kantar

Bain Capital is in exclusive talks to buy a majority stake in WPP’s Kantar unit in a deal valuing the market-research business at about $4 billion including debt. The buyout firm’s proposal is subject to negotiation and there’s no guarantee that talks will result in a deal, WPP said Monday.

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