LONDON: Havas Media has acquired integrated creative agency Archibald Ingall Stretton as part of the French-headquartered group's investment strategy in the UK.

Havas already owns 40% of AIS, with which it plans to launch a global integrated network in Europe, North America, Latin America, Australia and Asia.

AIS, whose clients include Skoda, O2, Dyson, EDF Energy, Pioneer and Abbey, was founded in 1998 and now has more than £50 million ($98m; €63m) in billings.

Data sourced from Havas; additional content by WARC staff