Reckitt Benckiser, Mannheim, Germany, invited agencies to pitch for its consolidated media business in Germany, worth an estimated $35 million. Contenders include incumbents BMZ/FCA subsidiary More Media, which handles the Benckiser brands with $25 million in spending, and McCann-Erickson Worldwide's Universal media arm, which early this year won the $10 million Reckitt business from Carat
. A third media agency is believed to be pitching. In the U.K., Reckitt Benckiser handed its entire $40 million media business to BMP Solutions.
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