Co. is expected the week of Nov. 29 to announce the merger of its U.K. media operation Starcom
with Bartle Bogle Hegarty
's media arm, Motive Communications. Burnett acquired a 49% stake in Bartle at the end of 1997, when merger talks first surfaced. Motive Managing Director Mark Cranmer confirmed merger discussions have been renewed.
Copyright November 1999, Crain Communications Inc.