2021 Holding Groups PR Ranking | Holmes Report

Holding Groups/Networks Global top 250 PR agency ranking 2023

Rankings: Top 10 | Top 250 | Fast MoversHolding Groups / Networks
Analysis: Global PR Industry Momentum Continues With 9% Growth 

The following is the ranking of 2022 revenue from the PR operations of major holding groups and independent networks.

20232022AgencyHQFee Income 2022 ($)2022 Growth (Reported)
11Omnicom PR Group nbUSA1,545,800,00011.1%
22WPP nbUK1,403,600,00014.3%
33Interpublic Group nbUSA1,386,200,0005.8%
44DJE HoldingsUSA1,218,167,85010.3%
55PROI Worldwide nbUSA1,128,077,0004.9%
66Ultra European NetworkItaly654,971,0001.8%
77Publicis Groupe nbFrance525,000,0009.4%
99Next 15 nbUK347,800,00085.4%
1010BlueFocus Comms Group China309,257,521-16.1%

2023 PR Holding Group Ranking: Omnicom Holds Top Spot

Omnicom PR Group retained top spot among holding group PR operations, growing 11% in 2022, or 13.7% on an organic basis, to $1.55bn. Omnicom PR Group remained ahead of WPP, up 27% to £1.16bn in 2022. 

Interpublic's PR and experiential unit reported $1.39n, but this includes several firms that do not specialise in PR. Elsewhere there were eye-catching performances by DJE Holdings (+10%) and Next 15 (+9% on an organic basis, excluding the acquisition of Engine).