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Holding Groups

The following is the ranking of 2014 revenue from the PR operations of major holding groups and independent networks.

20152014AgencyHQFee Income 2014 ($)Growth (Constant Currency)
12Omnicom Group 1USA1,400,000,0007.7%
23Interpublic Group (CMG) 2USA1,400,000,0007.7%
31WPP 3UK1,391,520,000-3.1%
4-DJE Holdings 4US852,200,0008.9%
55 PROI Worldwide
 UK 615,000,000 17.1%
4Publicis Groupe 5France490,000,000-5.8%
6Worldcom Public Relations Group 6USA288,409,9412.6%
7Huntsworth Group 7UK256,932,000-4.1%
9IPREX 8USA220,000,00010.0%
8Havas PR 9US211,000,0001.0%
1110Next 15 10UK170,352,00013.6%

World PR Report 2015: Omnicom Overtakes WPP

Omnicom's PR operations overtook WPP in 2014 for the first time, reporting $1.4bn in PR revenue — slightly ahead of the UK group's $1.39bn.

That performance owed much to currency volatility with WPP's operations impacted by the conversion of its international business into sterling.

The holding group table also features DJE Holdings for the first time, reflecting the rise of the world's largest PR firm Edelman, and sister agency Zeno.

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