Publicis Groupe’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

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Chairman & CEO

Arthur Sadoun

CEO Approval Rating

94/100

Founded:

1926

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WPP is Publicis Groupe's #1 competitor. WPP is a Public company that was founded in 1986 in London, England. WPP is in the Publishing industry. Compared to Publicis Groupe, WPP has 46,000 more employees.

IPG is seen as one of Publicis Groupe's biggest rivals. IPG was founded in New York, New York} in 1902. IPG competes in the Advertising & Marketing field. Compared to Publicis Groupe, IPG generates $1.7B less revenue.

Omnicom is one of Publicis Groupe's top competitors. Omnicom is headquartered in New York, New York, and was founded in 1986. Omnicom is in the Advertising & Marketing field. Omnicom generates 122% the revenue of Publicis Groupe.

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Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$11.4B

Publicis Groupe's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 5B. Over the last three quarters, Publicis Groupe's revenue has decreased by 71.6%. Specifically, in Q2 2020's revenue was $2.6B; in Q1 2020, it was $2.7B; in Q4 2019, it was $9.1B.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
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Affinity ID Pty Ltd.

Aug 2019

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undisclosed
Affinity ID provides marketing automation, customer engagement, e-mail marketing and database marketing solutions for the retail sector.
McCready Bale Media Limited

Aug 2019

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undisclosed
MBM is a digital marketing agency that offers audience analysis, SEO, media trading, data implementation and channel planning services for businesses.
Rauxa, LLC

Aug 2019

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undisclosed
Rauxa is a digital marketing agency that offers SEO, website development and content creation services for brands.
Alliance Data Systems Corp

Apr 2019

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$4B
Epsilon is a provider of direct marketing and customer relationship management services.
Kindred Group s.r.o.

Oct 2018

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undisclosed
Kindred Group is a digital communication firm that provides strategic planning, web development, public relations and data modeling services.

These are all the companies that Publicis Groupe has acquired. Publicis Groupe has acquired 38 companies and its latest acquisition was Affinity ID Pty Ltd. in Aug 2019. Affinity ID provides marketing automation, customer engagement, e-mail marketing and database marketing solutions for the retail sector.

Investments

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Jana is a mobile marketing platform that allows advertisers to reach emerging market consumers.
$57M
Feb 09, 2016
Series C
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Jana is a mobile marketing platform that allows advertisers to reach emerging market consumers.
$12.5M
Dec 16, 2014
Equity
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Pie develops chat application for mobile and web for people to have group conversations at work.
$800K
Jun 09, 2014
Seed
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Jana is a mobile marketing platform that allows advertisers to reach emerging market consumers.
$15M
Jul 12, 2013
Unattributed
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These are all the companies that Publicis Groupe has invested in. Publicis Groupe has invested 38 companies and its latest investment was Affinity ID Pty Ltd. in Aug 2019. Affinity ID provides marketing automation, customer engagement, e-mail marketing and database marketing solutions for the retail sector.

Publicis Groupe News

August 24, 2020More About Advertising

Publicis Groupe wins Kraft Heinz's controversial $700m North America prize

Kraft Heinz has appointed Publicis Groupe to handle its entire $700 million North American media busi... See more »
August 24, 2020More About Advertising

Publicis Media on a roll as Zenith brings in Reckitt Benckiser's US hygiene and health

The US has been a tough market for Publicis Groupe over the last couple of years, but things are look... See more »
August 7, 2020MarketScreener

Half-Year 2020 Financial Report Available

(marketscreener.com) Regulatory News: The Half-Year 2020 Financial Report of Publicis Groupe S.A. [... See more »
August 5, 2020Campaign

Tom Goodwin leaves Publicis following combative tweets on coronavirus

Holding company parted ways with Goodwin after he tweeted about pandemic.... See more »
July 26, 2020MediaPost

GSK Taps Publicis, TAG For Production Partnership

This move consolidates production that was formerly handled by individual agencies under one centrall... See more »
July 24, 2020Campaign Asia

BBH to be integrated into Publicis Groupe in China, India

New leadership team has been appointed to oversee the integrated creative business in China.... See more »

Publicis Groupe Press Releases

November 25, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

Publicis Chair Maurice Levy Rides to WeWork's Rescue

Publicis Groupe chairman Maurice Levy, 77, has agreed to become WeWork's interim chief marketing offi... See more »
November 8, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

Nelson Exits Publicis for Edelman

Melissa Nelson, who headed Publicis Groupe's Seattle outpost for the past three years, is switching t... See more »
October 18, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

MSL Alum Smith to Pilot Invariant's PR Push

Stephanie Smith, who was global client and business development officer at MSL, has landed at Invaria... See more »
October 16, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

PR's Cloudy Future at Publicis

The writing may be on the wall for public relations at France's Publicis Groupe as CEO Arthur Sadoun ... See more »
October 10, 2019centralcharts

Invitation

Regulatory News: PUBLICIS GROUPE (Paris:PUB) Third Quarter 2019 Revenue Date & Time Thursday, October... See more »
August 14, 2019StreetInsider

Overview of the share buyback program authorized by the Combined Ordinary and Extraordinary General shareholders' Meeting of May 29, 2019

The text of the overview of the share buyback program authorized by the shareholders at their Combine... See more »
April 4, 2019StreetInsider

Publicis Groupe Agencies Score High Marks on The Human Rights Campaign's 2019 Corporate Equality Index

April 03, 2019 - Paris - Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC 40] is proud to announce ... See more »

Publicis Groupe Videos

December 19, 2018Publicis Groupe Youtube Channel

"Publicis Groupe 2019 Wishes #AVeryMarcelHoliday" on YOUTUBE

August 10, 2018Publicis Groupe Vimeo Channel

"Publicis Learning | IQ Academy Regional Spotlight: Publicis Media Germany" on VIMEO

A HUGE thank you to Nadja Knels and the team at Publicis Media Germany for putting together our June ... See more »
July 26, 2018Publicis Groupe Vimeo Channel

"EPISODE TEN PRECISION PULSE PROFILES: SHELLEY PINSONNEAULT" on VIMEO

Cast: Publicis Media... See more »
May 25, 2018Publicis Groupe Youtube Channel

"Meet Marcel" on YOUTUBE

May 1, 2018Publicis Groupe Vimeo Channel

"IQ Academy Regional Spotlight - Mexico" on VIMEO

Publicis Media Mexico SHINES in the IQ Academy Regional Spotlight Series! A HUGE congratulations to P... See more »
April 23, 2018Publicis Groupe Vimeo Channel

"Precision Podcast Episode Seven: Jon Cooper" on VIMEO

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Publicis Groupe SA (EPA: PUB) is an advertising and public relations firm that offers marketing, communication and business transformation solutions. Founded in 1926 by Jack Klues, the global leader in marketing, communication, and business transforma...

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Publicis Groupe's Chairman & CEO, Arthur Sadoun, currently has an approval rating of 94%. Publicis Groupe's primary competitors are WPP, IPG & Omnicom.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Publicis Groupe

  1. When was Publicis Groupe founded?

    Publicis Groupe was founded in 1926
  2. Who is Publicis Groupe's CEO?

    Publicis Groupe's CEO is Arthur Sadoun
  3. How much revenue does Publicis Groupe generate?

    Publicis Groupe generates $11.4B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Publicis Groupe have?

    Publicis Groupe has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Publicis Groupe's headquarters?

    Publicis Groupe's headquarters is in Paris Île-de-France, FR
  1. How many employees does Publicis Groupe have?

    Publicis Groupe has 84,000 employees
  2. What sector does Publicis Groupe operate in?

    Publicis Groupe is in Marketing Services
  3. Who are Publicis Groupe's competitors?

    Publicis Groupe's top competitors are WPP, IPG, Omnicom
  4. Who has Publicis Groupe invested in?

    Publicis Groupe's has invested in companies such as Jana Mobile, Jana Mobile, Piethis