Europe's top five owned groups

RANK AGENCY NAME EUROPEAN INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Euro RSCG 87,748,420 68,454,440 28

2 Chime Communications 86,516,156 50,897,200 70

3 Weber Shandwick 80,507,921 63,947,840 26

4 Hill & Knowlton 78,169,196 60,074,680 30

5 Burson-Marsteller 70,367,888 62,282,840 13

NOTES: 2000 Euro figures converted at FT average £1 =

$1.515. 1999 at £1 = $1.48 for all Euro tables.

All figures relate to the year ended December 2000. Fee income = PR fees

only

KEY MARKETS IN EUROPE

RANK AUSTRIA INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Publico PR & Lobbying 7,953,092 5,834,562 36

2 Hochegger Com 5,353,311 3,835,116 40

3 Trimedia Communications 3,382,510 - -

4 Pro & Co Public Relations 2,131,541 1,112,321 92

5 Ecker & Partner 1,984,779 1,610,475 23

RANK BELGIUM INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Porter Novelli Brussels 6,869,530 5,566,311 23

2 Burson-Marsteller 6,037,045 5,254,000 15

3 Interel Marien ** 6,006,719 4,682,720 28

4 GCI/APCO Brussels ** 6,003,688 4,410,400 36

5 GPC Brussels 5,847,628 4,843,082 21

RANK FRANCE INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Euro RSCG 49,346,645 41,456,280 19

2 I&E ** 12,876,343 11,235,307 15

3 Burson-Marsteller 6,384,859 5,922,960 8

4 Porter Novelli France 5,899,896 4,170,439 41

5 GCI Moreau ** 5,408,018 4,884,000 11

RANK GERMANY INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Kohtes Klewes 35,892,594 27,365,620 31

2 Trimedia Comms Deutschland 10,236,765 7,825,608 31

3 Weber Shandwick Deutschland 9,784,419 8,449,736 16

4 GCI Hering Schuppener 9,617,248 6,769,340 42

5 BSMG Worldwide Deutschland 9,593,920 7,633,568 27

RANK ITALY INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Barabino & Partners 10,023,545 7,441,218 35

2 Shandwick Italia 8,204,484 3,852,440 113

3 Hill & Knowlton 1 5,501,991 2,674,360 106

4 Burson-Marsteller 4,986,439 3,930,880 27

5 Edelman Public Relations

Worldwide 4,569,102 3,814,096 20

RANK NETHERLANDS INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Bikker Euro RSCG 6,741,834 3,119,840 116

2 Winkleman & van Hessen 6,517,510 5,831,200 12

3 Brodeur Schoep & Toorn1 ** 5,367,094 4,771,344 12

4 Bennis Porter Novelli ** 4,989,116 4,956,487 1

5 Hill & Knowlton Nederland 3,383,042 2,495,280 36

RANK SWEDEN INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Kreab 17,328,998 11,632,800 50

2 Journalistgruppen ** 8,601,723 7,215,000 19

3 JKL 7,734,617 6,938,240 12

4 Hallvarsson & Hallvarsson ** 5,444,129 2,628,948 107

5 GCI Rinfo ** 5,085,174 5,002,400 2

RANK SWITZERLAND INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Trimedia Comms Suisse 9,173,113 6,948,113 32

2 Farner PR und Consulting 7,878,590 5,730,989 37

3 Wirz Corporate Comms 7,558,323 5,543,979 36

4 Peter Butikofer 7,270,722 6,663,534 9

5 Burson-Marsteller 6,322,089 4,367,511 45

RANK UK INCOME (dollars) %

2000 2000 1999 CHANGE

1 Weber Shandwick UK 48,394,785 42,690,600 13

2 Citigate Dewe Rogerson 1 47,839,444 39,543,180 20

3 Bell Pottinger Communications 2 46,197,020 36,280,270 27

4 Hill &Knowlton UK 43,855,263 37,297,480 18

5 Countrywide Porter Novelli 3 31,686,657 28,147,667 13

NOTES: All figures relate to the year ended December 31, 2000. ** 1999

fee income as submitted for 2000 European Consultancies tables.

AUSTRIA: Figures supplied by PRWeek sister title PR Report and compiled

by Austrian marketing magazine Bestseller. Fee income = PR fees only

BELGIUM: Fee income = PR fees only.

FRANCE: Fee income = PR fees only.

GERMANY: Figures compiled by PRWeek sister title PR Report.

Fee income = PR fees only

ITALY: Fee income = PR fees only. 1 includes figures from date of H&K's acquisition of Gaia in December 2000.

NETHERLANDS: Fee income = PR fees only. 1 Formerly called Schoep & Van

der Toorn.

SWEDEN: Fee income = PR fees only.

SWITZERLAND: Fee income = PR fees only. Figures are supplied by BPRA

UK Fee income = PR fees plus mark-up.

1 Includes Citigate Smarts, Citigate PL PR, plus fee income from

Citigate Marchcom since date of acquisition

2 Includes BP Consulting, BP Financial, BP Public Affairs, BP Public

Relations, First Financial, BP ESP, Teamspirit, IR Focus, BP

Online Strategy, Landmark Consultants, Environment Marketing, AMD

Property Marketing, AMD Brand Evolution, AMD in Real Life

3 includes Fodor Wyllie.



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