Grayling's global figures put agency at number 23

Grayling Group was omitted from PRWeek's Top 25 Global Rankings (2 August). The Havas-owned agency should have been entered on the table in 23rd position with global fee income last year of US$19,514,937 from its offices in the UK, Europe, the US and Asia.

eration, which is its largest market, accounted for more than $13m (£9m) in fee income, from its Grayling London, Grayling Regions, Westminster Strategy, Strategy Wales, Strategy in Scotland and Grayling Events businesses.

Its operations in Europe - which include offices in France, Belgium and Ireland - generated more than $4m (£2.7m), while $1.7m (£1.2m) was derived from US operations and Asia accounted for $578,880 (£402,000).

Total global revenues declined by five per cent on 2000.

TOP 25 PR GLOBAL AGENCIES 15-25

Rank Agency Total Income (USdollars) %

01 00 01 00 chge

15 - Chime Communications 85,482,720 82,195,200 4

16 - Ruder Finn Group 80,348,000 84,125,000 -5

17 15 Brodeur Worldwide 70,001,900 84,200,000 -17

18 19 Waggener Edstrom 59,890,800 57,904,000 3

19 18 Cohn & Wolfe 57,779,000 63,580,000 -9

20 20 Rowland Comms Worldwide 42,666,000 45,391,000 -6

21 - Text 100 PR 33,676,739 33,681,553 0.01

22 22 Kreab 29,555,280 25,594,648 16

23 - Grayling Group 19,514,937 20,446,560 -5

24 24 Chandler Chicco Agency 17,903,408 14,441,862 24

25 23 PR21 15,714,232 14,661,691 7

Sources: Council of PR Firms (US), PRWeek UK and European Rankings,

PRWeek Asia APAC rankings Notes: Global PR agencies are defined as

having offices in two or more continents. European income converted at

the average rate over 2001: GBP/USD at pounds =$1.44. Average

rate over 2000: GBP/USD at pounds =$1.51.

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