Top 25 Healthcare PR 2004: Top 25 in healthcare PR consultancies

Almost 70 per cent of the Top 25 recorded fee income growth over the

past year

Total PR

Rnk Company Fee income (pounds) fee income

03 02 % chge (pounds)

1 MediTech Media 8,050,832 6,789,295 19 8,050,832

2 Munro & Forster

Communications* 3,462,000 2,982,366 16 3,569,655

3 Edelman* 2,790,000 4,116,000 -32 10,935,349

4 Galliard Healthcare

Communications 2,464,283 2,777,000 -11 2,464,283

5 Ruder Finn UK 2,437,859 2,216,108 10 3,057,083

6 Red Door Communications 1,828,725 904,547 102 1,828,725

7 Medicom Group 1,667,800 1,020,480 63 1,667,800

8 Atlas Media Group 1,335,055 1,318,000 1 1,551,020

9 Resolute Communications 1,088,819 582,764 87 1,088,819

10 Ashley Communications 1,071,806 859,775 25 1,071,806

11 Myriad Public Relations 880,825 726,000 21 1,297,431

12 Pegasus Public Relations 711,979 651,691 9 859,788

13 NorthBank Communications 595,456 153,461 288 595,456

14 Biosector 2 559,323 193,325 189 559,323

15 M Communications 500,000 - - 3,060,000

16 The Red Consultancy* 480,561 385,679 25 7,996,486

17 Media Strategy 370,921 292,500 27 924,208

18 BMA Communications 355,044 - - 2,268,409

19 Portfolio Group* 275,295 193,842 42 3,782,954

20 Euro PR Group* 266,901 477,509 -44 776,595

21 CCD Healthcare PR 250,000 225,000 11 250,000

22 College Hill Associates 214,036 - - 8,583,160

23 Lawson Dodd 205,000 91,890 123 1,453,034

24 Kaizo incorporating

Beer Davies* 189,826 - - 2,821,800

25 Counsel

Public Relations* 170,762 - - 1,435,080

% of

Rnk Company Staff fee income Location

03

1 MediTech Media 134 100 London

2 Munro &

Forster Communications* 52 97 London

3 Edelman* 103 26 London

4 Galliard

Healthcare Communications 22 100 London

5 Ruder Finn UK 46 80 London

6 Red Door Communications 23 100 London

7 Medicom Group 20 100 Surrey

8 Atlas Media Group 29 86 Leeds

9 Resolute Communications 14 100 London

10 Ashley Communications 10 100 Middlesex

11 Myriad Public Relations 22 69 Cambs

12 Pegasus Public Relations 17 83 West Sussex

13 NorthBank Communications 9 100 London

14 Biosector 2 6 100 London

15 M Communications 17 17 London

16 The Red Consultancy* 112 6 London

17 Media Strategy 12 40 London

18 BMA Communications 22 16 London

19 Portfolio Group* 56 7 London

20 Euro PR Group* 13 34 London

21 CCD Healthcare PR 5 100 London

22 College Hill Associates 87 2 London

23 Lawson Dodd 14 14 London

24 Kaizo incorporating Beer Davies* 41 7 London

25 Counsel Public Relations* 17 12 London

All figures relate to year ended December 2003. Fee income = PR fees

plus mark up. *Denotes PRCA member

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

- PR companies owned by Omnicom, Interpublic, WPP, Grey, Havas and

Publicis have not entered the league tables. Companies affected include:

Athena Medical, Burson- Marsteller, Cohn & Wolfe, Porter Novelli,

Fleishman-Hillard, GCI/APCO, Grayling Group, Hill & Knowlton, Ketchum,

Medical Action Communications, Manning Selvage & Lee, Ogilvy, The Shire

Health Group and Weber Shandwick

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