Top holding companies

WPP and Omnicom are the winners in Campaign's holding companies tables, topping the media and advertising leagues respectively.

Sir Martin Sorrell: the chief executive officer of WPP
Sir Martin Sorrell: the chief executive officer of WPP

Holding companies ranked by media

Rank 2014Rank 2013Holding companyBillings 2014 (£m)Billings 2013 (£m)Year-on-year % changeKey UK media assetsCentral buying unit
1 1 WPP 3,066.20 2,933.10 4.5 MediaCom, Mindshare, MEC, Maxus, Kinetic Group M
2 2 Omnicom 1,227.30 1,187.60 3.4 OMD, PHD, Rocket, Rapp Media OPera
3 4 Dentsu Aegis Network 1,072.50 1,085.10 -1.2 Carat, Vizeum Amplifi
4 3 Publicis Groupe 955 1,158.40 -17.6 ZenithOptimedia, Starcom MediaVest Group, Walker Media VivaKi
5 5 Interpublic 360.7 386.3 -6.6 UM, Initiative Magna Global
6 6 Havas 310.3 296 4.8 Havas Media, All Response Media, Arena Havas Media


Holding companies ranked by advertising

Rank 2014Rank 2013Holding companyBillings 2014 (£m)Billings 2013 (£m)Year-on-year % changeKey UK media assets
1 1 Omnicom 888.4 820.5 8.3 Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, Adam & Eve/DDB, TBWA UK, Rapp, Proximity
2 2 WPP 863.6 893.50 -3.4 RKCR/Y&R, CHI & Partners (49 per cent), Grey, O&M, JWT, Cheetham Bell, Wunderman, G2
3 4 Publicis Groupe 829.1 864.3 -4.1 BBH, Leo Burnett, Publicis, Saatchi & Saatchi, Fallon, Kitcatt Nohr, Saatchi Masius
4 3 Interpublic 506.9 467.7 8.4 McCann Erickson, DLKW Lowe, FCB Inferno
5 5 Havas 192.6 170.2 13.1 Worldwide London, BETC London

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