Third quarter revenue rise for Publicis

Publicis Groupe has reported an increase of 10.8% in revenue for the third quarter to €1.12m compared with €1.01m for the same period in 2006.

It has reported that 43.3% of group revenue came from North America, 37.3% from Europe, 11.1% from Asia Pacific, 5.9% from Latin America and 2.3% from the Middle East and Africa. The share of emerging economies in the group’s total third quarter revenue rose to 22%.

Its revenue for the first nine months of 2007 grew by 7.5% to €3.37m from €3.134m for the corresponding period in 2006.

Maurice Levy (pictured), Publicis Groupe chairman and chief executive, says: “All our operations are performing well with the exception of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, penalized by difficulties in the healthcare sector in general.”

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