|Hill & Knowlton||$330m||$200m|
- Brain estimates GolinHarris' global revenue at $125m. AdAge puts its US revenue at $109m. The two figures might explain why the firm is - as I understand - hungry to expand outside its home market.
- Both estimates indicate what many in the industry have been saying for a while - 2009 was a tough year for Porter-Novelli. Brain has them slumping 25 per cent in 2009, which would help explain Omnicom's awful PR numbers last year, while AdAge opts for a more conservative 15 per cent drop.
- According to AdAge, FD shed a remarkable 20% of its US earnings in 2009.