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Publicis Groupe is a company that engages in marketing, communication, and digital business transformation. It is organized across 4 Solutions Hubs: Publicis Communications, Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient, and Publicis Health. The company owns several full-service advertising groups that undertake a range of media activities: mobile and interactive online communication, television, magazines and newspapers, cinema and radio, outdoor. Its major brands include:

TypePublic
Founded1926
HQParis, FR
Websitepublicisgroupe.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)83,235(+13%)
Job Openings61
Revenue (FY, 2019)€11 B(+11%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)€30.8
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Publicis Groupe

Nigel Vaz

Nigel Vaz

Digital Business Transformation Lead& CEO Publicis.Sapient
Arthur Sadoun

Arthur Sadoun

Chairman and CEO
Jean-Michel Etienne

Jean-Michel Etienne

Executive Vice President, CFO, Publicis Groupe
Delphine Stricker

Delphine Stricker

VP, Director of Communication
Justin Billingsley

Justin Billingsley

Global Chief Marketing Officer Publicis Groupe, Chairman of Publicis Emil & Publicis One Touch
Anne-Gabrielle Heilbronner

Anne-Gabrielle Heilbronner

Secretary General
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Publicis Groupe Office Locations

Publicis Groupe has offices in Paris, Annecy, Bordeaux, Brest and in 83 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
133 Av. des Champs-Élysées
Annecy, FR
Park Nord - Les Pléïades n°31
Bordeaux, FR
207 Cours du Médoc
Brest, FR
2ème Éperon
Lyon, FR
22 Rue Seguin
Marseille, FR
23 Rue Vacon
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Publicis Groupe Financials and Metrics

Publicis Groupe Revenue

Publicis Groupe's revenue was reported to be €11 b in FY, 2019 which is a 10.6% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2019)

11.0b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

10.6%

Net income (FY, 2019)

844.0m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

1.3b

Market capitalization (14-Oct-2020)

7.6b

Closing stock price (14-Oct-2020)

30.8

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

3.4b

EV

12.6b
Publicis Groupe's current market capitalization is €7.6 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

9.7b9.7b10.0b11.0b

Revenue growth, %

1%0%3%11%

General and administrative expense

6.1b6.0b5.7b6.1b

Operating expense total

8.1b8.1b8.4b9.3b
Half Year
EURH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

4.8b4.1b4.7b4.9b

General and administrative expense

3.1b3.1b2.8b2.9b

Operating expense total

4.1b4.5b4.1b4.3b

Depreciation and amortization

85.0m81.0m265.0m273.0m
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.2b2.4b3.2b3.4b

Accounts Receivable

10.0b9.8b9.1b10.2b

Inventories

406.0m385.0m367.0m411.0m

Current Assets

13.3b13.3b14.4b15.8b
Half Year
EURH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

1.1b1.2b1.8b4.7b

Accounts Receivable

9.2b9.1b8.1b8.5b

Inventories

479.0m429.0m417.0m421.0m

Current Assets

11.5b11.3b12.2b15.6b
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(520.0m)872.0m930.0m844.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7b349.0m726.0m999.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1b1.5b1.9b2.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(173.0m)(136.0m)(207.0m)(232.0m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

385.0m391.0m303.0m346.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

125.0m116.0m406.0m413.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

(466.0m)(382.0m)(119.0m)(89.0m)

Purchases of PP&E

(73.0m)(39.0m)(95.0m)(68.0m)
EURH1, 2016

EV/EBIT

26.8 x

EV/CFO

-34.2 x

Revenue/Employee

61.3k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 x
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Publicis Groupe Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

100 100 126

School Partners

920 900
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Publicis Groupe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RauxaAugust 19, 2019
McCready Bale MediaAugust 14, 2019
EpsilonJuly 02, 2019$3.95 b
Outside LineApril 15, 2019
Soft ComputingDecember 20, 2018
Xebia FranceOctober 22, 2018
KindredOctober 04, 2018
One DigitalAugust 01, 2018
Herd MSLJuly 03, 2017
Sapient CorporationDecember 31, 2015
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Publicis Groupe Cybersecurity Score

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C

75/100

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Publicis Groupe Revenue Breakdown

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Publicis Groupe revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.0% from Leisure / Energy / Luxury, 10.0% from Healthcare, 12.0% from Food & Beverage, 12.0% from Non-Food Consumer Products, 13.0% from TMT, 8.0% from Retail, 15.0% from Automotive, 17.0% from Financial and 5.0% from Other

Publicis Groupe revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 10.3% from Asia Pacific, 26.8% from Europe, 56.3% from North America and 6.6% from Other

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Publicis Groupe Online and Social Media Presence

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Publicis Groupe News and Updates

McDonald’s Appoints Publicis Groupe As Media Planning Agency in China

McDonald’s has appointed Publicis as its media-planning agency partner in mainland China tasked with strategic planning across all media channels, as well as digital to support customer data platform development and application in media planning for the fast food brand.

Publicis Groupe reports 3% fall in organic revenue and plans cuts amid Covid-19

Publicis Groupe has announced a 17.1% increase in net revenue to €2.5bn (£2.1bn) but a 2.9% fall in organic growth for the first quarter of 2020, in its first set of results that show some impact from the Covid-19 crisis.

Publicis Groupe: Supervisory Board Release

During an extraordinary meeting on Monday 16, March, the Supervisory Board of Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC 40] has been updated by the Management Board on the measures taken and applied immediately by country management teams

Publicis Groupe: 2019 Full Year Results

Reported net revenue up 9.3% for the full year, with Epsilon contributing in H2 Organic growth at -2.3%, in line with update provided in October Operating margin rate up, at 17.3% (1) (+30 basis points), including c.€100m additional investment in talents

Publicis Groupe appoints Ian Wharton as Executive Creative Director of Publicis Sapient

Publicis Groupe appoints Ian Wharton as Executive Creative Director of Publicis SapientWharton will form part of the Publicis Groupe UK creative line up, with a focus on the Experience capability

Publicis Groupe Agencies Continue to Score a Perfect 100 on The Human Rights Campaign’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Publicis Groupe Agencies Continue to Score a Perfect 100 on The Human Rights Campaign’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index
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Publicis Groupe Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Publicis Groupe founded?

    Publicis Groupe was founded in 1926.

  • Who are Publicis Groupe key executives?

    Publicis Groupe's key executives are Nigel Vaz, Arthur Sadoun and Jean-Michel Etienne.

  • How many employees does Publicis Groupe have?

    Publicis Groupe has 83,235 employees.

  • What is Publicis Groupe revenue?

    Latest Publicis Groupe annual revenue is €11 b.

  • What is Publicis Groupe revenue per employee?

    Latest Publicis Groupe revenue per employee is €132.2 k.

  • Who are Publicis Groupe competitors?

    Competitors of Publicis Groupe include Deloitte, R.R. Donnelley & Sons and WPP.

  • Where is Publicis Groupe headquarters?

    Publicis Groupe headquarters is located at 133 Av. des Champs-Élysées, Paris.

  • Where are Publicis Groupe offices?

    Publicis Groupe has offices in Paris, Annecy, Bordeaux, Brest and in 83 other locations.

  • How many offices does Publicis Groupe have?

    Publicis Groupe has 89 offices.