Publicis Groupe: First Half 2021 Results

Full recovery with all KPIs exceeding 2019 levels

  • Q2 organic growth at +17.1%, more than recovering vs. Q2 2020 at -13.0%
    • New acceleration in the U.S. at +15.2%, with Epsilon at +31.1% and Publicis Sapient at +27.0%
    • Continued momentum in Asia at +13.6%, Europe rebounding at +23.0%
    • U.S. and Asia at +7% organic growth vs. 2019
  • Full recovery in H1 overall
    • Organic growth at +9.7% vs. -8.0% in H1 2020
    • All-time high operating margin rate at 16.5% in a first-half
    • Growth of +27% in Headline EPS at €2.23 and +22% in Free Cash Flow at €605m
  • Number 1 in rankings in New Business in H1
  • Upgrade of all 2021 guidance KPIs with full recovery expected in one year instead of two: organic growth at 7%, operating margin rate at 17%, Free Cash Flow between €1.2bn and €1.3bn

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