FD remained in first place, but lost three clients over the quarter to record 78 clients. Buchanan Communications and Threadneedle Communications were joint second with 59 clients. Threadneedle gained eight additional clients — the largest quarterly AIM client gain among the financial PR firms.
Pelham Bell Pottinger gained four additional AIM 100 clients to bring the firm two clients shy of FD, which tops the AIM 100 list with 14 clients. Buchanan Communications is in second place with 13.
Buchanan overtakes FD in the AIM 50 list, gaining one client to reach nine, while FD fell three to record seven clients. Brunswick Group is third in the AIM 50 list with five clients.