Client developments in the first half of 2009

Including associates, the Group currently employs over 145,000 full-time people in almost 2,400 offices in 107 countries. It services 345 of the Fortune Global 500 companies, 29 of the Dow Jones 30, 50 of the NASDAQ 100, 33 of the Fortune e-50 and 642 national or multinational clients in three or more disciplines. 387 clients are served in four disciplines and these clients account for 55% of Group revenues. This reflects the increasing opportunities for co-ordination between activities both nationally and internationally. The Group also works with 295 clients in six or more countries. The Group estimates that more than 35% of new assignments in the first half of the year were generated through the joint development of opportunities by two or more Group companies.