According to IPG’s third-quarter results, the group generated revenues of $1.84 billion, up 8.3 percent year-on-year. On an organic basis IPG’s revenue increased 6.3 percent. Overall revenue for nine months was $5.33 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent from $5.00 billion for the period last year. IPG’s income before income taxes was $157.5 million, up 104.5 percent year-on-year. The group owns agencies including FCB, Initiative, McCann, Lowe and Partners and R/GA.