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M&A Activity For Global 5000 Companies – May 2013

Each month we track the corporate activity for the Global 5000 companies as they acquire new businesses or divest of various operations.  These 'comings and goings' are interesting and shape markets over time. In the short run, there are real implications for...

A Graphical Look at The Global 5000 Companies

We have been experimenting with Tableau's business analytic software and have posted a number of views of The Global 5000 data. Here are some links to the graphics view of The Global 5000 companies by region: AsiaPac Europe Middle East/Africa North America South...

Global M&A Activity – April 2013

Each month we track the corporate activity for the Global 5000 companies as they acquire new businesses or divest of various operations.  These 'comings and goings' are interesting and shape markets over time. In the short run, there are real implications for...

Global M&A Data for March 2013

Each month we track the corporate activity for the Global 5000 companies as they acquire new businesses or divest of various operations.  These 'comings and goings' are interesting and shape markets over time. In the short run, there are real implications for...

Global M&A Activity for February 2013

Each month we track the corporate activity for the Global 5000 companies as they acquire new businesses or divest of various operations.  These 'comings and goings' are interesting and shape markets over time. In the short run, there are real implications for...

Dell Joins Other Large Private Companies

With Dell going private in one of the largest financial transactions in recent years, they join quite a group of large, private companies at 20th on the list of privates. Here's the list in order of the largest revenue. It does include some firms that are government...

Global M&A Activity for January 2013

Each month we track the corporate activity for the Global 5000 companies as they acquire new businesses or divest of various operations.  These 'comings and goings' are interesting and shape markets over time. In the short run, there are real implications for...

Updates for Spending on Corporate Training and Education

We have updated our estimates of the amount companies spend on corporate education and training. The data is based on survey research that generated averages of spending by industry (vertical markets) and number of employees by various regions of the world. Taking all...

Contact Names Added to the Global 5000 database

Working with our partner, SalesQuest, we have matched 2,800 Global 5000 companies and added just over 19,000 contact names to the companies in the database. To take a look at the details on the SalesQuest site, check here. For more information about The Global 5000...

Global M&A Activity – December 2012

Each month we track the corporate activity for the Global 5000 companies as they acquire new businesses or divest of various operations.  These 'comings and goings' are interesting and shape markets over time. In the short run, there are real implications for...