AsiaPac Countries in the Database

In our Global 5000 database, we have 761 companies located in the AsiaPac region – slightly more than the 680 in Europe. As many have pointed out, the region is full of promise and developing economies. Over the long term, growth rates are expected to exceed...

How Do We Count Revenue For Banks?

When building and updating a B2B database, we try to gather revenue for each company so it is on a comparable basis as companies in other industry sectors. It sounds fairly simple and straight forward – however, it is not always that easy. In those financial...

M&A And Corporate Activity for September 2011

With September coming to a close, there were a number of corporate activities including M&A, IPO filings, private equity financing, and spin-offs. Focusing on the largest firms – The Global 5000 – there are generally more of these than in smaller...