A Tale of 2 Countries – Italy and Australia

We had a request to look at the Global 5000 companies in Italy and Australia and are sharing that here. There are 42 G5000 companies in Australia and 28 in Italy. Interesting in that Italy has more than twice the population of Australia (approx 58 million vs 21) and...

The Largest Companies in Japan

As we continue our updates and additions to the Global 5000 companies, we can select segments by geography and industry. If you would like us to post a specific industry or country list — post a comment here or send an email to TheGlobal5000@gmail.com. Here we...

Global 5000 Updates – March 2010. Big Revenue Drops

With 2009 results being announced throughout these weeks, we took a look at 500 companies that reported 2009 revenue results. Looking back over the past few years for these companies, 2007 revenue grew by 10.8%. And 2008 grew another 9.2% Then came 2009 — which...

The Largest Companies in the UK

As part of our data building work for the Global 5000, we keep track of the country where companies are headquartered. With that data we can look at companies by location and by industry. Here’s the list of the largest (by revenue) companies in the UK BP HSBC...

Asia Companies in the Global 5000

In the Global 5000 list of companies, Asia is well represented with over 400 companies and it is only growing. Japan leads the way but China’s growth in particular bears watching. Japan = 281 China = 44 Hong Kong = 27 Taiwan = 26 South Korea = 23 India = 21...