Is This the Year of the Big Merger ?

By the looks of things so far in 2015 could turn out to be the year of the big merger. A few examples of note include: Kraft & Heinz Safeway and Albertsons Ahold merging with Delhaize And last week Aetna and Humana announced they will get together It is mergers of...

Heinz and Kraft Create New Top 20 Food Company

The announcement today that Kraft foods and Heinz will be merging to form one of the largest food companies in the world, had us digging into The Global 5000 database to take a look at where they will rank and how the industry stacks up. Looking at the broad...

Top 100 Oil Companies

Throughout The Global 5000 database, there are a couple of key demographic attributes we track and use to further our research and use to research new companies.  Those are major industry sector and country where the firm is headquartered. Another use of these data...