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The Global 5000 Company Activities in 2011 – M&A and others

During 2011, The Global 5000 companeis were very active with a number of mergers, acquisitions, divesting assets, new IPO's and other corporate actions. In total we recorded 245 activities representing over 330 companies. Tallying up the key areas, there were 135...

The Forbes List & Private Companies in The Global 5000

Forbes magazine has published their annual list of the largest private companies in the US - listed here. They cover US private companies with $2 billion + revenue. This past year (2010 revenue) there were 212 companies that fit the criteria. Except for a few of the...

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 both...

Global 5000 M&A Corporate Activity – October 2011

During the month of October, The Global 5000 companies announced 15 significant deals 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...

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 companies. These...

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