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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...

Average Employees at Global 5000 Companies

There has been a lot of interest recently in jobs and job growth as governments try to get economies moving. The Global 5000 companies naturally play a big role here as the largest companies and employers in the world. We went back & looked at the stats for the...

Where are the jobs?

A major point of contention as the global economy recovers and then falters is that the recovery appears to be a jobless one. Like many generalizations, it pays to scratch the surface and look at some of the data to get a better look at where there has been job growth...

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