Everybody knows it makes sense to follow the money. With our recent monthly update, we now find 3,000 companies in The Global 5000 have revenue of at least $1 billion. How does your client base look?  How many of those do you have? Most of them are in the US.

Looking around the globe, we see 1,604 of the billion $ companies are in North America, followed by 633 in EMEA and 614 in Asia Pac.

The industry groups with the most billion $ companies are:

  • Financial Services – including AXA, Bank of America and Allianz
  • Industrials – led by Siemens, Samsung and Hitachi
  • Retailers – including Wal-Mart, Carrefour and CVS
  • Basic Materials with companies like BASF, Arcelor Mittal and Dow Chemical
  • Oil & Gas companies led by Exxon Mobile, Royal Dutch Shell, BP and China Petroleum