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Global 5000 Companies — Searching for Top Line Growth

As we have been updating Global 5000 company revenue numbers for 2013, we are struck but the tail off in growth between 2012 and 2013. These big firms were reporting strong growth in the couple of years leading up to the recession, clipping along at 13% and then 7%....

Following the Leaders – because size matters

From a market planning perspective, keeping track of the big players in any market segment will provide a pretty good picture of the size, shape and direction of a market. One can see that using The Global 5000 database and looking at each industry/vertical segment...

M&A Activities for The Global 5000 Companies – November 2013

Each month we track the corporate activity for the Global 5000 companies as they acquire new businesses or divest of various operations.  These 'comings and goings' are interesting and shape markets over time. In the short run, there are real implications for...

China’S Growing Business Influence

Each year, Fortune magazine has published a list of the 500 largest public companies in the world.  We match this list to our Global 5000 and show the rank of the 500. Looking back 5 years on this same list, it is amazing to see the impact that the growth of China has...

M&A Activities for The Global 5000 Companies – July 2013

Each month we track the corporate activity for the Global 5000 companies as they acquire new businesses or divest of various operations.  These 'comings and goings' are interesting and shape markets over time. In the short run, there are real implications for...

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