As part of our on-going research activities, we are constantly investigating companies that come to our attention – -scouring lists, IPO filings, M&A activity are all part of the ever-changing landscape. In order to achieve & maintain a set of 5,000 companies, as mergers happen, we need to find new candidate companies. It is never a static process.

During April 2013, we added the following 30 companies.

  • Ali Group
  • Ambac Financial Group
  • Arla Foods
  • Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd
  • Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd
  • Avio Group
  • Bank of Ayudhya
  • bauMax AG
  • Brand Energy, Inc.
  • Cheng Shin Rubber Industries
  • China Molybdenum Co., Ltd
  • Coates Hire Limited
  • Dave & Busters
  • DIA (Distribuidora Internacional de AlimentaciĆ³n, S.A)
  • Gilt Groupe
  • Grupo Lala
  • Grupo Villar Mir
  • Holiday Retirement
  • Hubert Burda Media
  • Inghams Enterprises
  • KraussMaffei Technologies
  • Leucadia National Corporation
  • Metinvest Holdings
  • Minor International
  • Sanoh Industrial Co. Ltd.
  • Semperit AG Holding
  • SunCoke Energy
  • Virgin Group
  • VTB Bank
  • ZE PAK

For more info about the full Global 5000 database, visit this page.

Also, be sure to take a look at this Infographic showing some interesting facts about The Global 5000 companies.