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 May 2013, we added the following 30 companies.

  • AbbVie, Inc.
  • Ache Laboratorios Farmaceuticos
  • Ardagh Group
  • AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.
  • BCBG Max Azria
  • China Resources Enterprise, Ltd
  • Corporate Executive Board
  • Echo Entertainment Group
  • Encore Capital Group, Inc.
  • EverBank Financial Corporation
  • Freedom Group
  • FreightCar America
  • Gildemeister AG
  • Grupo Gigante
  • Henan Shuanghui Investment & Development Co. Ltd.
  • Huttig Building Products
  • Investec plc
  • ION Geophysical Corporation
  • LeapFrog Enterprises
  • Liberty Interactive Corporation
  • Masan Group
  • MBIA, Inc.
  • Osram
  • PBF Energy
  • Potlatch Corporation
  • rue21, Inc.
  • Salini Construction
  • Sears Hometown & Outlet, Inc.
  • Shutterfly
  • Telepizza

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 and this series starting with Asia Pac data.