May 25, 2016
World’s 25 largest public companies in 2016: GM, Ford, GE and Boeing don’t even make the list.
Daimler AG is a German multinational automotive corporation. Daimler AG is headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
BNP Paribas is a French multinational bank and financial services company with global headquarters in Paris. BNP Paribas is one of the largest banks in the world.
Microsoft is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.
Volkswagen Group, or Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, shortly VW AG, and its subsidiaries, is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Allianz is a European financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany. Its core businesses are insurance and asset management.
Ping An, full name Ping An Insurance Company of China, Ltd. is a holding company whose subsidiaries mainly deal with insurance, banking, and financial services. The company was founded in 1988 and has its headquarters in Shenzhen and Shanghai.
Number 18 TIE
Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It comprises numerous subsidiaries and affiliated businesses, most of them united under the Samsung brand.
Number 18 TIE
China Mobile Communications Corporation is a Chinese state-owned telecommunication company that provides mobile voice and multimedia services through its nationwide mobile telecommunications network.
PetroChina Company Limited is a Chinese oil and gas company and is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation, headquartered in Dongcheng District, Beijing. It is China’s biggest oil producer.
Number 15 TIE
Verizon Communications, Inc. is an American broadband and telecommunications company, the largest U.S. wireless communications service provider as of September 2014, and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is based at 1095 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Number 15 TIE
Walmart Stores is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores.
HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Citigroup Inc. or Citi is an American multinational investment banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan, New York City. Citigroup was formed from one of the world’s largest mergers in history by combining the banking giant Citicorp and financial conglomerate Travelers Group in October 1998.
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications corporation, headquartered at Whitacre Tower in downtown Dallas, Texas.
Bank of America (abbreviated as BoA or BofA) is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
Exxon Mobil Corp. is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
Wells Fargo & Company is an American international banking and financial services holding company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with “hubquarters” throughout the country.
Bank of China Limited is one of the 5 biggest state-owned commercial banks in China. It was founded in 1912 by the Republican government to replace the Imperial Bank of China. It is the oldest bank in mainland China still in existence.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company headquartered in New York City.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.
Agricultural Bank of China Limited, also known as AgBank, is one of the “Big Four” banks in the People’s Republic of China. It was founded in 1951, and has its headquarters in Dongcheng District, Beijing.
China Construction Bank Corporation is one of the “big four” banks in the People’s Republic of China.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. is a Chinese multinational banking company, and the largest bank in the world by total assets and by market capitalization. It is one of China’s ‘Big Four’ state-owned commercial banks.