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Distribution of the 30 largest public companies

Source: Forbes: Global 2000. The World's Largest Public Companies, May 2018, available at https://www.forbes.com/global2000/list/.

 

This figure from Elisabeth Bublitz, Michael Leisinger, Nele Yang's article "Europe's Search for Superstar Firms: The Puzzle of European Champions" from our current issue shows Distribution of the 30 largest public companies in the world. Of the 30 largest public companies, the US has the highest number (13), followed by China (7) and Germany (3).