During Q1 2017 Global5,000 added 54 new companies to the database and deleted 70 records primarily due to M&A activity. Also, during the quarter, 1,688 records were updated. The currency level of the database now exceeds 98% — meaning over 98% of the records have been updated in the past 12 months.
One major activity with this update was a revision of the Industries and Segments fields. There are 22 Industries with159 segments. An example of an industry is Health Care with segments including: Health Care Providers; Medical Products & Equipment; Pharma & Biotech; and Health Care Plans
There have been some interesting requests and recent selections in Q1 from the set of Global 5000 companies including:
- Private Companies – we have nearly 1,000
- All companies not part of the Forbes Global 2000 list (we over 3,100)
- Companies in emerging market countries – 1,070
- All electronic manufacturers — 510
You can find out more information and ongoing updates by clicking on this link: http://theglobal5000.com/