Forbes Global 2000: Germany's Largest Companies

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The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual list of the world's 2000 largest publicly listed corporations. Below is a compilation of German companies featured on the list in 2013.

The values on the list were last updated on May 2013. All figures are consolidated and in US dollars.

In total, there were 50 German companies on the 2013 Forbes Global 2000 list. Collectively, the companies had a combined market value of $1.263 trillion, with $7.636 trillion in assets; generating $2.085 trillion in revenues and $96 billion in profits.

Click on the companies' names to find out more information on the company, including the type of industry it is in and its listing name in the stock exchange.

Alternatively, you can browse other Forbes Global 2000 companies, by country, at the end of this article.

Global Rank Company Sales 
($billion)
Profits 
($billion)
Assets
($billion)
Market Value
($billion)
14 Volkswagen Group 254 28.6 408.2 94.4
25 Allianz 140.3 6.8 915.8 66.4
36 Daimler 150.8 8 211.9 64.1
51 Siemens 100.6 5.7 134.4 91.9
55 BMW Group 98.8 6.6 165.5 60
69 BASF 103.9 6.4 83.5 90.1
81 Munich Re 88 4.2 340.6 34.9
99 E.ON 174.2 2.9 184.9 32.5
120 Bayer 52.5 3.2 65.6 84.9
177 RWE Group 67 1.7 111.5 22.9
190 Deutsche Post 73.2 2.2 45 29.4
211 SAP 20.9 3.6 35.5 103.9
235 Continental 43.2 2.5 35.2 25.3
271 Linde 20.2 1.6 43.5 35.2
301 Deutsche Bank 55 0.4 2652.6 41.3
317 Henkel 21.8 2 25 37.3
329 Fresenius 24.8 1.2 40.5 22.1
403 Deutsche Lufthansa 39.7 1.3 37.5 9.7
413 Talanx 34.9 0.8 171.7 7.9
433 Deutsche Telekom 76.9 -6.9 136.1 48.4
451 Merck 13.8 0.7 28.6 32
462 Porsche Automobil Holding 5.2 10.3 41.1 24.5
475 EnBW-Energie Baden 24.7 0.6 48.5 10.8
570 Adidas 19.6 0.7 14.7 21.8
595 HeidelbergCement 18 0.4 37 13.9
654 Commerzbank 25.5 0 838.3 9.2
654 ThyssenKrupp Group 51.6 -6 47.4 12.4
684 Deutsche Boerse 2.8 0.8 285.5 12.5
690 Metro Group 88 0 45.8 9.3
930 Beirsdorf 8 0.6 7.2 20.8
996 Südzucker 9.3 0.5 10.9 8.6
1037 Lanxess 11.7 0.7 8.7 6.8
1056 W&W-Wüstenrot 8.8 0.3 101.8 1.9
1126 K+S 5.1 0.9 8.8 9.4
1132 Brenntag 12.5 0.4 7.5 7.7
1259 TUI 23.6 -0.1 16.8 2.8
1320 Aurubis 17.7 0.5 6.3 3.1
1334 Infineon Technologies 5 0.5 7.2 9.3
1338 GEA Group 7.4 0.4 8.5 6.6
1410 Bilfinger 11.2 0.4 8.8 4.9
1441 Celesio 28.6 -0.2 10.5 3.2
1572 Salzgitter 13.4 -0.1 11.7 2.5
1668 Aareal Bank 1.5 0.1 60.3 1.4
1738 Nürnberger 4.7 0.1 28.9 0.9
1759 IKB Deutsche 2.6 -0.7 41.8 0.4
1782 Hugo Boss 3 0.4 2.1 7.7
1790 ProSiebenSat1 Media 3 0.4 7.1 7.9
1875 BayWa 13.5 0.1 5.9 1.7
1880 DVB Bank 1.5 0.2 31.4 1.5
1921 Fraport 3.1 0.3 12.7 5.2

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