Forbes Global 2000: UK'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 British 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 95 British companies on the 2013 Forbes Global 2000 list. Collectively, the companies had a combined market value of $2.319 trillion, with $13.984 trillion in assets; generating $2.169 trillion in revenues and $115 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)
6 HSBC Holdings 104.9 14.3 2684.1 201.3
18 BP 370.9 11.6 301 130.4
33 Vodafone 74.4 11.1 219.9 135.7
65 Prudential 90.2 3.6 489.4 44.7
98 Standard Chartered 26.9 4.9 636.5 64.4
105 Tesco 102.8 4.5 81.1 46.9
112 GlaxoSmithKline 43 7.4 63.5 111.1
149 AstraZeneca 28.6 6.4 52.5 58
159 British American Tobacco 24.1 6.1 44.2 102
163 BG Group 19.3 4.6 64.4 60.6
179 National Grid 21.7 3.3 75.6 40.7
188 SABMiller 16.7 4.3 55 84.1
208 Legal & General Group 56.9 1.3 562.9 15.5
221 BT Group 30.9 3.2 37.3 32.5
224 Old Mutual 32.2 1.9 230.4 15.5
242 Diageo 16.9 3 34.5 76.4
245 Centrica 38.9 2.1 35.4 27.7
287 Standard Life 31.2 1.1 283 13.5
291 Rolls-Royce Holding 19.8 3.7 28.9 30.7
296 Imperial Tobacco Group 23.7 1.1 44.4 35.2
319 Reckitt Benckiser Group 15.6 3 24.4 51.2
325 BAE Systems 26.3 1.7 36.2 18.8
355 WPP 16.9 1.3 40.3 20.7
390 Lloyds Banking Group 75.6 -2.3 1495.9 53.8
400 Barclays 55.7 -1.7 2422.5 62.3
420 Royal Bank of Scotland 42.1 -9.4 2133.1 52
435 Rio Tinto 51 -3 117.6 98.5
471 Compass Group 27.3 1 14.4 23.1
473 Aon 11.5 1 30.5 18.7
493 Associated British Foods 19.8 0.9 16.2 22.7
502 Reed Elsevier 9.9 1.7 17.9 25.6
520 J Sainsbury 35.7 1 19.7 10.4
520 Aviva 69 -5.1 512.7 14.5
522 Anglo American 29.4 -1.5 78.1 39.9
539 SSE 50.8 0.3 31.1 21.2
576 Wim Morrison Supermarkets 28.8 1 16.6 9.5
642 Ensco 6.8 1.8 18.5 14.1
643 Kingfisher 16.8 0.9 15.6 10.3
679 Delphi Automotive 15.5 1.1 10.2 13.6
700 British Sky Broadcasting 10.7 1.4 8.6 21.6
731 RSA Insurance Group 14.4 0.6 33.4 6.3
753 Pearson 8.2 0.5 18.1 14.9
756 Antofagasta 6.7 1 12.9 16.1
759 Marks & Spencer 15.9 0.8 11.6 9.1
900 London Stock Exchange 1.1 0.8 163.6 5.7
912 International Airlines 23.9 -1.2 25.6 7.6
923 Evraz Group 16.4 0.5 17 5.4
924 Investec 5.8 0.4 82.1 6.5
979 GKN  10.6 0.8 9.7 6.8
999 Land Securities Group 1.1 0.8 17.3 9.8
1006 Johnson Matthey 19.3 0.5 5.2 7.5
1013 Subsea 7 6.3 0.8 10.5 8.3
1076 Vedanta Resources 14 0.1 45.4 4.7
1098 Schroders 2.3 0.4 23.8 9.2
1120 Next 5.6 0.8 3 10
1133 Tullow Oil 2.4 0.6 9.4 17.2
1202 Petrofac 6.5 0.6 5.3 8.1
1206 British Land 0.6 0.8 13 7.5
1277 United Utilities 2.5 0.5 16 7.1
1283 Smith & Nephew 4.2 0.7 5.5 10.2
1293 Polyus Gold International 2.8 0.9 5.6 9.8
1318 Essar Energy 16.7 -0.6 17.4 2.9
1350 Eurasian Natural Resources 6.3 -0.8 20.2 6.8
1414 Rexam 7 0.3 9.9 6.3
1451 Direct Line Insurance 6.1 0.3 18.8 4.7
1464 Capita 5.4 0.4 6.3 8.7
1487 Mondi 7.7 0.3 8.7 6.4
1489 Bunzl 8.7 0.3 4.8 6.5
1498 G4S 11.9 0.1 9.1 6.4
1517 EasyJet 6.2 0.4 6.9 6.4
1526 Travis Perkins 7.9 0.4 7.1 5
1540 InterContinental Hotels 1.9 0.6 3.1 8.1
1551 Weir Group 4.1 0.5 5.3 7.9
1554 ICAP 2.7 0.2 129.9 3.2
1571 Burberry Group 3 0.4 2.4 9.7
1602 Smiths Group 4.7 0.4 5.3 7.8
1636 ARM Holdings 0.9 0.3 2.3 19.6
1647 Serco Group 7.8 0.4 5.3 4.7
1654 Tate & Lyle 4.9 0.5 4.6 5.8
1664 Aggreko 2.6 0.4 3.4 8
1671 FirstGroup 10.7 0.3 8.4 1.5
1680 Balfour Beauty 15.4 0.1 9.2 2.9
1683 Thomas Cook Group 15.3 -0.9 9.2 1.6
1704 ITV 3.6 0.4 4.4 7.8
1726 Carphone Warehouse 0 1.2 1.2 1.4
1778 Whitbread 2.8 0.4 4.7 7
1779 AMEC 6.8 0.4 4 4.8
1812 Vesuvius 2.5 0.9 3 1.7
1813 Sage Group 2.2 0.5 4 6.1
1843 Inchcape 9.6 0.3 5.5 3.6
1854 Willis Group Holdings 3.5 -0.4 15.1 6.6
1892 Dixons Retail 13.3 -0.3 4.7 1.9
1941 Severn Trent 2.8 0.3 12.3 5.9
1942 Aberdeen Asset Management 1.4 0.3 6.5 7.5
1987 IMI 3.5 0.4 2.8 6.6

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