This is the twenty-second edition of R&S’s annual statistical survey of major multinational companies.
It covers 390 large enterprises, 320 of which are industrial companies in the manufacturing and energy sectors, 26 are telecommunications businesses, 23 are utilities and 21 are software and web companies operating in the web services (internet services and internet retailing) and software production (software products and interactive entertainment software) industries.
The software and web companies posted an aggregate turnover of €557,8bn in 2016; they are smaller than the other multinational groups covered in the survey but grow quicker, in terms of size, revenues and workforce. They are also more solid in capital terms and liquidity. Go to http://www.mbres.it.
Milan, 14 November 2017