The Biggest Public Companies in Singapore  

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Forbes magazine recently released its 13th Annual Global 2000 list – an annual list of the biggest public companies in the world. The list comprises of the largest and the most powerful companies. Forbes determined the biggest public companies using their metrics. The companies are measured by market value, revenues, assets and profits. Forbes used the four metrics to come up with a list of unbiased results.

A customer walks towards a branch of the DBS bank in Singapore

There were sixty one countries measured. If we combine the revenues of these countries, the sum will be US$39 trillion with profits of about US$3 trillion and assets worth US$162 trillion. As for the market value of these countries, it rose to US$48 trillion. As expected, China dominated the list because five of their public companies are in the top ten spot. However, Singapore will not be left behind. Twenty of our public companies entered the 2000 list.

Here are some public companies in Singapore included in Forbe’s list:

  • DBS: DBS is at the 268th DBS has listed revenues worth US$9.8 billion, profits worth US$3.2 billion, assets worth US$332.6 billion and market value worth US$37.5 billion.
  • Oversea-Chinese Banking: As for the Oversea-Chinese Banking, they are at the 302nd Oversea-Chinese Banking has listed revenues worth US$8.8 billion, profits worth US$3 billion, assets worth US$302.9 billion and market value worth US$31.2 billion.
  • SingTel: SingTel is at the 325th SingTel has listed revenues worth US$13.4 billion, profits worth US$3 billion, assets worth US$31.1 billion and market value worth US$52.1 billion.
  • United Overseas Bank: United Overseas Bank is at the 348th United Overseas Bank has listed revenues worth US$7.7 billion, profits worth US$2.6 billion, assets worth US$231.6 billion and market value worth US$27.5 billion.

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  • Wilmar International: Wilmar International is at the 369th Wilmar International has listead revenues worth US$43.1 billion, profits worth US$1.2 billion, assets worth US$43.6 nillion and market value worth US$15.2 billion.
  • Keppel Corp: Keppel Corp is at the 639th Keppel Corp has listed revenues worth US$10.5 billion, profits worth US$1.5 billion, assets worth US$23.8 billion and market value worth US$12 billion.
  • CapitaLand: CapitaLand is at the 901st CapitaLand has listed revenues worth US$3.2 billion, profits worth US$916 million, assets worth US$33.3 billion and market value worth US$11.3 billion.
  • Flextronics International: Flextronics International is at the 979th Flextronics International has listed revenues worth US$26.9 billion, profits worth US$509 million, assets worth US$12.1 billion and market value worth US$7.2 billion.
  • Avago Technologies: Avago Technologies is at the 1061st Avago Technologies has listed revenues worth US$5.2 billion, profits worth US$509 million, assets worth US$12.1 billion and market value worth US$7.2 billion.

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