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This article lists the largest companies in Denmark in terms of their revenue, net profit and total assets, according to the American business magazines Fortune and Forbes.

2019 Fortune listEdit

This list displays all Danish companies in the Fortune Global 500, which ranks the world's largest companies by annual revenue. The figures below are given in millions of US dollars and are for the fiscal year 2018.[1] Also listed are the headquarters location, net profit, number of employees worldwide and industry sector of each company.

Rank Fortune 500
rank
Name Industry Revenue
(USD millions)
Profits
(USD millions)
Employees Headquarters
1 294 Maersk Group Transportation 41,256 3,169 84,404 Copenhagen

2019 Forbes listEdit

This list is based on the Forbes Global 2000, which ranks the world's 2,000 largest publicly traded companies. The Forbes list takes into account a multitude of factors, including the revenue, net profit, total assets and market value of each company; each factor is given a weighted rank in terms of importance when considering the overall ranking. The table below also lists the headquarters location and industry sector of each company. The figures are in billions of US dollars and are for the year 2018.[2]

Rank Forbes
2000 rank
Name Headquarters Revenue
(billions
US$)
Profit
(billions
US$)
Assets
(billions
US$)
Value
(billions
US$)
Industry
1 262 Maersk Group Copenhagen 39.0 3.1 56.6 28.1 Transportation
2 339 Danske Bank Copenhagen 15.4 2.2 548.2 16.6 Banking
3 376 Novo Nordisk Bagsværd 17.7 6.1 17.0 116.3 Pharmaceuticals
4 486 Ørsted Copenhagen 11.5 2.8 26.7 31.4 Utilities
5 794 Carlsberg Group Copenhagen 9.9 0.8 18.0 19.3 Beverages
6 847 Vestas Wind Systems Aarhus 12.0 0.8 13.6 17.9 Electrical equipment
7 1012 DSV Hedehusene 12.5 0.6 5.9 15.5 Transportation
8 1361 Coloplast Fredensborg 2.7 0.6 1.9 21.9 Health care
9 1520 Jyske Bank Silkeborg 2.4 0.4 91.9 3.4 Banking
10 1668 Novozymes Bagsværd 2.3 0.5 3.0 13.2 Pharmaceuticals
11 1899 Lundbeck Copenhagen 2.9 0.6 3.5 8.3 Pharmaceuticals
12 1973 ISS A/S Copenhagen 12.3 0.0 7.6 5.8 Services
13 1977 Drilling Company of 1972 Kongens Lyngby 1.4 0.9 - 3.2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Global 500". Fortune. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  2. ^ "The World's Largest Public Companies". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-07-25.