10. Wells Fargo (USA), Banking – US$279 billion
Wells Fargo is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the USA. It is the world’s fourth-largest bank by market capitalization and the third largest bank in the US by total assets.
9. JPMorgan Chase (USA), Banking – US$314 billion
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City. JPMorgan Chase is the largest bank in the United States, and is ranked by S&P Globalas the sixth largest bank in the world by total assets as of 2018, to the amount of $2.534 trillion.
8. Johnson & Johnson (USA), Pharma – US$338 billion
Johnson & Johnson’s brands include numerous household names of medications and first aidsupplies. Among its well-known consumer products are the Band-Aid Brand line of bandages, Tylenol medications, Johnson’s baby products, Neutrogena skin and beauty products, Clean & Clear facial wash and Acuvuecontact lenses.
7. Exxon Mobil (USA), Oil and Gas – US$340 billion
Exxon Mobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. It is the largest direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company, and was formed on November 30, 1999 by the merger of Exxon (formerly the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey) and Mobil (formerly the Standard Oil Company of New York). ExxonMobil’s primary brands are Exxon, Mobil, Esso, and ExxonMobil Chemical.
6. Facebook Inc. (USA), Technology – US$410 billion
Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company. It is based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
5. Berkshire Hathaway (USA), Conglomerate Holding Company – US$411 billion
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The company wholly owns GEICO, Duracell, Dairy Queen, BNSF, Lubrizol, Fruit of the Loom, Helzberg Diamonds, Long & Foster, FlightSafety International, Pampered Chef, and NetJets, and also owns 38.6% of Pilot Flying J, 26.7% of the Kraft Heinz Company, and significant minority holdings in American Express (17.6%), Wells Fargo (9.9%), The Coca-Cola Company (9.4%), Bank of America (6.8%), and Apple (5.22%).
4. Alphabet/Google (USA), Technology – US$579 billion
Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mountain View, California. It was created through a corporate restructuring of Google and became the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries. The two founders of Google assumed executive roles in the new company, with Larry Page serving as CEO and Sergey Brin as president.