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The world's biggest family-run companies

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List loaded with familiar names

It's not only shareholders and equity funds that dominate the business sphere; some companies are still run by families. Recently, the Center for Family Business at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, compiled a list of the 500 largest family-run businesses. Let’s take a look at the top 30 companies from the list.

Note: The annual revenue of the businesses are listed in US dollars.

© AP Photo/Axel Heimken; Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg; Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg
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