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The world's biggest family-run companies

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 51: Logo of the Continental Automotive GmbH company in Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany, Europe; The BMW logo on a vehicle displayed during the International Motor Show Auto 2019 in Riga, Latvia, 13 April 2019. The automotive industry event is the biggest in the Baltic countries and runs from 12 to 14 April.

Did you know that some of the world’s most successful companies are family-run? The Center for Family Business at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, recently released the third edition of the 500 largest family-run businesses, ranking them by revenue. Let’s take a look at the top 50 companies in the list.

Note: The annual revenue of the businesses is listed in US Dollar ($).

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