Top 10 Companies in Europe 2015

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7 GLENCORE XSTRATA


Type: Public Limited Company

Industry Served: Commodities Metals and Mining

Established in: 1974 as Marc Rich+ Co AG

Head-quartered in: BAAR, Switzerland

Area Served: Worldwide

CEO: Ivan Glasenberg

Products specialised in: Metals and minerals, Energy Products, Agricultural

Key Insights:

  • The company was born out of a merger between Glencore and Xstrata in May,2013.
  • It is ranked as the 10th largest company in the Fortune Global 500 list
  • Leading producers, manufacturers, and marketers of Commodities
  • Largest company of Switzerland
  • In late 2015, it is going to close its Newlands underground coal mine in Queensland, Australia
  • By 2014, it was the first blue chip company with no female members in the board of directors
  • It is one of the largest shareholders in the online physical coal trading site, GLOBALCOAL
  • It is listed in London Stock Exchange, Also a prominent constituent of FTSE 100 index, it has secondary listing in HKSE, and from 2013 November it has been listed in Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

REVENUE

200.89 BILLION EURO

PROFIT

2.21 BILLION EURO

MARKET CAP

38.23 BILLION USD

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

200000