Urban world: The shifting global business landscape | McKinsey & Company

By 2025, almost half of the world’s biggest companies will probably be based in emerging markets, profoundly altering global competitive dynamics. A McKinsey Global Institute article.

GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight:

shift and flow – urbanization:  “To put this dramatic shift in the balance of global corporate power in perspective, remember that many of the world’s largest companies have maintained their current status for generations: more than 40 percent of the 150 Western European companies in last year’s Fortune Global 500 had been founded before 1900.   

Exhibit 1    

In 2025, almost 230 Fortune Global 500 companies will be based in the emerging world’s cities, up from 24 in 2000.

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