This Tableau visualization is based on the work of Stefania Vitali, James B. Glattfelder, and Stefano Battiston of Systems Design, ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland.
Their paper, titled “The Network of Global Corporate Control” is found here:
Here are my Tableau visualizations. As additional attributes, I’ve joined the NACE hierarchy which classifies the industry of the corporations. The instant insight is that most of them are in Finance Intermediation. The lone corporation belonging to Manufacturing is Walton Enterprises aka Wal-Mart.
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Barclays in the UK stands out from the crowd. There may be further consolidation in this club, after the fall of some of the other financial firms (JPMorgan, Lehman).