Internationally-owned companies:
they’ve made the move

  • 1,000 internationally-owned companies
  • 66,000 jobs

Top 10 firms

(WITH OVER 500 EMPLOYEES)

1

Germany

18,9% FIRMS

Germany

226

Firms

12,100

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1PORSCHE AUTOMOBILE HOLDING
  • 2THYSSENKRUPP AG
  • 3DEUTSCHE BAHN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
  • 4CLAAS KGAA MBH
  • 5ALLIANS SE
  • 6DACHSER
  • 7JOH. VAILLANT GMBH & CO. KG
  • 8FREUDENBERG & Co
  • 9FREUDENBERG & Co
  • 10MANN+HUMMEL INTERNATIONAL
2

USA

17.8% FIRMS

USA

213

Firms

12,600

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1HOWMET AEROSPACE INC
  • 2EATON
  • 3XPO LOGISTICS INC
  • 4SNAP-ON INC.
  • 5NEWELL BRANDS IC.
  • 6MEDLINE INDUSTRIES INC
  • 7JOHNSON CONTROL INTER.
  • 8BERRY GLOBAL GROUP
  • 9FLOWSERVE CORP
  • 10GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.
3

Luxembourg

10.2% FIRMS

Luxembourg

117

Firms

6,100

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1RZ INVEST SA
  • 2ARCELORMITTAL SA
  • 3LUXCO HOLDINGS
  • 4ARD HOLDINGS SA
  • 5GESTFAR PATRIMOINE LUXEMBOURG SCA
  • 6GALAPAGOS LUXCO SARL
  • 7CA ANIMATION SA
  • 8QS PDI SCA
  • 9IBERIS INTERNATIONAL SARL
  • 10DEMAPS SA
4

Switzerland

10.0% FIRMS

Switzerland

119

Firms

3,400

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1BUCHER INDUSTRIES AG
  • 2LAFARGEHOLCIM LTD
  • 3SGS S.A.
  • 4KÜHNE + NAGEL INTERNATIONAL AG
  • 5TE CONNECTIVITY LTD
  • 6PARGESA HOLDING
  • 7FAHLWIG HOLDING AG (TRYBA MAYENNE, SOPROFEN LASSAY, TBS INDUSTRIE)
  • 8SCHINDLER HOLDING AG
  • 9INTERROLL HOLDING AG
  • 10AMCOR PLC
5

United Kingdom

5.5% FIRMS

United Kingdom

78

Firms

5,000

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1GKN PLC
  • 2CARLYLE
  • 3INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP
  • 4DS SMITH PLC
  • 53I GROUP PLC
  • 6LANGLEY HOLDINGS PLC
  • 7MEGGITT PLC
  • 8GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
  • 9LYON PLASTICS ACQUISITION CO
  • 10P3 GROUPE
6

Belgium

5.1% FIRMS

Belgium

61

Firms

3,000

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1ALIAXIS
  • 2ECONOM GROUP SA
  • 3FINANCIERE MINH-CAM
  • 4ROBUR CAPITAL (DIRICKX)
  • 5ALGIMO
  • 6PICANOL
  • 7GROUPE BRUXELLES LAMBERT
  • 8HANNECARD
  • 9MECASEAT
  • 10HANNECARD
  • 11GROUPE DUPRE
7

Netherlands

6.3% FIRMS

Netherlands

76

Firms

9,400

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1THIJS HENDRIX BEHEER BV
  • 2TETRA LAVAL HOLDING
  • 3CNH INDUSTRIELS NV
  • 4STMICROELECTRONICS N.V.
  • 5CONSTELLIUM NV
  • 6DENKAVIT INTERNATIONAAL B.V.
  • 7SHV ENERGY NV
  • 8OEP TRAFO COOPERATIEF U.A.
  • 9BEJO
  • 10REFRESCO
8

Italy

4.4% FIRMS

Italy

54

Firms

2,000

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1INTERNATIONAL FINE FOODS SPA (Grand Saloir Saint Nicolas)
  • 2DEA CAPITAL SPA (Cuisines Design Industries)
  • 3COMPAGNIA FIDUCIARIA NAZIONALE S.P.A. (BARILLA France)
  • 4URMET GROUP S.P.A. (Castel, FDI Matelec …)
  • 5TESMEC SPA (Groupe Marais)
  • 6G MEANA & FIGLI SRL (Pusterla 1880 France)
  • 7GEFIM SPA (Zach System)
  • 8MANULI RUBBER INDUSTRIES S.P.A (Manuli Hydraulics France)
  • 9CALPEDA SPA (Calpeda Pompes)
  • 10M.L.G. SRL (Sedapa Osys)
9

Japan

3.2% FIRMS

Japan

38

Firms

3,300

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1NTN CORPORATION
  • 2TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
  • 3SANWA HOLDING CORP
  • 4MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION
  • 5MITSUI CHEMICAL INC.
  • 6AMANO CORPORATION
  • 7ALPHA CORPORATION
  • 8NAGATANIEN HOLDINGS CO
  • 9AMADA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
  • 10YASKAWA
  • 11KUBOTA CORPORATION
  • 12NIPPON SUISAN KAISHA LTD
10

Spain

2.9% FIRMS

Spain

30

Firms

1,300

Jobs

FIRMS RANKED BY STAFF SIZE
  • 1LANTERO
  • 2ARAGOCIAS, SOCIEDAD ANONIMA (SAICA)
  • 3BESICART SL (CELLOPLAST)
  • 4CORTIZO CARTERA SL
  • 5GRUPOPIKOLIN SL
  • 6FLUIDRA SA
  • 7MICH IBERIAN CAPITAL FUND
  • 8ESPECIALITATS M MASDEU SL
  • 9VICENTE BOLUDA FOS
  • 10PRINTEOS SA

Solutions

FOR INTERNATIONALLY-OWNED COMPANIES

Specific support

FOR INTERNATIONALLY-OWNED COMPANIES

Set up your company in Atlantic France and benefit from specific support for internationally-owned companies. Our business location experts have been involved in more than 300 inward investment projects since 2015.

Boost your growth with our International company solutions:

  • Strengthening the region’s appeal and visibility
  • Sharing information about the business outlook and technological and social developments
  • Promoting internationally-owned companies located in Atlantic France
  • Helping new international and French managers to integrate into the ecosystems
  • Connecting with the right people (local authorities, same country CEOs, innovation clusters…)
  • Supporting the growth and investments of local subsidiaries

See also:
Relocation: top 3 initiatives to facilitate your employees’ installation in Atlantic France