Spain´s Biggest Companies By Region

A new report shows the biggest companies in each of Spain´s 17 autonomous regions.

The rankings of the companies are by annual turnover & employees and taken from data compiled by research group INFOADEX, including surveys from some 200,000 professionals from all over Spain.

No surprise that communications  behemoth Telfonica dominates the Madrid region. The company whose headquarters are in Madrid will  be celebrating its centenary has over 100,000 employees generating nearly 40 billion Euros in sales.

Brewer Mahou ranks as closely with sales of over a billion Euros and some 4,000 employees – most of them employed directly in the firm´s main plant in the Algete municipality of Madrid.

Mahou overtook communications behemoth Telefonica who are also headquartered in Madrid.

Indeed this year´s data shows a strong improvement in the dominance of companies in the agri-food sector such as dairy producer,Central Lechera Asturiana in Asturias, wine maker, Félix Solís in Ciudad Real, cured meats, El Jamón in Huelva, and fellow brewer Heineken-Cruzcampo in Seville.

The report looked at matrix such as employee numbers, turnover by region and nationally, market share and capitalization as well as investments made.

The data analysed company results over a 5-year period as well as distinguishing between importers, exporters, importers-exporters and those without sales outside Spain.

The geographical location of the company’s registered office and tax office the geographical distribution of the branches, the business environment, which classifies the work centers as industrial estates, business parks, urban centers, etc., and the size of the municipality in which each work center is located.

Gerardo Raído, Chief Digital Officer of INFOADEX said:  “For companies it is critical to analyze the market and their customers from a multi-data perspective and take into account multiple variables to obtain advanced analysis and make the best decisions based on data and insights from worth.” Gerardo adds; “With this ranking we wanted to evaluate the relevance of the companies taking into account not only values ​​such as turnover and number of employees, but also their digital presence, brand power and qualitative data such as their imprint in their own province.”

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