The top five construction companies in the world are Vinci, Grupo ACS, Bechtel, Hochtief and Skanska, as of 2015. Bechtel is the only American company in the top five. The remaining four companies are European.
Vinci, the oldest and most profitable construction company in the world, is based in France. Vinci primarily constructs large-scale projects such as sports arenas, hydroelectric dams and roadway systems. Grupo ACS is a Spanish corporation known for building skyscrapers. Grupo ACS has a controlling interest in fellow construction giant Hochtief. Bechtel's most notable construction is the Trans-Alaska Pipeline system. Sweden's Skanska constructed the Meadowland Sports Complex, home to the National Football League's New York Giants and Jets.