Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in the Yeongtong District of Suwon. It is the pinnacle of the Samsung chaebol, accounting for 70% of the group's revenue in 2012. Samsung Electronics has played a key role in the group's corporate governance due to circular ownership. Samsung Electronics has assembly plants and sales networks in 74 countries and employs around 290,000 people..It is Majority owned by foreign investors. It is the world's largest manufacturer of consumer electronics by revenue. As of 2019, Samsung Electronics is the world's second largest technology company by revenue, and its market capitalization stood at US$301.65 billion, the 18th largest in the world.