One of the most famous trade marls IKEA was sold for 75 billion Krones (11.2 billion USD). It was reported in the periodical Local.se. The new owner of the brand now if the subdivision of the Holland concern Inter Ikea Systems.
But comparing with the most expensive brands in the world the price of IKEA is not so great. According to the periodical the most expensive brands in the world in 2011 year were the following:
Apple with price 153 billion USD. Google was estimated at 111.5 billion USD. The third place tool IBM Company with a price 100.8 billion USD. As well top-10 comprises McDonald's, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, AT&T, Marlboro, China Mobile and General Electric.