Do you mean this Which? Magazine,
? Looks like the English equivalent of Consumer Reports
. "Which" makes me suspect that a bunch of guys that know nothing about knives simply gathered up a dozen brands they could find in the local kitchen shop and started chopping.
No offense, just kidding around a bit, but I am trying to make a point.
Do you have a link to the actual article in question?
I'm not saying don't buy Global; I'm more just saying that if you've got the money to spend there's better you could have for the same money.