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Largest Privately-Owned Companies
Based in Los Angeles County

Ranked by Sales, 2022

Harbor Freight Tools, Calabasas

Harbor Freight Tools headquarters in Calabasas. Photo by David Stargell, CC by SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons.

In 2022, there were 246 companies in Forbes' list of the largest private companies in America (those not offering ownership of stock in the company to the public). Of these, 26 were based in California and eight were based in Los Angeles County.

Company Location Industry Global Sales
Employees Year Founded
Capital Group Companies Los Angeles Financial Services & Asset Management $8.0 8,000 1931
Harbor Freight Tools Calabasas Hardware Retailer $6.8 25,000 1977
The Wonderful Company Los Angeles Holding Company - Nut & Citrus Farms,
Teleflora, Juice & Water, Freight,
Vineyards & Winery, Pest Control, Etc.
$5.0 10,000 1979
Panda Restaurant Group Rosemead Restaurants $4.5 30,000 1973
Company Location Industry Global Sales
Employees Year Founded
99 Cents Only Stores Commerce Retailing $2.9 17,000 1982
Guitar Center Westlake Village Musical Instrument Retailer $2.6 10,000 1964
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Los Angeles Law Firm $2.5 2,500 1890
Red Chamber Co. Vernon Seafood Exporter/Processor $2.2 1,700 1973

* Sales numbers are Forbes Magazine estimates.
† The Wonderful Company was known as Roll Global prior to 2015 and Roll International prior to that.

Source: Forbes Magazine

The Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher law firm has 20 offices worldwide, including offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris, Sao Paulo, Dubai, and throughout the US. The firm employs more than 1,700 lawyers.