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Largest Privately-Owned Companies
Based in Los Angeles County

Ranked by Sales, 2016

Company Location Industry Worldwide
Employees Year Founded
Capital Group of Companies, Inc Los Angeles Asset Management 7.3* 7,000 1931
Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc Westlake Village Electrical Equipment Wholesaler 4.6* 6,200 1957
Forever 21, Inc Los Angeles Apparel Retail 4.0* 30,000 1984
Parsons Corporation 1 Pasadena Heavy Construction 3.2 11,500 1944
The Wonderful Company 2 Los Angeles Holding Company - Nut & Citrus Farms,
Teleflora, Juice & Water, Freight,
Vineyards & Winery, Pest Control, Etc.
4.0 8,500 1979
Panda Restaurant Group Rosemead Restaurants 2.8 27,000 1973
Newegg, Inc City of Industry Online Computer/Electronics Retailer 2.6* 2,500 2001
Guitar Center, Inc Westlake Village Musical Equipment Retail 2.2* 10,000 1964

* Estimated by Forbes Magazine
1) For reasons undetermined to the Almanac, Parsons Corporation was listed in the 2017 Forbes List of America's Largest Private Companies. We continue to list them here.
2) The Wonderful Company was know as Roll Global prior to 2015 and Roll International prior to that.

Source: Forbes Magazine

Platinum Equity LLC of Beverly Hills, listed in Forbes' annual List of America's Largest Private Companies through 2015, was reclassified as a private equity firm in 2016 and was, therefore, no longer eligible for the list.

Parsons Corporation is the largest 100-percent employee-owned company in the United States.