Largest Privately-Owned Companies
Based in Los Angeles County

Ranked by Sales, 2015

Company Location Industry Worldwide
Sales
($billion)
Employees
Platinum Equity, LLC Beverly Hills Conglomerates 12.5* 54,000
Capital Group of Companies, Inc Los Angeles Asset Management 7.3* 7,000
Dole Food Company, Inc 1 Westlake Village Fruits & Vegetable Producer 4.8 6.200
Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc Westlake Village Electrical Equipment Wholesaler 4.4* 6.200
Parsons Corporation Pasadena Heavy Construction 3.1 10,500
Forever 21, Inc Los Angeles Apparel Retail 4.4* 25,600
The Wonderful Company 2 Los Angeles Holding Company - Nut & Citrus Farms,
Teleflora, Juice & Water, Freight,
Vineyards & Winery, Pest Control, Etc.
3.8 4,100
Newegg, Inc City of Industry Online Computer/Electronics Retailer 2.6* 2,400
Guitar Center, Inc Westlake village Musical Equipment Retail 2.2* 9,500

* Estimated by Forbes Magazine
1 Once a publicly-traded company, outstanding Dole stock was fully acquired by David Murdock and taken private in 2013.
2 The Wonderful Company was know as Roll Global prior to 2015 and Roll International prior to that.

Source: Forbes Magazine


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