Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2018

Tracking the top-revenue performers from rising stars to seasoned industry leaders.

Largest Private Companies

Special Report

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Group Project

Capital Group shakeup part of private investment company’s unorthodox structure

Capital Group Cos. reshuffled scores of its portfolio managers and analysts assigned to its three major equities business units this summer as the downtown–based investment giant seized upon an accelerating inflow of cash from investors shifting to its safe-haven mutual funds, according to an analyst with fund tracker Morningstar Inc. who was familiar with the shakeup.

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Perspective on L.A.’s Private Companies

Changes in L.A. economy reflected in private cos. lists

Manufacturing and real estate-related companies have declined in prominence on the Business Journal’s private companies lists over the past 20 years while architecture/engineering/construction, finance and wholesale/ distribution firms have grown their presence.

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Private Cos. See Sales Growth

Economy: Revenues among top earners up 7.5 percent

The largest private companies based in Los Angeles show growth.

Real Estate Quarterly | Sunset Scene

The real estate market in Los Angeles County is expansive with a diverse array of submarkets all featuring unique characteristics and component parts.

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Chinatown: Ripe for New Round of Development

The developments profiled here highlight growing developer and investor interest in Chinatown and its adjacent areas.

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Banking & Finance Quarterly

A special report on the banking and finance sector.

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Who's Who in Real Estate: Getting Hotter

L.A.’s industrial real estate market is heating up.

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Video Highlights from ICONS 2018

The Los Angeles Business Journal’s second annual ICONS event hosted 200 invited guests on May 23 at the Montage Beverly Hills to hear from a lineup of honorees selected for their overall standing in the local business community.

Digital Play in L.A.

Burgeoning e-sports industry evolves, develops hub here

E-sports is growing up, and Los Angeles County may be its top playground.

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Bryan Lourd


Bryan Lourd is a partner and co-chairman of Creative Artists Agency, the entertainment and sports agency with offices around the world, including in the Los Angeles headquarters, London, Nashville, and Beijing. CAA represents artists working in film, television, music, theater, games and digital media.

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Richard Meier

LA 500

Architect Richard Meier founded Richard Meier & Partners Architects, the company responsible for many iconic buildings, including the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

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Thom Mayne

LA 500

Thom Mayne is founder and design director of Morphosis, an interdisciplinary and collectively organized architecture firm launched in 1972.

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Christopher Martin

LA 500

Christopher Martin is the chairman and chief executive of AC Martin, one of California’s most venerable architecture firms.

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