a corporation owned and usually controlled by one or a few shareholders; stock is not publicly traded
A corporation in which stock shares and voting control are concentrated in the hands of a small number of investors, but for which some shares are available and traded on the market.
A corporation whose shares are not freely traded and are held by a limited number of people.
stock is publicly traded but most is held by a few shareholders who have no plans to sell
a business that is generally owned by only a few people (shareholders) and is not publicly traded
a corporation whose shares are owned by a relatively limited number of stockholders
A nonpublic corporation that is owned by a small number of shareholders.
A term used to describe a corporation whose shares are neither listed for trading on a recognized stock exchange nor traded in an over-the-counter market. Technically, a closely-held corporation has less than fifty-one shareholders, excluding employees (Canada). See Privately held company (or corporation)
A corporation whose shares are held by either family members or by relatively few persons.
A corporation with five or fewer shareholders who own more than 50% in value of the stock at any one time during the year. Note, this is the IRS definition. In common usage the definition can be broader.
A corporation owned and usually operated by a few stockholder employees. The owners are usually also the key managers of the business. May be contrasted with the "publicly held corporation."
A corporation that is owned by a small number of individuals who are related. A close corporation fills its own vacancies.
a corporation that only allows a few people to invest in it, such as friends and relatives.
A closely held corporation is any corporation in which the stock is held by a relatively small group of people or entities. Stock of a closely held corporation is not publicly traded on any stock exchange.
Corporation owned by a small group of stockholders. The stock of closely held corporations is not traded on the stock exchange