private company

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private company

a limited company that does not issue shares for public subscription and whose owners do not enjoy an unrestricted right to transfer their shareholdings
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Founded in 2005 by John Poisson, former head of mobile media research and design groups at Sony in Tokyo, Tiny Pictures is a privately held company based in San Francisco.
Petters Group is a privately held company with ownership or investments in over 60 companies around the world of which 20 they actively manage.
CeraPedics, a privately held company focused on the development of synthetic bone graft products incorporating its proprietary P-15(TM) technology, announced today that the results from a pilot study for the treatment of non-union and delayed union fractures have been published in the International Orthopaedics journal.
J2K, based in Garden City, New York, is a privately held company specializing in providing information technology professionals with Technology Acquisition Lifecycle Management services.
Genomic Profiling Systems, a privately held company focused on rapid microbiology innovations for pharmaceutical production, today announced the appointment of Stephen H.