Enterprise Holdings, North America's largest car rental company, is also one of the largest private companies in the United States.
The Clayton-based company is the 20th largest private American company, according to a ranking from Forbes that was reported by the St. Louis Business Journal on Wednesday:
Enterprise Holdings ranked No. 20 this year on Forbes' list with 2012 revenue of $13.5 billion and more than 74,000 employees companywide. Enterprise ranked No. 15 on the Forbes list last year and topped the Business Journal's Top 150 Privately-Held Companies list this year.
Enterprise has been headquartered in Clayton since 1957. Its founder, Jack Taylor, graduated from Clayton High School and attended Washington University in St. Louis, a company biography states.
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