Seven North Texas firms are on this year's list of largest privately owned companies in the U.S., according to the 2016 ranking by Forbes.
Computer giant Dell is the state's highest ranking private company by revenue, checking in at No. 4 overall. The Round Rock-based technology hardware company had revenue of $54.9 billion. Dell recently sold its Plano-based information technology services division to NTT Data, a global technology services company.