What is a Closely Held Corporation? What is a Publicly Held Corporation?

The difference between a closely held corporation and publicly held corporations is that a publicly held corporation is owned by stockholders who buy and sell corporate shares on the stock market. A closely held corporation is owned by a close-knit group of shareholders that do not publicly trade their stock in companies. Learn more in our free legal guide below.

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UPDATED: Aug 16, 2022

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