Grant Thornton Recognizes ACN as the 8th largest privately held business in North Carolina on its annual NC100 list. Concord, NC – October 8, 2013 – ACN, Inc. was recognized as the 8th largest private company in North Carolina in this year’s Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 (NC100) list. The NC100 2013 list is based on revenue in 2012 and has celebrated the essential role private companies have played in building the Carolinas for over 25 years.
According to Grant Thornton, “The NC100 recognizes the tenacity, grit, staying power and business acumen required to be among the 100 largest privately-owned businesses in the state. This exclusive award identifies and celebrates the successes of dynamic privately-held businesses that have unlocked their potential for growth.” ACN, the world’s largest direct seller of telecommunications, energy and other essential services consolidated three U.S. based offices and relocated their World Headquarters to Concord, North Carolina, in 2008, and today employees close to 500 employees in the local area and around 1,500 globally. While North Carolina is certainly home base for the company, ACN’s premier home-based business opportunity is available in 23 countries on 4 continents around the world. “Being recognized among this elite group of North Carolina companies is certainly an incredible honor,” President and Co-Founder Greg Provenzano said. “We’re proud to call this area home, and even more proud that we can leave a positive impact on the city and the state as a whole.” About ACN, Inc Founded in 1993, ACN is the world’s largest direct seller of telecommunications, energy, and other essential services for residential and business customers. ACN provides the services people need and use every day including Digital Phone Service, Local & Long Distance, Wireless, Energy, Merchant Services, Television, Home Security & Automation, High Speed Internet and Technical Support. ACN operates in 23 countries with offices located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific. For information on ACN’s home-based business opportunity, visit www.acninc.com. About the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® Awards For more than 25 years, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100) has ranked the state’s largest private companies. To be considered, companies must be headquartered in North Carolina, may not be a subsidiary of another company and cannot have publicly traded stock. Nonprofit, financial-services and health-care companies are excluded from the ranking, however, companies owned by private equity are allowed. more information, visit www.GrantThornton.com/NC100. About Grant Thornton LLP Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd. Grant Thornton International Ltd and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership, as each member firm is a separate and distinct legal entity. In the United States, visit Grant Thornton LLP at www.GrantThornton.com.