Dealing with everything from council tax processing to digital government, this London-based firm provides software and IT services to more than 2m professionals, supporting 4,000 public sector and regulated organisations in 10 countries. In July, private equity firm Partners Group acquired Civica from Omers Private Equity in a £1bn deal. Led by chairman Simon Downing, 52, the firm has had 15 years of unbroken sales growth, reaching £267.7m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank78
CompanyCivica
ActivitySoftware and IT services
LocationSouthwest London
Sales £m267.7
Operating profit £m12.4
Main shareholdersPartners Group (>50%), management (<50%)
Staff2,912
Founded1988
Websitewww.civica.co.uk

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