Exterion is an out-of-home media company that reaches more than 185m people across the UK, Ireland, France, Spain and Holland. It specialises in transport audiences and last year was selected to partner with Transport for London for its £2bn advertising contract. Led by chief executive Shaun Gregory, 47, the London firm acquired Dutch rival Centercom in February, helping to increase sales to £381.3m in 2016. Majority shareholder Platinum Equity is reported to have put the company up for sale, with a rumoured £1bn price tag.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank43
CompanyExterion Media
ActivityOutdoor advertiser
LocationCentral London
Sales £m381.3
Operating profit £m14.7
Main shareholders

Platinum Equity (>50%), management (<50%)

Staff890
Founded2013
Websitewww.exterionmedia.com

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