This niche recruitment business operates in more than 70 countries, placing candidates who specialise in Microsoft Dynamics, Netsuite and Salesforce. In 2016, chief executive James Lloyd-Townshend, 44, led a buyout backed by the private-equity firm TPG, which acquired a majority stake in the Newcastle company for an undisclosed sum. International sales for the year reached £76.7m and the group has opened offices in Philadelphia and Dallas. It is now targeting the cloud technology sector.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank104
CompanyFrank Recruitment Group
ActivityIT recruitment consultancy
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
2-yr av intl sales growth pa40.48%
International sales £000s*76,680
Total sales £000s*127,457
Staff810
Founded2006
Websitewww.frankgroup.com

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