This niche recruitment business operates in more than 70 countries, placing candidates who specialise in enterprise software such as Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce. In 2016, chief executive James Lloyd-Townshend, 45, led a buyout backed by private equity firm TPG, which acquired a majority stake in the Newcastle company for an undisclosed sum. Last year it opened an office in Dallas, helping overseas sales to hit £134.1m.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank86
CompanyFrank Recruitment Group
ActivityIT recruitment consultancy
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
2-yr av intl sales growth pa53.19%
International sales £000s*134,100
Total sales £000s*177,700
Staff1,152
Founded2006
Websitewww.frankgroup.com

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