Founded in 1878, this privately run business offers construction, civil engineering, asset management and project investment services. Its clients include local and national government as well as commercial developers. Sales rose this year to a record £565.9m, helped by strong performance in the firm’s asset management business. Led by executive chairman Michael Graham, 53, the group has its headquarters in Co Down, Northern Ireland, and operates a network of offices across the UK.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank16
CompanyGraham
ActivityConstruction contractor
LocationCo Down
Sales £m565.9
Operating profit £m15.9
Main shareholdersMichael Graham (29%), Colin Graham (27%), Robin Graham (26%), Alan Bill (9%), Andrew Bill (9%)
Staff1,844
Founded1878
Websitewww.graham.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda