The singer Ed Sheeran, model Kendall Jenner and actress Angelina Jolie are all fans of this London-headquartered footwear and accessories retailer. Established in 1963 on Bond Street, the group now has more than 80 stores around the world and 240 concessions in department stores. Kurt Geiger’s portfolio of brands includes Kurt Geiger London, Carvela and Miss KG. Last year, chief executive Neil Clifford, 50, led a £245m buyout, backed by private equity firm Cinven. Profits of £33.9m in 2016 are presented before depreciation and amortisation.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank55
CompanyKurt Geiger
ActivityShoe retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*330.0
Operating profit £m*‡33.9
Main shareholdersCinven (>50%), management (<50%)
Staff2,291
Founded1963
Websitewww.kurtgeiger.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda