This London footwear and accessories retailer was established in 1963 and has since expanded its portfolio of brands to include Kurt Geiger London, KG and Carvela. The group has more than 80 stores around the world and 240 concessions in department stores. In February, chief executive Neil Clifford, 49, led a £245m buyout, backed by private equity firm Cinven.

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Company details
CompanyKurt Geiger
ActivityShoe retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*292.3
Operating profit £m*20.4
Main shareholdersCinven (>50%), management (<50%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda