When the private equity firm Lioncourt Investments saw an opportunity in the housebuilding market, it turned to industry veteran Colin Cole, 58, to set up Lioncourt Homes in 2006. As chief executive of the Worcester housebuilder, Cole has overseen a period of rapid growth that pushed profits to £9m last year, driven by an increase in the size and number of plots developed.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank16
CompanyLioncourt Homes
ActivityHousebuilder
LocationWorcester
Annual profit growth98.52%
Latest profits £000s9,009
Latest sales £000s40,524
Staff54
Founded2006
Websitewww.lioncourthomes.com

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