Lucy Group consists of four business units: Lucy Electric, Lucy Zodion, Lucy Castings and Lucy Real Estate. The Oxfordshire company sells its electrical control products in more than 50 countries and is led by chairman Richard Dick, 67. Turnover grew 35% to £217.1m in 2015 due to organic sales growth and favourable currency fluctuations. Last year, the group acquired the remaining 50% of an Indian joint venture, CG Lucy Switchgear, and low-voltage monitoring business GridKey from information technology group Selex ES. Before going to press, the group reported sales fell to £192m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank105
CompanyLucy Group
ActivityElectrical control technology
LocationOxford
Sales £m217.1
Operating profit £m15.7
Main shareholders

Dick Family (85%), MacFarlane family (15%)

Staff1,322
Founded1760
Websitewww.lucygroup.com

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