International sales grew to £2.6m last year at this London-based family firm, led by founder Mark Allen, 71, and his son, chief executive Ben Allen, 41. It licenses its stable of 70 print trade and consumer magazines and websites to distributors and content aggregators globally, and its Master Travel subsidiary runs escorted study tours worldwide. Last year, it acquired specialist title Airport Publishing Networks, circulated in 200 countries and with annual events across Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank33
CompanyMark Allen Group
ActivityBusiness and education publisher
LocationSoutheast London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa78.79%
International sales £000s2,557
Total sales £000s27,551
Staff270
Founded1985
Websitewww.markallengroup.com

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