Started in 1991 as a single MOT centre, this Lanarkshire firm operates a fleet of more than 16,000 rental vehicles, available to hire from 15 locations across Britain. It also operates a commercial vehicle dealership. Last December, the management team completed a buyout, supported by private equity firm Equistone, which acquired a majority stake for an undisclosed sum. Chief executive Robert Stewart, 35, led the acquisition of Transflex in August this year, adding 3,500 vehicles to the fleet.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank94
CompanyTOM Vehicle Rental
ActivityCommercial vehicle hire
LocationNorth Lanarkshire
Sales £m*235.5
Operating profit £m*16.1
Main shareholdersEquistone Partners Europe (>50%), Rafferty family and management (<50%)
Staff574
Founded1991
Websitewww.tomvehiclesales.co.uk

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