2012 The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250

Rank: 129   Opus Energy

Shareholders: International Power plc (29.99%), Telecom Plus plc (20%), management (50.01%)

Opus began life in 2002 as Oxford Power and today supplies electricity and gas to 130,000 British businesses including household names such as Virgin Media and Stagecoach. In 2006, FTSE 100 firm International Power became Opusís largest shareholder and signed a long-term supply deal. Under managing director and co-founder Charlie Crossley Cooke, sales climbed 38% in 2012.

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Company facts

Opus Energy
Energy supplier
Company website

2012 Sales£272.7m
2012 Profit£17.8m
Financial year endMar 12
2012 staff365
Location of HQOxford
If applicable:
* = annualised figures
á = draft accounts