RankCompanyLocationYear endSales £mOperating proft £mStaffMain shareholders
1McLaren AutomotiveSports and supercar makerWoking, SurreyDec 16649.865.81,606

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (57%), TAG Group (12%), other investors (31%)

2IM GroupCar distributorColeshill, nr. BirminghamDec 16626.996460Lord Edmiston (100%)
3City Facilities ManagementFacilities maintenance providerGlasgowDec 16617.715.411,844Lord William, Lady Susan and Kenny Haughey (99%), other (1%)
4Telereal TrilliumProperty investor and developerCentral LondonMar 17*616.2*189.2270Pears family and management (100%)
5MurphyCivil engineering contractorCentral LondonDec 16*613.9*15.43,206Murphy family (100%)
6HarwoodsCar dealerWest SussexDec 16612.612.7864Guy Harwood and family (100%)
7Holland & BarrettHealth food and supplements retailerWarwickshireSep 166121506,726LetterOne (>50%), management (<50%)
8TravelodgeBudget hotel operatorOxfordshireDec 16597.86110,350Institutional investors (>50%), management (<50%)
9Aston MartinSports car makerWarwickshireDec 16593.516.41,609Institutional investors (>50%), management (<50%)
10Cala GroupHousebuilderEdinburghJun 16587.183.7810Legal & General & Patron Haut LP (93%), management (7%)
11Helston GaragesCar dealerCornwallDec 1658615.41,033David and Betty Carr (90%), Andy Barrett (10%)
12BGL GroupInsurance/price comparison providerPeterboroughJun 17*585.2*129.52,667Family trusts (90.5%), management (9.5%)
13LCC GroupEnergy distributorCo TyroneSep 16584.721233Loughran family (100%)
14RobertsonConstruction services providerStirlingMar 17*579.0*25.11,943Robertson family (100%)
15BetfredBookmakerWarringtonSep 16578.7406,124Fred and Peter Done and family (100%)
16GrahamConstruction contractorCo DownMar 17565.915.91,844Michael Graham (29%), Colin Graham (27%), Robin Graham (26%), Alan Bill (9%), Andrew Bill (9%)
17Miller HomesHousebuilderEdinburghDec 16565.399740Bridgepoint (55%), Shackleton Capital Partners (22%), Lloyds Banking Group (9%), others (14%)
18Southall TravelTravel agency and tour operatorWest LondonMar 17*564.3*22.243Kuljinder Bahia (54%), Raybon (28%) and Geomex Holding (18%)
19Car GiantCar dealerWest LondonDec 15552.350.7740Geoffrey Warren (100%)
20Eastern Western Motor GroupCar dealerWest LothianDec 1655011.51,129Douglas Brown (100%)
21CareysSpecialist constructionWembleyMar 17*549.2*20.01,415John Carey (40%), Patrick Carey (30%), Thomas Carey (30%)
22Virgin ActiveHealth club operatorCentral LondonDec 1653553.912,555Brait (80%), Sir Richard Branson (20%)
23West Retail GroupKitchens/electronics retailerNorth LincolnshireDec 16524.411.93,302VIDA Capital Partners (100%)
24CP HoldingsConglomerateWatfordDec 16524.226.77,285Schreier family trusts (100%)
25Karro Food GroupPork processorNorth YorkshireDec 16†514.8†22.83,780CapVest (>50%), management (<50%)
26The Hut GroupOnline retailerCheshireDec 16501.430.41,833Founders & management (40%), private equity consortium & other investors (60%)
27NG BaileyMechanical, electrical contractorWest YorkshireFeb 17500.3122,776Bailey family (100%)
28James Hall & CoGrocery wholesalerPrestonMar 16485.710.32,622Hall family (100%)
29Turner & TownsendConstruction consultancyLeedsApr 17*†482.2*†45.64,674Vincent Clancy (6%), others members of staff (94%)
30ED & F ManCommodities and logistics managerCentral LondonSep 16481.1126.96,885Employees (65%), Südzucker AG (35%)
31Dick Lovett CompaniesCar dealerSwindonDec 16475.59.5717Peter Lovett (100%)
32Winvic ConstructionConstruction contractorNorthamptonJan 17*462.0*28.7175David Ward (27%), Simon Girardier (27%), Simon Hunt (27%), other (19%)
33Glyn HopkinCar dealerRomfordDec 16455.610850Glyn Hopkin (61%), other management (39%)
34AlmacPharmaceuticals manufacturerCo ArmaghSep 16447.227.13,975McClay Foundation (100%)
35Hyperion Insurance GroupInsurance broker and underwriterCentral LondonSep 16433.965.33,587Management & staff (65%), General Atlantic (35%)
36Parkdean ResortsHoliday parks operatorNewcastle upon TyneDec 16431.582.15,248Onex Corp + co investors (80%), management & others (<20%)
37Buckingham Group ContractingCivil engineering contractorStowe, BucksDec 16408.313427Paul Wheeler and family (50%), Kevin Underwood (14%), Michael Kempley (14%), Timothy Brown (14%), other management (8%)
38LushCosmetics manufacturer and retailerPooleJun 16394.916.57,498Mark Constantine (38%), Mo Constantine (24%), Andrew Gerrie (22%), others (16%)
39TelentInfrastructure services providerWarwickMar 17391.524.51,805Tusk Investments (100%)
40Tennants ConsolidatedChemicals conglomerateCentral LondonDec 16387.329.81,185Alexander family (78%), others (22%)
41WaterstonesBook retailerCentral LondonApr 16†387.3†18.72,922A&NN Capital Fund Management (100%)
42ZenithVehicle contract hire and leasingLeedsMar 1638330.2497Bridgepoint (>50%), management (<50%)
43Exterion MediaOutdoor advertiserCentral LondonDec 16381.314.7890

Platinum Equity (>50%), management (<50%)

44Robinsons Motor GroupCar dealerNorwichDec 16*378.2*8.9670Robinson family (90%), management (10%)
45Keltbray GroupSpecialist engineering contractorSurreyOct 16369.424.21,323Brendan Kerr & family trust (100%)
46Avant HomesHousebuilderChesterfieldApr 1736945588Alchemy Special Opportunities, Angelo Gordon and Avenue Capital (100%)
47HillHousebuilderWaltham Abbey, EssexDec 16367.336381Hill family (95.5%), employee trust and management (4.5%)
48Sky Betting and GamingBookmakerLeedsJun 16*363.6n.a.818CVC Capital Partners (80%), Sky plc (20%)
49Day LewisPharmaceuticals retailerCroydonMar 17*362.7*21.12,388Patel family (100%)
50AvailableCarCar dealerCastle DoningtonDec 16340.87.7717Graham & Alison Bell (100%)
51Study GroupEducation service providerCentral LondonDec 16*340.3*16.63,325Providence Equity Partners, Bromlee Superannuation Pty, management
52David Lloyd LeisureHealth club operatorHertfordshireJan 16335.543.94,161TDR Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
53Dorchester CollectionLuxury hotel operatorCentral LondonDec 15335.524.33,082Brunei Investment Agency (100%)
54Westover GroupCar dealerBournemouthDec 163337.9806Peter Wood and family trust (100%)
55Kurt GeigerShoe retailerCentral LondonDec 16*330.0*‡33.92,291Cinven (>50%), management (<50%)
56Chelsea Football ClubFootball clubSouthwest LondonJun 16329.124.9785Roman Abramovich (100%)
57Caffè NeroCoffee house operatorCentral LondonMay 17*328.9*26.25,500Paladin Partners, Gerry Ford, employees
58NisbetsCatering equipment supplierBristolDec 16328.336.11,643Andrew Nisbet (96%), Management (4%)
59Turners (Soham)Distribution and warehousingNewmarketJan 17322.627.62,979Paul Day (60%), Winifred Day (40%)
60William Jackson Food GroupFood producerEast YorkshireApr 16315.318.32,094Jackson (Oughtred) family (89%), former employees (11%)
61The Little GroupBook, film and music wholesalerEastbourneFeb 17306.117.21,207Jonathan Little (30%), Andrew Little (30%), Yvette Stafford (30%), Alan & Jean Little (10%)
62Randall Parker Food GroupMeat distributorNorthamptonshireSep 16*303.3*6.4830Ron Randall & family (67%), W & J Parker (33%)
63LGCLife science tools providerSouthwest LondonMar 17*302.7*53.22,613KKR (>50%), management (<50%)
64FairviewHousebuilderNorth LondonDec 16298.176.7218Employee benefit trust (100%)
65BaxtersFood producerMoray FirthApr 16†293.8†17.61,539Audrey Baxter (38%), Andrew Baxter (25%), Baxter family trust (18%), Catherine Baxter (18%), James Baxter (1%)
66Soho HousePrivate members' clubsCentral LondonJan 17*293.4*‡31.74,046

Yucaipa Companies (60%), Richard Caring (30%), Nick Jones (10%)

67JRL GroupConstruction contractorHertfordshireDec 16288.517.5706John Reddington (34%), Peter Moran (33%), Kevin Keegan (33%)
68RG CarterBuilding contractorNorwichDec 16286.46.71,116Robert Carter and family (100%)
69MKM Building SuppliesBuilders' merchantHullSep 16284.320.81,023Management, Bain Capital
70Morris GroupHousebuilderCheshireMar 17283.750.3249Management (62%), Quayle Munro (23%), GSO (15%)
71CNGGas and electricity supplierHarrogateApr 16282.410.9114Jacqui Hall (25.01%), Chris England (25.01%), other management & employees (49.98%)
72VoicevaleDried foods importerEdgware, MiddlesexDec 16280.510.985Roby Danon (76%), Toyota Tsusho Corporation (24%)
73Oak Furniture LandFurniture retailerSwindonSep 16279.715.91,175Jason Bannister (100%)
74Wrights GroupBus manufacturerBallymena, Co AntrimDec 15276.113.61,745Jeffrey Wright (100%)
75Yeo ValleyYoghurt and dairy makerSomersetMay 16273.211.91,709

Mead family (100%)

76HatfieldsCar dealerWakefieldJan 17270.110.9440Williams family (100%)
77DreamsBed manufacturer and retailerHigh WycombeDec 16269.532.61,734Sun Capital (94%), management (6%)
78CivicaSoftware and IT servicesSouthwest LondonSep 16267.712.42,912Partners Group (>50%), management (<50%)
79Resource Solutions GroupRecruitment consultancyBristolJun 1626712.8222Keith Dawe (89%), Sanderson Computer Recruitment Executive Scheme (10%), Joanna Dawe (1%)
80HH GlobalMarketing services providerLeatherheadMar 17266.811.2827Robert MacMillan (60%), Sanne Trust (25%), others (15%)
81Arora GroupHotel operatorWest LondonMar 17*260.0*115.02,000Surinder Arora (100%)
82Whitworth BrosFlour millerWellingboroughMar 17258.710.6520Martin George and family (100%)
83AllSaintsFashion retailerEast LondonJan 16252.516.62,714Lion Capital (100%)
84FM ConwayInfrastructure services providerSevenoaks, KentMar 17*252.5*24.71,360Michael Conway (95%), Kim Conway (5%)
85The Swift GroupCaravan and motorhome manufacturerEast YorkshireAug 1625217.51,088Management (59%), Smith family (33%), other (8%)
86Busy BeesNurseries operatorStaffordshireDec 1624911.97,585Ontario teachers Pension Plan (80%), management (20%)
87O’Halloran & O’BrienConstruction contractorSurreyMar 17247.821.6139O'Brien Family (100%)
88Marex SpectronCommodities and futures brokerCentral LondonDec 16244.619.5500JRJ Group (>50%), management (<50%)
89Martin-BakerEjection seat manufacturerNr. UxbridgeMar 16241.667.4870James Martin (18%), John Martin (16%), Martin family (66%)
90The Emerson GroupBuilder, property developerCheshireApr 17*240.3*85.0606Jones family trusts (100%)
91Norbrook LaboratoriesPharmaceuticals manufacturerCo DownJul 16238.738.52,224The Lord Ballyedmond family trust (100%)
92Addo Food GroupFood producerNottinghamMar 16236.410.42,564LDC (>50%), management (<50%)
93ProCam EuropeCrop protection specialistCambridgeshireDec 16235.76.7544Tony White (67%), Ian Beswick (18%), Chris Butt (11%), White discretionary trust (4%)
94TOM Vehicle RentalCommercial vehicle hireNorth LanarkshireMar 17*235.5*16.1574Equistone Partners Europe (>50%), Rafferty family and management (<50%)
95EnconInsulation distributorWest YorkshireJul 17*230.0*12.0600Stuart Moore (73%), management (27%)
96WagamamaNoodle bar operatorCentral LondonApr 16229.917.74,483Duke Street Capital and Hutton Collins (69%, Duke Street majority partner), management & other shareholders (31%)
97Kingsland DrinksAlcoholic drinks distributorManchesterJun 16229.14.9329Management (100%)
98LA InternationalIT recruitment consultancyStoke-on-TrentJun 17*228.2*12.2106Paul Luckic (93%), other management (7%)
99FP McCannCivil engineering contractorLondonderryDec 1622719.61,319McCann family (100%)
100Ambassador Theatre GroupTheatre operatorWoking, SurreyMar 16226.414.13,860Providence Equity Partners (> 50%), Exponent (18%), management (< 32%)
101Maritime GroupContainer transport and logisticsSuffolkDec 16226.110.72,036John Williams (100%)
102Lagan Construction GroupBuilder and civil engineerBelfastMar 16225.66.8527The Lagan family (100%)
103HKS RetailFuel forecourt operatorLeicesterMay 17*225.0*6.5653Thakrar family (100%)
104Fat FaceClothing retailerHampshireMay 16220.723.72,814Bridgepoint (65%), founders & management (35%)
105Lucy GroupElectrical control technologyOxfordDec 15217.115.71,322Dick Family (100%)
106LWCDrinks distributorManchesterSep 16215.310.3669Robin Gray (88%), Ebrahim Mukadam (12%)
107TogetherSpecialist lenderCheshireJun 16215.2104.1424Henry Moser (100%)
108ElementTesting & certification services providerCentral LondonDec 16212.847.21,832Bridgepoint (>50%), management (<50%)
109Charles TyrwhittClothing retailerCentral LondonJul 17*211.5*‡12.31,048Nick Wheeler & family (95%), Peter Higgins (5%)
110DCS Group (UK)Toiletry products distributorBanburyDec 16*211.0*5.0298Denys Shortt (85%), Lydia Shortt (5%), Charles Shortt (5%), Deborah Shortt (5%)
111ImaginationCreative agencyCentral LondonAug 16210.47.1675Gary Withers, founder & chairman, other management and employees (100%)
112QATraining and education providerCentral LondonJun 17*†210.1*†37.91,778CVC Capital (85%), management (15%)
113TGI Friday’sRestaurant operatorLutonJan 17†207.0†20.65,239

Electra Private Equity (78%), Sentinel (5%), management (17%)

114Seddon SolutionsHousebuilding and constructionBoltonDec 16204.85.2720Jonathan Seddon (34%), Nicola Hodkinson (33%), James Seddon (33%)
115Matchesfashion.comLuxury fashion retailerCentral LondonJan 17203.715.9527Apax Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
116TimpsonRetail services providerManchesterOct 16†201.3†19.03,774John Timpson and family trusts (100%)
117Callcredit Information GroupConsumer data analystLeedsDec 16*201.0*41.81,177GTCR and co-investors (75%), management (25%)
118LexonPharmaceuticals supplierRedditchApr 1620013.3820Sodha family (77%), Sonpal family (23%)
119YeomansCar dealerWorthingDec 16199.14.5401Smith family (100%)
120SymphonyFurniture supplierBarnsleyDec 1619919.61,569Douglas Gregory (100%)
121Lanes GroupWastewater services providerLeedsJul 171977.72,084Wayne Earnshaw (47%), management and other (53%)
122Rocco Forte HotelsLuxury hotel owner and managerCentral LondonApr 17193.816.42,240Sir Rocco Forte, family and trusts (75%), CDP Equity (23%), third-party investors (2%)
123SabreInsurance underwriterSurreyDec 16191.365.6153BC European Capital (72%), Angus Ball (19%), other management (9%)
124CH&Co GroupCatering groupReadingDec 16191.26.44,688Management (>60%), MML Capital (<40%)
125Travel CounsellorsTravel services providerManchesterOct 16188.312.1284Equistone Partners (>50%), Speakman family and management (<50%)
126Converse PharmaPharmaceuticals distributorDoncasterMar 161874.1495Andrew Wilson (40%), Mark Gulliford (40%), Mawdsleys Group Investments (20%)
127Michael J LonsdaleEngineering contractorSloughSep 16186.36.5154Michael Hoodless (60%), Gary Herbert (40%)
128Control RisksRisk management consultancyCentral LondonMar 16186.510.92,544Management, employees and ex-employees (100%)
129Howarth TimberBuilders' merchantLeedsMar 17186.310.1980Howard family (100%)
130Brett GroupBuilding materials supplierCanterburyDec 16184.811711Brett family and trusts (100%)
131Mountain WarehouseOutdoor clothing brandCentral LondonFeb 17*184.8*17.61,850Mark Neale (85%), management (15%)
132The White CompanyLifestyle retailerCentral LondonMar 16184.317.31,437Chrissie Rucker (99%), Nick Wheeler (1%)
133Steven EagellCar dealerMilton KeynesDec 16*183.0*4.0778

Steven Eagell (85%), management (15%)

134Southampton Football ClubFootball clubSouthamptonJun 17*182.7*34.8388Gao Jisheng (80%), Katharina Liebherr (20%)
135United LivingBuilding contractorKentMar 17180.78.8506LDC (68%), Management (32%)
136The Car PeopleCar dealerWakefieldApr 16178.76.5440Carnell family (76%), other management (24%)
137Acorn StairliftsStairlift manufacturerWest YorkshireSep 16177.218.91,307John Jakes (100%)
138PeninsulaEmployment law consultancyManchesterMar 17*177.2*24.82,148Fred and Peter Done (100%)
139EthigenPharmaceuticals supplierEast KilbrideMay 16176.64261Andrea Kelly (50%), Nigel Kelly (50%)
140Country Style FoodsBakerLeedsApr 16175.881,866Wood family (100%)
141John GroseMotor dealerIpswichDec 16175.73.6404Ian Twinley (31%), John Grose (20%), Allison Twinley (20%), other family (29%)
142Gap GroupPlant and tool hireGlasgowMar 17175201,566Douglas Anderson (37.5%), Iain Anderson (37.5%), Maureen Smith (20%), other family and management (5%)
143Big Motoring WorldCar dealerAddington, KentFeb 16174.67.2171Pete Waddell (80%), Trustees of Jack Waddell estate (20%)
144Story HomesHousebuilderCarlisleMar 17173.826.2354Story family (94.5%), others (5.5%)
145GRS Roadstone GroupAggregate distributor and waste removalNuneatonDec 16173.66.5369Management (75%), Tarmac Trading (25%)
146Audley TravelTour operatorOxfordshireDec 16173.520.64023i (>50%), management (<50%)
147Bridgetown HoldingsCivil engineer and plant hireBirminghamMay 16173.218.190John Kelly (51%), Martin Kelly (49%)
148John Cotton GroupBedding and bed-fillings manufacturerWest YorkshireMar 16171.9151,158Cotton family (100%)
149Berry Bros. & RuddWine and spirit merchantCentral LondonMar 17*170.5*6.3352Rudd & Berry families (100%)
150Hadleigh Timber GroupWood panel distributorBlythe Bridge, Stoke-on-TrentDec 16169.411.4345Hadleigh PVT Ltd. (80%), Chris Rudd (20%)
151Pitch InternationalSports marketing agencyWest LondonMar 16168.814.851Paul McGrath (38%), Jonathan Owen (37%), Hans Duikersloot (25%)
152GreenTech DistributionMobile phone recycler and distributorHigh WycombeFeb 17168.44.428Richard Crawley (50%), Lucky Anand (50%)
153Wain GroupHousebuilderCarrington, ManchesterJun 1616840.6223Bill & Will Ainscough (100%)
154Croudace HomesHousebuilderSurreyDec 16167.919.9266Brotherton-Ratcliffe family (100%)
155RJ McLeodBuilding contractorGlasgowNov 16165.717459Clarke family (48%), management (14%), other (38%)
156James WalkerTimber merchantWest LothianMar 17*164.6*13.5640

Walker family (70%), John Campbell (24%), employees (6%)

157Edinburgh AirportAirport operatorEdinburghDec 16164.161.6602Global Infrastructure Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
158Click TravelCorporate travel managementBirminghamMar 17*164.0*3.4176Simon McLean (53%), James McLean (40%), others (7%)
159Morrisroe GroupGroundworks and constructionBorehamwood, HertfordshireOct 16162.814.2177Brian Morrisroe (100%)
160Belfield FurnishingsFurniture and furnishings manufacturerDerbyshireDec 16*161.9*8.41,888NorthEdge (>60%), management (<40%)
161Myriad HealthcareCare home operatorColchesterMar 16161.55.85,828

Paul Jeffery (60%), Craig Griffin (15%), Helena Jeffery (15%), others (10%)

162BrewersDecorating materials retailerEastbourneDec 16161.37.91,124Brewer family (100%)
163Sun MarkConsumer products wholesalerWest LondonAug 16161.16.373Ranger family (100%)
164RidgeonsTimber and builders' merchantCambridgeDec 16160.34.9841Ridgeon family (99%), other (1%)
165PureGymGym operatorLeedsDec 16159.915.4676CCMP (>50%), management (<50%)
166Fourfront GroupWorkplace consultantsSurreyApr 16158.65.3263Clive Lucking (22%), Aki Stamatis (19%), James Cornwell (9%), others (50%)
167EndavaIT services providerCentral LondonJun 17*158.5*22.03,471Management and staff (72%), others (28%)
168ColtVentilation systems providerHampshireDec 16158.27.5994O'Hea family (78%), Colt Foundation (22%)
169Spark EnergyEnergy supplierSelkirkJun 17*158.0*7.0400Limerston Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
170Richard HochfeldFruit importer and distributorBorough Green, KentJun 16157.73.246Alan Guindi (40%), Jonathan Jones (40%), Christian Guindi (20%)
171Richer SoundsAudio-visual retailerCentral LondonApr 16154.86.5508Julian Richer (95%), Rosie Richer (5%)
172Advance Construction GroupConstruction services providerBellshill, North LanarkshireMar 16154.77.91,134Seamus Shields (50%), Daniella Shields (50%)
173Weston GroupHousebuilderEssexJul 16154.117.2346Bob Weston (40%), management and other (60%)
174Dobbies Garden CentresGarden centre operatorLasswade, MidlothianMar 16153.79.92,766Midlothian Capital Partners & Hattington Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
175St Austell BreweryBrewery, pub-owner and hotelierCornwallDec 16153.2141,381Hicks family, management and employees (100%)
176CCS MediaIT and services resellerChesterfieldDec 161534.1380

Robert Tomlinson (80%), Alan Honarmand (10%), Terry Betts (10%)

177TrainlineTrain ticket retailerCentral LondonFeb 17*152.8*17.7450KKR (>50%), management (<50%)
178ClaranetIT services providerCentral LondonJun 16152.513.4980Nasser family (>50%), other shareholders (<50%)
179Tangerine ConfectioneryConfectionery manufacturerPontefractDec 15151.913.21,499

Blackstone (75%), management (25%)

180AESSEALSeal manufacturerRotherhamDec 16151.720.71,656Christopher Rea (57%), 3i (43%)
181Natures Way FoodsFresh salad producerWest SussexApr 16†151.7†10.01,206Langmead family (88%), Susan Barratt (5%), others (7%)
182The WorksValue retailerColeshill, nr. BirminghamMay 16†151.5†9.01,259

Endless (>50%), Dean Hoyle (>30%), management team (<20%)

183John GuestTubing and pipe manufacturerWest LondonDec 16150.431.11,276Guest family (100%)
184TuskerCar benefit specialistsWatfordDec 16150.43.6155ECI Partners (76%) and management (24%)
185Erith GroupDemolition contractorErith, KentSep 1615010472Darsey family & trusts (100%)
186PrincipleBrand implementation agencyHuddersfieldDec 16149.515.1454Management, including Richard Butterfied (100%)
187Medequip Assistive TechnologyHomecare medical equipment supplierMiddlesexDec 16149.35.2631A Siddall (40%), Jeremy Siddall (18%), Peter Siddall (18%), Clive Siddall (11%), others (13%)
188Caddick GroupCivil engineer and property developerWest YorkshireAug 16147.520447Paul Caddick (100%)
189WillerbyMobile home makerHullOct 16147.19.9925Equistone Partners (75%), management (25%)
190FootasylumFootwear and fashion retailerRochdaleFeb 17*147.0*8.41,075Makin family (90%), John Wardle & David Makin (10%)
191WP GroupFuel and lubricant distributorSouthamptonDec 16146.53.7145David Fairchild and management (52%), Barry Fairchild (24%), Sylvia Fairchild (24%)
192Buy It DirectLaptop and appliance resellerHuddersfieldMar 17*146.0*2.9276Nick Glynne and family (88%), Simon Barnett (12%)
193Birmingham AirportAirport operatorBirminghamMar 17145.846.3703West Midland District Councils (49%), Airport Group Investments Ltd (48%), airport staff (3%)
194ReissFashion retailerCentral LondonJan 16145.219.81,401Warburg Pincus (>50%), David Reiss and family (<50%)
195NotemachineCash machine operatorPowysJun 16142.726.3987Corsair Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
196Argus MediaEnergy information providerCentral LondonJun 16141.943.1757General Atlantic (>50%), management and others (<50%)
197Walkers ShortbreadShortbread and biscuit makerBanffshireDec 15139.4121,463Walker family (100%)
198Clarion EventsEvents organiserWest LondonJan 16139.124.4614

Blackstone (>50%), management (<50%)

199EBB PaperPaper and board merchantFarnboroughDec 161393.4290Jeremy Elliott (36%), Tim Elliott (36%), Elliott family (28%)
200Cartwright GroupCommercial vehicle body manufacturerAltrinchamMar 17*138.6*5.7891Cartwright family (100%)
201AltroSafety flooring manufacturerLetchworth Garden CityDec 1613811.3783

Kahn family (53%), other management and family (47%)

202Silentnight GroupBed manufacturerLancashireJan 16137.57.81,018HIG Capital (75%), management (25%)
203Castle ViewLeisure services managerStirlingMar 16137.19.94,746Martin Bell (95%), Caroline Bell (5%)
204The Right Fuelcard CompanyFuel card providerLeedsJun 16136.93.362Rontec (45%), Jonathan Turner (41%), Liz Slater (14%)
205E W BeardConstruction contractorSwindonDec 16136.94.3276

Beard family (100%)

206StepnellCivil engineerRugbyMar 16136.73.2422Wakeford family (100%)
207James Donaldson GroupTimber merchantFifeMar 17136.67.5694

Donaldson family (85%), employees (15%)

208Riviera TravelTour operatorBurton-on-TrentNov 16136.515.1121Phoenix Equity Partners (58%), management (42%)
209RegattaOutdoor clothing distributorManchesterJan 16134.86.8712

Black family (100%)

210BayfordConglomerateWest YorkshireJun 16133.73.258Jonathan Turner (100%)
211MoneycorpInternational payment servicesCentral LondonDec 16132.617.3788Bridgepoint (>50%), management (<50%)
212Wilson JamesSecurity and facilities managerEssexJul 17*132.5*3.83,227Mark Dobson (56%), Gary Sullivan (28%), Stuart Lowden (15%), other (1%)
213Park HolidaysCaravan park operatorBexhill-On-SeaDec 16131.522.8909Intermediate Capital Group (>50%), Management (<50%)
214Adam Smith InternationalGovernment reform consultancyCentral LondonDec 15131.414.2187Management (51%), other individuals (49%)
215Churchill Contract ServicesFacilities services providerHertfordshireJun 17*131.0*5.411,987Joel Briggs (29%), Philip Moxom (29%), Caroline Briggs (18%), Sarah Moxom (18%), Employee benefit trust (6%)
216Allied VehiclesAdapted vehicle distributorGlasgowApr 17*130.8*7.5615

Facenna family (98%), other (2%)

217Grange HotelsHotelierCentral LondonMar 16130.442.81,560Matharu family (100%)
218Cath KidstonLifestyle retailerWest LondonMar 17129.26.8847Baring Private Equity Asia, Cath Kidston, management
219OptalPayment services providerCentral LondonDec 16*129.1*9.838

Management (45%), other investors (55%)

220Scottish Leather GroupLeather manufacturerBridge of Weir, RenfrewshireMar 16128.68.1599Muirhead & Lang families (95%), employees (5%)
221CLC GroupPainting and maintenance contractorSouthamptonDec 16128.510.21,043Hilbre Holdings Limited
222Scott GroupIndustrial supplierDunfermlineDec 16*128.3*5.5997John Scott (76%), Norman Scott (24%)
223Hopkins HomesHousebuilderSuffolkApr 16128.128136James Hopkins (93%), Selina Hopkins (7%)
224Lindum GroupConstruction services providerLincolnNov 16127.94.4590Chambers family (54%), management & employees (46%)
225Hadley GroupRolled metal manufacturerSmethwick, BirminghamApr 17*127.7*11.3594Towe family (100%)
226Frank Recruitment GroupIT recruitment consultancyNewcastle upon TyneNov 16126.515.5815TPG (70%), management (30%)
227EcotricityGreen energy supplierGloucestershireApr 16126.56.7627Dale Vince (100%)
228Firmdale HotelsHotelierCentral LondonJan 17125.815.31,461Tim and Kit Kemp (96%), Midana Ltd (4%)
229McGee GroupDemolition contractorWembleyNov 161259.3450Brian McGee and family (94%), Paul Hickey (6%)
230Gray & AdamsTrailer and vehicle manufacturerAberdeenshireApr 16124.98.1682James Gray Jnr (43%), Peter Gray (43%), Marie Gray (14%)
231Global TeaTea and coffee traderCentral LondonDec 15123.33.42,774Structured International Investments Corp (59%), Ceres Investments (16%), Victoria Park Holidays (14%), Nadeen Ahmed (11%)
232StanmoreSpecialist subcontractorErith, KentMar 17*123.3*20.5216Rajbir Manak (99%), Harbhajan Manak (1%)
233BranstonPotato packagerLincolnJul 16123.28.2617James Dean (23%), Chris Howard (20%), James Truscott (10%), other (47%)
234NextPharma TechnologiesPharma/biotech manufacturerWoking, SurreyDec 16122.721.4959CapVest Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
235Ralawise.comClothing distributorFlintshireDec 16122.79527Batson family (100%)
236NewshipConglomerateSouthwest LondonDec 151225.7528J W Newman and family (95%), other (5%)
237Crown OilFuel and lubricant distributorBuryAug 161226.1224Greensmith family (100%)
238Millennium GroupFood and drink distributorEssexMay 16121.95.658Panna Mashru (90%), Rishi Lakhani (10%)
239Côte RestaurantsRestaurant operatorCentral LondonJul 16121.511.42,727BC Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
240Walters GroupCivil engineering conglomerateMid GlamorganFeb 16121.424.6482Trustees of the Walters family trust (100%)
241Burnley Football ClubFootball clubBurnleyJun 17*120.0*25.0220Mike Garlick (49%), John Banaszkiewicz (28%), other (23%)
242Paperchase ProductsStationery and card retailerCentral LondonJan 17119.24.92,006Primary Capital Partners (81%), management (19%)
243C.J. O’Shea GroupResidential developer and contractorNorthwest LondonMar 16†119.1†4.8168Anne O'Shea (50%), Crohan O'Shea (50%)
244Lakesmere GroupRoofing and cladding servicesWinnall, WinchesterJan 16118.53.6831Management (100%)
245TechnetixTelecoms equipment makerWest SussexDec 16118.54.8195Paul Broadhurst (70%), Duncan McIntyre (7%), others (23%)
246Runwood HomesResidential homes operatorEssexSep 16117.420.34,488Gordon Sanders (100%)
247ArchantNewspaper, magazine publisherNorwichDec 15115.54.81,459Colman and Copeman families, management and former staff (100%)
248APS GroupMarketing services providerCheshireJan 171144.5779Nick Snelson (82%), Erica Snelson (18%)
249London City AirportAirport operatorEast LondonDec 16*113.7*37.3516Institutional investors (inc. Ontario Teachers’ pension fund, AIMCo, OMERS & Wren House) (>50%), management (<50%)
250Apogee CorporationDocument handling services providerSouthwest LondonDec 16112.712.5424

Equistone Private Equity (>50%), management (<50%)

* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda