Top Track 250
RankCompanyLocationYear endSales £mOperating proft £mStaffMain shareholders
1Virgin ActiveHealth club operatorCentral LondonDec 15*630.5*68.113,629

Brait (80%), Sir Richard Branson (20%)

2Pertemps Network GroupRecruitment consultancyWarwickshireDec 15*614.5*18.01,438Management and employees (75%), LDC and others (25%)
3Morrison Utility ServicesUtility services providerStevenageMar 16614.019.23,882First Reserve (80% ), management (20%)
4Alexander DennisBus and coach manufacturerLarnert, nr. FalkirkDec 15601.926.22,314

Highland Global Transport fund (55%), Noble Grossart Investments (33%), Colin Robertson (6%), Deborah Robertson (5%)

5Nando’sRestaurant operatorSouthwest LondonFeb 15587.369.412,126Dick Enthoven and family (100%)
6Opus EnergyEnergy supplierOxfordMar 16572.735.6693GDF Suez (29.99%), Telecom Plus plc (20%), management (50.01%)
7IM GroupCar distributorWest MidlandsDec 15571.0115.5397Lord Edmiston (100%)
8mydentistDental care providerKearsley, BoltonMar 16565.930.37,145Carlyle & Palamon Capital Partners (85%) management (15%)
9The Edinburgh Woollen MillClothing retailerDumfriesshireFeb 15562.683.110,205Philip Day (100%)
10TravelodgeBudget hotel operatorOxfordshireDec 15559.662.99,080Institutional investors (>50%), management (<50%)
11HarwoodsCar dealerWest SussexDec 15553.215.1867Guy Harwood and family (100%)
12Associated British PortsPort operatorCentral LondonDec 15536.7281.22,164Borealis (30%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (30%), GIC Special Investments (20%), Kuwait Investment Authority (10%), Hermes Infrastructure (6.1%), Canada Inc (3.9%)
13The Miller Homes GroupHousebuilderEdinburghDec 15*525.6*75.5722GSO Capital Partners (Blackstone) (56%), Lloyds Banking Group & Shackleton Capital Partners (31%), Miller family and employees (13%)
14Helston GaragesCar dealerCornwallDec 15517.817.3945David and Betty Carr (90%), Andy Barrett (10%)
15CALA GroupHousebuilderEdinburghJun 15511.673.0655Legal & General & Patron Haut LP (95.3%), management (4.7%)
16City Electrical FactorsElectrical parts wholesalerWarwickshireApr 15504.232.83,015Mackie family trusts (100%)
17Southall TravelTravel agency and tour operatorWest LondonMar 16*490.9*21.343Kuljinder Bahia (54%), Raybon (28%) and Geomex Holding (18%)
18Car GiantCar dealerWest LondonDec 14465.936.8644Geoffrey Warren (100%)
19McLaren AutomotiveSports car makerWokingDec 15450.623.51,492Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (57%), TAG Group (12%), Ron Dennis (10%), other investors (21%)
20Park’s Motor GroupCar dealerLanarkshireMar 15448.017.11,267Douglas Park and family (100%)
21RobertsonConstruction servicesStirlingMar 16*437.9*19.01,637Robertson family (100%)
22Peter VardyCar dealerGlasgowDec 15437.310.2777Sir Peter Vardy (55%), Peter Vardy (40%), Lady Margaret Vardy (5%)
23Poundworld RetailValue retailerWest YorkshireMar 15422.314.65,590TPG (majority), management (minority)
24Glyn HopkinCar dealerRomfordDec 15419.48.9702Glyn Hopkin (61%), other management (39%)
25Kaspersky LabInternet security softwareLondon/MoscowDec 15414.059.43,259Management, including Eugene Kaspersky (100%)
26Turner & TownsendConstruction consultancyLeedsApr 16*409.5*38.74,278Vincent Clancy (6%), Tom Harrison (6%), RBC CEES Trustee (EBT) (19%), others (69%)
27AurumJewellery retailerLeicesterMay 15406.719.71,589Apollo (>50%), management (<50%)
28Dick Lovett CompaniesCar dealerSwindonDec 15401.69.7619Peter Lovett (100%)
29Parkdean ResortsHoliday parks operatorNewcastle upon TyneDec 15400.7106.65,043Electra Private Equity Partners, Alchemy Partners, Management, Others
30telentInfrastructure services providerWarwickMar 16397.321.81,803Tusk Investments (100%)
31Almac GroupPharmaceuticals makerCraigavon, Co ArmaghSep 15393.629.13,554McClay Foundation (100%)
32Chime CommunicationsPR and advertisingCentral LondonDec 14390.418.32,012Providence Equity (80%), WPP (20%)
33ZenithVehicle lessorLeedsMar 16383.030.2497HgCapital (61%), management (32%), LDC (7%)
34Lloyd MotorsCar dealerCarlisleDec 15380.48.6766Barry & Bryan Lloyd (100%)
35Meadow FoodsDairy product producerChesterMar 15376.513.8275Simon Chantler (65%), Paine & Partners (35%)
36Tennants ConsolidatedChemicals supplierCentral LondonDec 15373.923.81,061Alexander family (78%), others (22%)
37Arsenal HoldingsFootball club operatorNorth LondonMay 15344.57.8605Stan Kroenke (67.05%), Alisher Usmanov (30.04%), others (2.91%)
38Robinsons Motor GroupCar dealerNorwichDec 15341.57.4634Robinson family (90%), management (10%)
39Westbridge FoodsFood service and logisticsMalvernDec 15340.07.1159Peter McNeil (55%), James McNeil (16%), Evelyn McNeil (15%), other (14%)
40The Hut GroupOnline retailerNorthwichDec 15333.518.11,231Founders & management (40%), private equity consortium & other investors (60%)
41Lotus GroupTravel organiserSouth LondonOct 15331.220.5470Peter Stephens (75%), Christine Burrowes (25%)
42Principal HotelsHotel operatorHarrogateDec 15*328.3*68.95,510Starwood Capital Group (92%), Management (8%)
43LushCosmetics manufacturer and retailerPooleJun 15326.512.45,762Mark Constantine (38%), Margaret Constantine (24%), Andrew Gerrie (22%), others (16%)
44ED & F ManCommodities and logistics managerCentral LondonSep 15321.373.54,036Employees (65%), Südzucker AG (35%)
45Air Charter ServiceAircraft charter brokerKingston upon ThamesJan 16315.87.1345Leach family (84.8%), others (15.2%)
46Wyevale Garden CentresGarden centre operatorWest LondonDec 15311.131.46,006Terra Firma (100%)
47Study GroupEducation service providerCentral LondonDec 15*307.5*22.73,154Providence Equity Partners, Bromlee Superannuation Pty, management
48HuntswoodCustomer services providerReadingSep 15306.649.5919David Brownlow (62%), management (44%)
49Hays TravelTravel agencySunderlandOct 15306.06.3977John Hays (56%), Irene Hays (44%)
50Day LewisPharmaceuticals retailerCroydonMar 16*305.2*22.42,146Patel family (100%)
51HillHousebuilderWaltham Abbey, EssexDec 15303.830.8335Hill family (82%), employee trust and management (18%)
52Hyperion Insurance GroupInsurance broker and underwriterCentral LondonSep 15299.033.62,994Management & staff (65%), General Atlantic (35%)
53Caffè NeroCoffee house operatorCentral LondonMay 16*299.0*27.14,500Gerry Ford (60%), Paladin Partners (30%), staff (10%)
54Adelie FoodsFood producer and distributorMiddlesexMar 15294.710.32,649HIG Capital (>50%), others (<50%)
55Kurt GeigerShoe retailerCentral LondonDec 15*292.3*20.42,071Cinven (>50%), management (<50%)
56JacTravelTravel services providerWest LondonOct 15*288.9*15.7517Vitruvian Partners (55%), management (45%)
57Yeo ValleyYoghurt and dairy makerBristolMay 15284.27.31,821Mead family (100%)
58AvailableCarCar dealerCheshireDec 15281.28.5546Graham & Alison Bell (100%)
59Westover GroupCar dealerBournemouthDec 15278.86.3728Peter Wood and family trust (100%)
60William Jackson Food GroupFood producerEast YorkshireApr 15276.018.02,067Jackson family (89%), former employees (11%)
61Oasis Dental CareDental care providerBristolMar 16275.112.93,521Bridgepoint (>50%), management (<50%)
62Keltbray GroupCivil engineering contractorSouthwest LondonOct 15272.311.61,078Brendan Kerr & family trust (100%)
63Morris GroupHousebuilderCheshireMar 16*268.3*42.2229Management (62%), Quayle Munro (23%), GSO (15%)
64Global RadioRadio broadcasterCentral LondonMar 15265.235.11,210Private shareholders (100%)
65VoicevaleDried foods importerNorth LondonDec 15261.48.682Roby Danon (80%), Toyota Tsusho Corporation (20%)
66NisbetsCatering equipment supplierBristolDec 15255.428.31,186Andrew Nisbet (96%), Management (4%)
67PeoplesCar dealerFalkirkJul 16*255.0*6.5397Brian Gilda (85%), Stewart Ramsay (15%)
68Stewart Milne GroupHousebuilder & timber systems makerAberdeenJun 15252.711.8793Stewart Milne and family (100%)
69Redfern TravelBusiness travel agentBradfordMar 16252.24.2112Mark Bowers (18%), Neil Hopwood (18%), management (64%)
70MKM Building SuppliesBuilders' merchantHullSep 15251.915.9938Management (51%), 3i (37%), LDC (12%),
71JRL GroupConstruction contractorHertfordshireDec 15251.75.6600John Reddington (34%), Peter Moran (33%), Kevin Keegan (33%)
72FM ConwayInfrastructure services providerSevenoaks, KentMar 16247.818.41,262Michael Conway (95%), Kim Conway (5%)
73Holiday ExtrasAirport hotel, parking providerKentMar 15247.26.6736Gerry and Carol Pack (30%), Matthew Pack (13%), Jeremy Pack (12%) oters (45%)
74Sky Betting and GamingBookmakerLeedsJun 15*247.0n.a.1,100CVC Capital Partners (80%), Sky plc (20%)
75Foster + PartnersArchitectural consultancySouthwest LondonApr 16*243.0n.a.1,480Partners, including Lord Norman Foster (100%)
76CNGCommercial gas supplierHarrogateApr 15240.98.988Jacqui Hall (28.33%), Tim Jones (28.33%), Chris England (28.33%), other management (15%)
77Pentagon FreightInternational freight forwarderOrpington, KentApr 15240.86.3527Geoffrey Smith (84%), management (16%)
78Ferndale FoodsReady-meals producerSomersetMar 15240.317.12,707Bigwood family (96%), S Harmer (4%)
79ParagonBusiness process managerSunderlandJun 15240.07.32,859Patrick Crean (100%)
80The Emerson GroupBuilder, property developerCheshireApr 16*239.5*75.6617Jones family trusts (100%)
81Oak Furniture LandFurniture retailerSwindonSep 15239.37.2996Jason Bannister (100%)
82Resource Solutions GroupRecruitment consultancyBristolJun 15239.011.8216Keith Dawe (89%), Sanderson Computer Recruitment Executive Scheme (10%), Joanna Dawe (1%)
83Wrights GroupBus manufacturerBallymena, Co AntrimDec 14†237.7†12.91,553Jeffrey Wright (100%)
84Maplin ElectronicsElectronic equipment retailerRotherhamMar 15237.012.32,500Rutland Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
85Dr MartensShoe manufacturer and retailerNorthamptonshireMar 15235.325.5831Permira (70%), Griggs family and settlements (20%), management (10%)
86VolacDairy nutrition supplierHertfordshireDec 14†235.1†13.9391Family & charitable trusts (77.4%), Neville family (22.6%)
87CivicaIT services providerSouthwest LondonSep 15234.112.52,665Omers (74%), management (26%)
88Durkan HoldingsBuilding developer and contractorHertfordshireNov 15†232.9†21.0225Durkan family (100%)
89Martin-BakerEjection seat manufacturerNr. UxbridgeMar 15232.366.3840James Martin (18%), John Martin (16%), management (66%)
90WagamamaNoodle bar operatorCentral LondonApr 16229.917.74,483Duke Street Capital and Hutton Collins (82%, Duke Street majority partner), management & other shareholders (18%)
91Kitwave Wholesale GroupFood and drink wholesalerNorth ShieldsApr 15227.84.7456Paul Young (>50%), Pricoa Capital Group and Allstate Investments (<50%)
92Marex SpectronCommodities and futures brokerCentral LondonDec 15227.614.9524

>50% JRJ Group

93BaxtersFood producerMoray, ScotlandMay 15226.310.31,600Audrey Baxter (38%), Baxter family trust (36%), Andrew Baxter (25%), James Baxter (1%)
94EnconInsulation distributorWest YorkshireJul 16*226.0*11.0598Stuart Moore (73%), management (27%)
95DreamsBed retailerHigh WycombeDec 15225.914.91,563Sun Capital (94%), management (6%)
96Rydon GroupBuilder and maintenance providerEast SussexSep 15224.19.7692Management (67%), Cavendish Square Partners (33%)
97AdvancedSoftware developerBerkshireFeb 15220.521.62,083

Vista Equity Partners

98Chiltern International GroupContract research providerSloughDec 15217.825.02,310Galaxy Limited Partnership (representing a consolidated investment group of individuals) (90%), management (10%)
99ProCam EuropeCrop protection specialistCambridgeshireDec 15217.07.7527Tony White (67%), Ian Beswick (18%), Chris Butt (11%), White discretionary trust (4%)
100Busy BeesNurseries operatorStaffordshireDec 15216.815.46,776Ontario teachers Pension Plan (80%), management (20%)
101Malcolm GroupLogistics and construction servicesLinwood, nr GlasgowJan 15215.88.41,921Malcolm family (78%), Caird Capital (19%), other (3%)
102Norbrook LaboratoriesPharmaceuticals manufacturerCounty DownJul 15215.726.52,152The Lord Ballyedmond family trust (100%)
103Photobox GroupPersonalised product retailerCentral LondonApr 15215.312.5965Exponent and Electra Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
104The Imagination GroupCreative agencyCentral LondonAug 15214.36.2687Gary Withers, founder & chairman, other management and employees (100%)
105AnescoEnergy efficiency consultancyReadingMar 16213.724.6111CBPE (70%), management (22%), Alcentra (7%), Generation (1%)
106T.O.M. Vehicle RentalRental vehicle providerNorth LanarkshireMar 16*213.2*14.5575Rafferty family (50%), Hugh Stewart (25%), Grier family (25%)
107The Swift GroupCaravan and motorhome manufacturerEast YorkshireAug 15210.96.9978Management (40%), Smith family (28%), other (32%)
108LA InternationalIT recruitment consultancyStoke-on-TrentJun 16*210.1*10.4103Paul Luckic (93%), other management (7%)
109LGCAnalytical services laboratorySouthwest LondonMar 15209.812.32,009KKR, management
110BSW TimberTimber supplierBerwickshireMar 15209.710.51,042Brownlie family (93%), other (7%)
111Whitworth BrosFlour millerWellingboroughMar 16209.08.7333Martin George and family (100%)
112Car ShopCar supermarketNorthamptonDec 15208.65.5508Paul Dunkley (78%), David Hammond (15%), Sir Geoffrey Whalen (7%)
113HatfieldsCar dealerWakefieldJan 16208.56.8370Williams family (100%)
114TinopolisFilm and television producerSouth WalesSep 15206.018.3612Vitruvian Partners (70%), management (30%)
115QHotelsHotel operatorLeedsJan 16*205.5*33.25,249Bain Capital Credit and Canyon Capital Advisors (90%), management (10%)
116O’Halloran & O’BrienConstruction contractorSurreyMar 16204.518.2109O'Brien Family (100%)
117FESConstruction support servicesStirlingAug 15204.16.61,905Duncan S Fletcher & family (98%), other (2%)
118Voyage CareCare home operatorStaffordshireMar 15*203.0*34.58,417Partners Group, Duke Street Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
119Toomey GroupCar dealerEssexDec 15201.48.2467Michael Toomey (100%)
120ClaranetIT services providerCentral LondonJun 16*200.0*17.61,200Nasser family (> 50%), other shareholders (< 50%)
121SertecAutomotive engineerBirminghamMar 16*197.8*14.61,278Management (100%)
122DawsongroupAsset rental operatorMilton KeynesDec 15197.449.5711Peter Dawson & family (100%)
123BulkhaulSpecialist chemical logisticsMiddlesbroughJun 15195.125.2877Stephen Gibson (75%), Michael O'Neill (25%)
124TimpsonRetail services providerManchesterSep 15195.016.43,226John Timpson and family trusts (100%)
125TGI Friday’sRestaurant operatorGuildfordDec 15193.57.62,998Electra Partners (44%), management team (56%)
126Pentagon InvestmentsVan dealerDerbyDec 15192.64.4316Marshall Family Trusts (100%)
127Yearsley GroupFrozen food supplierLancashireMar 15188.55.01,264Yearsley family (100%)
128MulalleyConstruction contractorEssexMar 16187.813.6605O'Malley family (80%), Teresa Taylor (20%)
129Reward GatewayEmployee engagement servicesCentral LondonJun 15187.56.6211Great Hill Partners (55%), Glenn Elliott (28%), management & staff (17%)
130Smartway PharmaceuticalsPharmaceutical wholesalerSouthwest LondonFeb 15187.07.547Kirti Patel (50%), Bhanumati Patel (50%)
131ID MedicalRecruitment consultancyMilton KeynesDec 15*186.9*9.4493Michael and Mo Sacoor (90%), Deenu Patel (10%)
132Control RisksRisk management consultancyCentral LondonMar 16186.510.92,544Management, employees and ex-employees (100%)
133Randall Parker Food GroupMeat distributorNorthamptonshireSep 15186.14.3495Ron Randall & family (67%), W & J Parker (33%)
134DCS Group (UK)Toiletry products distributorStratford-upon-AvonDec 15185.65.1301Denys Shortt (100%)
135Charles TyrwhittClothing retailerCentral LondonAug 15*184.5*17.3802Nick Wheeler (95%), Peter Higgins (5%)
136The White CompanyHome accessories retailerCentral LondonMar 16*184.3*17.31,437Chrissie Rucker (99%), Nick Wheeler (1%)
137Taylor MaxwellBuilding products supplierBristolMar 15183.55.6164Management and employees (100%)
138FP McCannCivil engineering contractorBelfastDec 15†182.7†14.01,027McCann family (100%)
139SymphonyFurniture supplierBarnsleyDec 15182.712.51,423Douglas Gregory (100%)
140YeomansCar dealerWorthingDec 15182.16.1368Smith family (100%)
141JJ Food ServiceFood distributorEnfield, MiddlesexMar 15181.711.0779Kiamil family (100%)
142GO OutdoorsOutdoor equipment retailerSheffieldJan 15181.44.71,8963i and YFM (38%), Paul Caplan (33%), John Graham (13%), other management (16%)
143Brett GroupBuilding materials supplierCanterburyDec 15180.89.7662Brett family and trusts (100%)
144ElementTesting & certification services providerCentral LondonDec 15*180.3*30.01,778Bridgepoint (>50%), management (<50%)
145FairviewHousebuilderNorth LondonDec 15178.264.8210Employee benefit trust (100%)
146Suttons GroupLogistics & supply chain servicesCheshireApr 15176.28.31,131Sutton family trusts (100%)
147LakelandKitchen accessory retailerCumbriaDec 14175.65.61,886

Samuel Rayner (33%), Martin Rayner (33%), Julian Rayner (33%)

148QABusiness training providerCentral LondonMay 16*174.6*28.01,391

Bregal Capital (80%), management (20%)

149Dune LondonFootwear retailerCentral LondonJan 15174.07.42,233Daniel Rubin (44%), Anne Rubin (43%), others (13%)
150Search ConsultancyRecruitment consultancyGlasgowJan 16173.66.1625Saints Capital (65%), management (35%)
151Churchill Retirement LivingRetirement housebuilderHampshireMay 16*†173.3*†56.6484Clinton McCarthy (49.15%), Spencer McCarthy (49.15%), others (1.7%)
152The Car PeopleCar dealerWakefieldApr 16*172.8*6.8450Carnell family (76%), other management (24%)
153BMT GroupEngineering consultancyMiddlesexSep 15171.43.71,544EBT (100%)
154Arora GroupHotel operatorWest LondonMar 15170.541.41,317Surinder Arora (100%)
155HillarysWindow coverings retailerNottinghamOct 15†170.3†14.21,527European Capital (75%), management (25%)
156Callcredit Information GroupConsumer data analystLeedsDec 15170.127.61,123GTCR and co-investors (75%), management (25%)
157P D HookPoultry producerOxfordshireOct 15169.325.0925Hook family (100%)
158Howarth Timber GroupTimber products makerLeedsMar 16*169.2*9.5913Howard family (100%)
159MeggerElectrical products manufacturerDoverNov 15169.116.41,235TBG AG (100%)
160BarbourClothing manufacturerSouth ShieldsDec 14167.429.3989Dame Margaret Barbour (51%), Barbour family trust (46%), other (3%)
161ToolbankTool distributorKentDec 15167.214.8810John Twallin (13%), estates & settlements trust (47%), other (40%)
162Travel CounsellorsTravel services providerManchesterOct 15166.410.7272Equistone Private Equity (>50%), Speakman family (<50%)
163TogetherSpecialist lenderCheshireJun 15165.5122.3373

Equistone, Standard Life Investments, Moser Family Trust, management

164Shanly GroupHousebuilderBeaconsfieldDec 14164.450.9152Michael Shanly (100%)
165DalzielButchers' supplierLanarkshireOct 15163.014.2542Stuart Dalziel (43%), John Darroch (21%), EBT (15%), other (21%)
166KingslandAlcoholic drinks distributorManchesterJun 15162.83.8271Management (100%)
167Eric Wright GroupConstruction contractorPrestonDec 14160.65.3541Eric Wright charitable trust (100%)
168John Cotton GroupBed-fillings manufacturerWest YorkshireMar 15160.59.91,066Cotton family (100%)
169Country Style FoodsBakerLeedsApr 15159.77.21,546Wood family (100%)
170Gap GroupPlant and tool hireGlasgowMar 16157.718.31,454Douglas Anderson (37.5%), Iain Anderson (37.5%), Maureen Smith (20%), other family and management (5%)
171Constantine GroupConglomerateSurreyDec 15156.45.5541Vernon family (49%), Constantine family (23%), others (28%)
172Gregory DistributionDistribution servicesExeterOct 15156.37.21,776John Gregory and family (100%)
173Meyer Timber GroupWood panel distributorStoke-on-TrentDec 15155.88.4334The Meade Family Office (80%), Chris Rudd (20%)
174KeltruckTruck dealerWest BromwichDec 15155.75.5418Chris Kelly (100%)
175Masterson HoldingsBuilding contractorBorehamwoodAug 15155.211.6314Michael Masterson (47%), Mona Masterson (27%), Michael Masterson Trust (26%)
176HammerIT storage distributorBasingstokeJan 16154.86.3164James Stidwell (40%), Paul Matravers (20%), Jason Beeson (20%), Jason Goddard (20%)
177Wain GroupHousebuilderWarringtonJun 15153.238.6210William Ainscough (75%), management (25%)
178Audley TravelTour operatorOxfordshireDec 15151.719.03713i (>50%), management (<50%)
179The WorksValue retailerWest MidlandsMay 16†151.5†9.71,259Endless (>50%), Dean Hoyle (>10%), management team (<20%)
180Davies TurnerLogistics, freight operatorWarwickshireMar 16*151.2*6.4840Stephenson family (94%), other (6%)
181James WalkerTimber merchantWest LothianMar 16*151.2*11.0600Walker family (70%), John Campbell (24%), employees (6%)
182Axis Europe HoldingsProperty maintenance contractorCentral LondonMar 16*149.4*7.0893John Hayes (95%), Sally Hayes (5%)
183Acorn StairliftsStairlift manufacturerWest YorkshireSep 15149.217.11,192John Jakes (100%)
184LexonPharmaceuticals supplierRedditchApr 15149.08.2564Sodha family (77%), Sonpal family (23%)
185NorkemChemical exporterCheshireDec 14148.54.1104Lynne Colling (64%), Alan Nicholson (5%), other (31%)
186CitySprintLogistics providerSurreyDec 15146.02.9723

Management (>50%), LDC and Dunedin (<50%)

187Edinburgh AirportAirport operatorEdinburghDec 15145.545.0552Global Infrastructure Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
188ReissBranded fashion retailerCentral LondonJan 16145.219.81,401Warburg Pincus (>50%), David Reiss and family (<50%)
189White StuffFashion retailerSouth LondonApr 16144.612.61,885Co-founders (71%), management & others (29%)
190Steven EagellCar dealerMilton KeynesDec 15144.03.8285Steven Eagell (85%), management (15%)
191WP GroupFuel and lubricant distributorSouthamptonDec 15142.13.0137David Fairchild and management (52%), Barry Fairchild (24%), Sylvia Fairchild (24%)
192ColtVentilation systems providerHampshireDec 15141.76.9985O'Hea family (75%), Colt Foundation (22%), other (3%)
193Mountain WarehouseOutdoor clothing retailerCentral LondonFeb 16141.412.61,646Mark Neale (85%), others & management (15%)
194AgilisysIT services providerCentral LondonMar 16*140.0*10.61,856Employees (>50%), Mindenhall and Badale families (<50%)
195Cameron MackintoshTheatrical producerCentral LondonMar 15138.927.2659Sir Cameron Mackintosh (100%)
196Grosvenor Contracts LeasingVehicle contract hirerNorthamptonshireDec 15138.76.1266Brian Johnson (100%)
197Weston GroupHousebuilderEssexJul 15138.515.9268Robert Weston (40%), management and other (60%)
198EH SmithBuilders' merchantShirley, SolihullJun 15138.27.5566Parker family (27%), Ensall family (27%), Michael Hodgskin-Brown (24%), Kenneth Avery-Smith (22%)
199Silentnight GroupBed manufacturerLancashireJan 16137.57.81,018HIG Capital (75%), management (25%)
200Numatic InternationalCleaning products manufacturerSomersetDec 15137.413.4953Christopher Duncan (100%)
201Natures Way FoodsFresh salad producerWest SussexMar 15137.16.0912Langmead family (88%), Susan Barratt (5%), others (7%)
202Consolidated Timber HoldingsLumber wholesalerShepperton, SurreyMar 15137.04.3223Meyer family (68%), management (29%), others (3%)
203Balmoral GroupPolymer engineer and manufacturerAberdeenMar 15136.531.0557Jim Milne & family (100%)
204DingbroAutomotive component distributorAberdeenSep 15136.38.61,281James Dingwall (51%), Kenneth Dingwall (49%)
205GRS Roadstone GroupAggregate distributor and waste removalNuneatonDec 15*136.0*6.5283Management (75%), Tarmac Trading (25%)
206UPPUniversity accommodation providerCentral LondonAug 15135.266.5700Dutch pension fund (60%), Chinese investment fund (40%)
207PeninsulaEmployment law consultancyManchesterMar 16*134.6*22.11,690

Fred and Peter Done (100%)

208NRS HealthcareHealthcare equipment & services providerCoalville, LeicestershireMar 15134.65.9705H2 Equity Partners (52%), LDC (33%), management (15%)
209Advance Construction GroupConstruction servicesBellshill, North LanarkshireMar 15133.58.21,047Seamus Shields (50%), Daniella Shields (50%)
210Fish BrothersCar dealerSwindonDec 15133.13.3244Mike Fish (50%), Tim Fish (50%)
211Belfield FurnishingsFurniture and furnishings manufacturerDerbyshireDec 15133.06.11,548NorthEdge (>60%), management (<40%)
212EcotricityGreen energy supplierGloucestershireApr 16*131.4*6.7729Dale Vince (100%)
213Everest Home ImprovementsHome improvement supplierHertfordshireDec 14131.44.8696Better Capital (90%) management and others (10%)
214NexusConstruction servicesBraintree, EssexSep 15130.98.1624Michael Morris (50%), Keith Breen (33%), others (17%)
215TES GlobalEducational publisherCentral LondonAug 15130.338.4435TPG (85%), management (15%)
216TuskerCar benefit specialistsWatfordDec 15*129.7*7.3119ECI Partners (76%) and management (24%)
217Wedge Group GalvanizingGalvanizerWest MidlandsMar 15129.615.41,054Woolridge family (95%), management (5%)
218Lanes GroupDrainage services providerLeedsJul 15128.57.11,170Wayne Earnshaw (47%), management and other (53%)
219John GuestTubing and pipe manufacturerWest LondonDec 14127.522.71,174Guest family (100%)
220James Donaldson GroupTimber merchantsFifeMar 16127.16.1680Donaldson family (85%), employees (15%)
221Crown OilFuel and lubricant distributorBuryAug 15126.44.8210Greensmith family (100%)
222Riviera TravelTravel agencyBurton-on-TrentNov 15126.211.3109Phoenix Private Equity (60%), management (40%)
223Robert DyasHousehold goods retailerSurreyMar 15125.54.61,397Theo Paphitis (100%)
224CCGBuilding contractorGlasgowMar 15125.47.4609Alastair Wylie (67%), Bernie Rooney (33%)
225PureGymGym operatorLeedsDec 15125.213.5960

CCMP (>50%), Management (<50%)

226Gray & AdamsTrailer & vehicle manufacturerScotlandApr 16*125.0*7.6700James Gray Jnr (43%), Peter Gray (43%), Marie Gray (14%)
227Argus MediaEnergy information providerCentral LondonJun 15124.432.3668General Atlantic (>50%), management and others (<50%)
228BathstoreBathroom retailerWatfordJul 15124.12.7567Warren Stephens and family (86%) management and other (14%)
229The Delivery GroupMail and parcel services providerWarringtonDec 15124.12.7306Next Wave Partners (63%), management (37%)
230CCS MediaIT & services resellerChesterfieldDec 15123.82.6349Robert Tomlinson (80%), Alan Honarmand (10%), Terrence Betts (10%)
231Carter Thermal IndustriesRefrigeration manufacturerBirminghamDec 14123.42.8908Carter family trust (28%), Scott family trust (26%) Elizabeth Scott (11%), Jane Chamberlain (11%), Mary Rennison (11%), other (13%)
232Ainscough Crane HireCrane hirerWiganMay 15122.425.21,005Oaktree Capital Management, management
233National LightingLight fitting designerPoole, DorsetDec 14122.18.5527Meyer Maslo (30%), J Schimmel (22.5%), _x000D_Elizabeth Maslo (22.5%), others (25%)
234Willerby Holiday HomesMobile home makerHullOct 15†122.1†6.4845Cavendish Square Partners (75%), management (25%)
235MoneycorpForeign exchange servicesCentral LondonDec 15122.012.6799Bridgepoint
236Tomlinson GroupConstruction contractorDerbyDec 15121.53.4241Barry Sewards (66%)_x000D_, Andrew Sewards (34%)
237CLC GroupPainting and maintenance contractorSouthamptonDec 15121.28.81,009Hilbre Holdings Limited
238Russell & BromleyShoe retailerBromleyDec 14120.624.21,078Bromley family (100%)
239Castle ViewLeisure services managerStirlingMar 15120.25.75,171Martin Bell (95%), Caroline Bell (5%)
240SkyscannerTravel search engineEdinburghDec 15119.712.6674Venture capital, including Sequoia Capital & Scottish Equity Partners (>50%), founders & management (<50%)
241Paperchase ProductsStationery and card retailerCentral LondonJan 16119.24.92,006Primary Capital Partners (79%), management (21%)
242Gardner AerospaceAerospace components manufacturerDerbyAug 15119.09.71,369Better Capital (82%), management (18%)
243Beaverbrooks the JewellersJewellery retailerLancashireFeb 16*119.0*11.5904Brown family (54%), Adlestone (39%), other (7%)
244Spark EnergyEnergy supplierScottish BordersJun 15118.64.5246Numerous minority shareholders (100%)
245TrainlineTrain ticket retailerCentral LondonFeb 15118.221.4345KKR (>50%), management (<50%)
246Scott GroupIndustrial supplierDunfermlineDec 14117.43.7878John Scott (76%), Norman Scott (24%)
247Stanmore ContractorsSpecialist subcontractorKentMar 15117.313.5237Rajbir Manak (99%), Harbhajan Manak (1%)
248London City AirportAirport operatorEast LondonDec 15117.09.4498Institutional investors (inc. Ontario Teachers’ pension fund, AIMCo, OMERS & Wren House) (>50%), management (<50%)
249Crisp Maltings GroupMalt producerNorfolkDec 14116.913.0249Edward Iliffe (24%), Ernest Travis (14%), David Thompson (7%), Christoper Johnson (7%), others (48%)
250Cormar CarpetsCarpet manufacturerLancashireSep 15115.97.5259David Cormack (25%), John Cormack (25%), Helen Polito (25%), other management and employees (25%)

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