Rank Company Location Year end Sales £m Operating profit £m Staff Main shareholders
1 Virgin ActiveHealth club operator Central London Dec 12 *641.5 *53.3 13,840 CVC Capital Partners (45%), Virgin Group (43%), management (12%)
2 Firth RixsonAerospace manufacturer Sheffield Sep 12 *635.3 *88.8 2,246 Oak Hill Capital Partners (majority stake), Lehman Brothers, management (minority stake)
3 Camelot UK LotteriesLottery operator Watford Mar 12 635.1 52.0 594 Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (100%)
4 LycamobilePrepaid mobile telecoms provider Central London Feb 13 *633.3 *11.3 1,165 Subaskaran Allirajah (90%), Milind Kangle (8%), other (2%)
5 Pets At HomePet products retailer Cheshire Mar 13 *598.3 *37.3 4,144

KKR (77%), management (23%)

6 EdringtonWhisky and rum distiller Glasgow Mar 13 591.3 179.3 2,250 The Robertson Trust (76%), employees, former employees (24%)
7 City Electrical FactorsElectrical parts wholesaler Warwickshire Apr 12 587.7 28.1 3,549 Mackie family trusts (100%)
8 ERMEnvironmental consultancy Central London Mar 13 581.5 63.0 4,576 Charterhouse (55%), management and employees (45%)
9 The Miller GroupHousebuilder & construction services Edinburgh Dec 12 574.1 11.4 1,317 GSO Capital Partners (Blackstone) (56%), Lloyds Banking Group and RBS (31%), Miller family and employees (13%)
10 Domestic & GeneralWarranty provider Wimbledon Mar 13 *572.9 *55.6 2,561 CVC Capital Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
11 FarmfoodsFrozen food retailer Birmingham Dec 12 569.3 27.5 2,986 Eric Herd and family (94%), William McCreadie (6%)
12 Murphy GroupCivil engineering contractor Central London Dec 12 568.5 16.9 3,474 Murphy family (100%)
13 MorsonEngineering recruitment agency Manchester Dec 12 555.1 10.0 1,398 Gerard & Ged Mason (90%), Kevin Gorton (5%), Paul Gilmour (5%)
14 Andrew Marr InternationalSeafood trader East Yorkshire Mar 12 544.9 14.2 223 Andrew Marr and family (100%)
15 Lissan Coal CompanyEnergy distributor County Tyrone Sep 12 542.5 12.5 128 Loughran family (100%)
16 Benfield Motor GroupCar dealer Newcastle upon Tyne Dec 12 *540.0 *6.3 1,468 John Squires and family (100%)
17 MarkitFinancial information services City of London Dec 12 *533.1 *164.1 2,689 Employees and institutional investors
18 Alexander Mann SolutionsRecruitment consultancy Central London Dec 12 533.0 9.5 1,541 Graphite Capital (64%), management (36%)
19 WarburtonsBaker Bolton Sep 12 †513.8 †31.2 4,546 Warburton family (100%)
20 RixShipping, oil distributor Hull Dec 12 494.1 1.9 419 John Rix & family (100%)
21 NES Global TalentEngineering recruitment consultancy Altrincham Oct 12 *492.4 *24.3 439 AEA Investors (>50%), management (<50%)
22 Care UKCare services provider Central London Sep 12 487.5 14.7 15,659 Bridgepoint (81%), management (18%), other (1%)
23 R&R Ice CreamIce cream manufacturer North Yorkshire Dec 12 486.7 40.3 2,659 PAI Partners (85%), management (15%)
24 Argent Group EuropeFood supplier Central London Dec 12 483.2 11.0 913 David Gray (60%), management (40%)
25 Alexander DennisBus and coach manufacturer Falkirk Dec 12 481.1 28.5 2,400 Brian Souter (38%), Noble Grossart (35%), Murray Capital Ventures (11%), Ann Gloag (9%), other (7%)
26 GM CommunicationsTravel services provider Central London Dec 12 479.3 13.6 1,146 HIS co (33%), Eumitra Holdings (27%), Taishi Mito (21%), others(19%)
27 Ballyvesey HoldingsTransport services provider County Antrim Sep 12 469.3 7.1 2,041 Montgomery family (100%)
28 Electricity North WestElectricity supplier Warrington Mar 13 468.0 225.4 1,622 Commonwealth Bank of Australia, JP Morgan Infrastructure Investments
29 WSHCatering & restaurant business Reading Dec 12 466.1 18.2 10,370 Alastair Storey (37%), Intermediate Capital (22%), management (41%)
30 SelfridgesDepartment store operator Central London Jan 12 464.8 81.2 1,933 Wittington Investments
31 Priory GroupSpecialist healthcare provider Surrey Dec 12 463.1 82.3 13,674 Advent International, management
32 Brookfield RoseTemporary workforce manager Cheshire Dec 12 *463.0 *6.3 108 Matthew Sanders (100%)
33 JVM EquipmentIndustrial equipment supplier West Sussex Dec 12 461.4 47.6 719 Max Skillman (51%), Lina Sokolova (44%), Tatiana Sokolova (5%)
34 RACBreakdown and motoring services Walsall Dec 12 457.0 124.0 3,535 Carlyle Group (100%)
35 ActeonSubsea services provider Norwich Dec 12 *445.4 *80.0 2,082 KKR & White Deer Management (72%), management (28%)
36 RidgewayCar dealer Newbury Dec 12 443.9 10.2 1,010 David Newman (90%), John O'Hanlon (10%)
37 Pret A MangerSandwich shop operator Central London Dec 12 443.8 23.6 7,144

Bridgepoint (66%), founders & management (34%)

38 PerrysCar dealer Northampton Dec 12 439.6 5.0 1,282 Denise Millard (60%), Ken Savage (20%), Ray Sommerville (10%), family (10%)
39 Towergate InsuranceInsurance underwriter and broker Maidstone Dec 12 439.1 135.5 5,334 Advent International (<50%), management (>50%)
40 GraffJeweller Central London Dec 12 434.8 69.5 534 Graff family (100%)
41 CP HoldingsConglomerate Watford Dec 11 431.1 8.3 7,018 Schreier family trusts (100%)
42 BGL GroupInsurance intermediary Peterborough Jun 12 428.6 117.2 3,703 Family trusts (93%), management (7%)
43 Airwave SolutionsCritical communications provider Slough Jun 12 422.1 71.4 736 Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund II (100%)
44 Nando’sRestaurant operator Southwest London Feb 12 421.6 41.9 9,287 Capricorn Ventures International (95%), others (5%)
45 W&R BarnettConglomerate Belfast Jul 12 417.7 16.7 256 Robert Barnett (43%), Glencairn Nominees Limited (37%), Highline Investments Limited (10%), William Barnett (10%)
46 Pertemps Network GroupRecruitment consultancy Warwickshire Dec 12 411.0 8.6 1,024 Management and employees (75%), LDC and others (25%)
47 BetfredBookmaker Warrington Mar 13 *†406.6 *†29.9 5,545 Fred and Peter Done and family (100%)
48 SoftcatIT reseller Buckinghamshire Jul 13 *400.0 *27.0 575 Peter Kelly (45%), Ravensbury Partners (12%), VC investors (12%), employees and management (31%)
49 City Refrigeration HoldingsFacilities maintenance provider Glasgow Dec 12 397.0 7.1 12,075 Willie, Susan and Kenny Haughey (100%)
50 The RangeDiscount retailer Plymouth Jan 13 *381.9 *35.2 5,110 Chris Dawson and family (100%)
51 Peel Ports GroupPort services provider Liverpool Mar 12 380.5 92.6 1,216 John Whittaker and family (50.1%), RREEF Infrastructure (49.9%)
52 Kaspersky LabInternet security software London/Moscow Dec 12 *378.7 n/a 2,579 Management, including Eugene Kaspersky (100%)
53 Norland Managed ServicesFacilities maintenance provider Central London Apr 13 †377.6 †13.0 3,418 William Investments Limited (75%), Others (25%)
54 McLaren ConstructionBuilder Essex Jul 12 376.4 3.5 313 Kevin Taylor (90%), Phil Pringle (10%)
55 Vue Entertainment InternationalCinema operator West London Nov 12 374.8 18.2 3,940 AIMCo and Omers (Canadian pension funds) (78.7%), management (21.3%)
56 Opus EnergyEnergy supplier Oxford Mar 13 369.5 22.6 443 GDF Suez (29.99%), Telecom Plus plc (20%), management (50.01%)
57 Helston GaragesCar dealer Cornwall Dec 12 365.9 11.0 817 David and Betty Carr (100%)
58 MotorpointCar supermarket Derby Mar 13 *362.0 *5.2 378 David Shelton (95%), Paul Winfield (5%)
59 Inchcape Shipping ServicesMarine services provider Essex Dec 12 360.0 23.2 3,266 Istithmar World Capital (85%), management & staff (15%)
60 RybrookCar dealer Warwick Dec 12 356.2 3.8 744 Interamericana Trading Corp (50%), Whale family (50%)
61 Swift Worldwide ResourcesRecruitment consultancy Enfield Dec 12 *356.1 *14.6 357 Gresham Private Equity (57%), management and employees (43%)
62 The John Clark Motor GroupCar dealer Aberdeen Dec 12 *355.0 *5.7 730 John Clark and family (100%)
63 Orion GroupEngineering recruitment consultancy Inverness Dec 12 *355.0 *12.6 396 Alan Savage and family
64 mydentistDental care provider Kearsley, Bolton Mar 13 349.0 15.9 4,931 Carlyle, Palamon Capital Partners, management
65 The Denholm GroupShipping and oilfield services provider Glasgow Dec 12 348.3 16.8 3,969 Denholm and Brown families
66 PentagonCar dealer Derby Dec 12 *344.6 *2.8 821 Reeve family (90%), Andrew Flinn (5%), Graham Hall (5%)
67 Stoneacre Motor GroupCar dealer Doncaster Apr 13 343.2 6.2 1,385 Richard and Christine Teatum (98%), other management (2%)
68 Meadow FoodsDairy product producer Chester Mar 12 340.9 9.5 258 Simon Chantler (65%) & Alec Pickering and family (35%)
69 HarwoodsCar dealer West Sussex Dec 12 340.9 4.9 693 Guy Harwood and family (100%)
70 Global Energy GroupEnergy services provider Inverness Mar 13 *334.0 *30.0 4,410 MacGregor family (75%), Mitsui (25%)
71 Burton’s Biscuit CompanyBiscuit and snack maker St Albans Dec 12 333.2 24.1 2,065 CIBC and Apollo Global Management (>50%), others
72 LushCosmetics manufacturer and retailer Poole Jun 12 326.0 22.6 5,816 Mark Constantine (37%), Margaret Constantine (25%), Andrew Gerrie (12%), others (26%)
73 GRAHAMConstruction contractor County Down Mar 13 *323.0 *6.0 1,346 Michael Graham (29%), Colin Graham (27%), Robin Graham (26%), Alan Bill (9%), Andrew Bill (9%)
74 Nicholl Fuel OilsFuel distributor Londonderry May 12 322.4 1.8 96 Hugh and Elizabeth Nicholl (100%)
75 IngeniousInvestor and adviser Central London Apr 12 321.0 36.3 165 Patrick McKenna (100%)
76 Turner & TownsendConstruction consultancy Leeds Apr 13 *318.5 *30.1 3,239 Vincent Clancy (6%), Tom Harrison (6%), RBC CEES Trustee (EBT) (20%), others (68%)
77 TelentCommunications support provider Warwick Mar 13 318.2 14.6 1,476 Tusk Investments (100%)
78 Lotus GroupTour operator South London Oct 12 309.9 13.1 430 Peter Stephens (75%), Christine Burrowes (25%)
79 Wonga.comOnline money lender Central London Dec 12 309.3 84.1 325 Accel Partners, Balderton Capital, Dawn Capital, Greylock Partners and others
80 Williams GroupCar dealer Bolton Dec 12 308.2 6.3 578 Margaret Orton Williams (25%), family & employees (75%)
81 Card FactoryGreeting card retailer Wakefield Jan 13 299.9 51.1 8,003 Charterhouse (65%), management (35%)
82 BrightHouseHousehold goods retailer Watford Mar 13 297.0 36.7 2,714 Vision Capital (87%), management (13%)
83 Poundworld RetailValue retailer West Yorkshire Mar 13 *293.8 *5.2 4,305 Christopher Edwards (35%), Laurie Edwards (35%), Chris Edwards Jnr (25%), Mark Ward (5%)
84 Swansway GroupCar dealer Crewe Dec 12 290.4 4.7 546 Michael Smyth (100%)
85 Air EnergiRecruitment consultancy Manchester Dec 12 *290.4 *9.4 299 LGV Capital, management
86 Napp Pharmaceutical HoldingsPharmaceuticals maker Cambridge Dec 12 *289.3 *64.2 768 Sackler Family trusts (50%), Pacific Moon Corp (50%)
87 Southall TravelTravel agency and tour operator West London Mar 13 *283.4 *13.4 35 Kuljinder Bahia (54%), Raybon (28%) and Geomex Holding (18%)
88 The Grass Roots GroupBusiness services provider Hertfordshire Dec 12 279.7 4.6 1,090 WPP (45%), David Evans (27%), other management (28%)
89 Dick Lovett CompaniesCar dealer Swindon Dec 12 279.1 5.7 483 Peter Lovett (100%)
90 AO.comHousehold appliance supplier Bolton Mar 13 275.5 8.3 834

Bill and Julie Holroyd (22%), Norman Stoller (22%), John Roberts (18%), Christopher Hopkinson (18%), other (20%)

91 CF BoothMetal recycler Rotherham Mar 12 273.3 3.8 346 Booth family (100%)
92 CountrysideHousebuilder Brentwood Sep 12 272.9 6.5 475 Oaktree Capital Management, Countryside Management
93 99p StoresDiscount retailer Northampton Jan 12 270.2 7.3 3,444 Barclays Ventures (25%), Lalani family (51%), others (24%)
94 Stewart MilneHousebuilder Aberdeen Jun 12 268.1 12.1 838 Stewart Milne and family (100%)
95 Byrne GroupConcrete frame contractor Southwest London May 12 267.5 4.3 853 Johnny Byrne (50%), Patsy Byrne (50%)
96 BodenClothing retailer Northwest London Dec 12 *265.4 *24.2 1,012

Johnnie Boden (63%), Julian Granville (7%), staff and other investors (30%)

97 The Turner GroupEngineering services provider Glasgow Mar 12 †265.1 †12.5 2,059 Turner family (100%)
98 Sinclair GroupCar dealer Port Talbot Dec 12 263.7 3.5 547 Gerald Sinclair and family (100%)
99 Wyevale Garden CentresGarden centre operator West London Dec 11 263.7 16.7 3,019 Terra Firma and management
100 Virgin MoneyBank Edinburgh Dec 12 263.1 153.6 2,785 Virgin Financial Services (47%), WL Ross (45%), Stanhope Investments (8%)
101 Lloyd MotorsCar dealer Carlisle Dec 12 261.5 4.7 628 Barry & Bryan Lloyd (100%)
102 Cory EnvironmentalWaste management provider Central London Dec 12 260.3 44.3 1,246 Eiser Infrastructure (33.3%), Finpro (33.3%), Capital Riesgo Global (25%), Santander Infra (8.3%)
103 Epwin GroupBuilding product supplier Cheltenham Dec 12 *259.1 *9.2 2,400 Jim Rawson (53%), Brian Kennedy (44%), family trusts and other (3%)
104 Cromwell GroupIndustrial equipment supplier Leicester Aug 12 259.1 24.2 1,828 Michael Gregory (100%)
105 McCarthy & StoneRetirement house builder Bournemouth Aug 12 257.7 34.3 778 Goldman Sachs, TPG, other equity funds
106 DC ThomsonNewspaper, comic publisher Dundee Mar 12 256.1 13.5 2,027 Thomson family (100%)
107 ExovaTesting service provider Edinburgh Dec 12 253.6 32.4 3,491 Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (100%)
108 Glyn HopkinCar dealer Romford Dec 12 246.7 4.8 512 Glyn Hopkin (60%), other management (40%)
109 The Edinburgh Woollen MillClothing retailer Dumfriesshire Feb 12 245.7 20.6 4,955 Day Family (100%)
110 Cleveland Cable CompanyElectrical cable distributor Middlesbrough Apr 12 244.8 16.6 455 Alastair Powell (68%), Michael Powell (32%)
111 ArcoSafety equipment supplier Hull Jun 12 243.1 10.7 1,448 Martin family (97%)
112 Mark GroupEnergy efficiency specialist Leicester Mar 13 *242.3 *17.1 2,017 Cottingham family (100%)
113 CALA GroupBuilder Edinburgh Jun 12 241.4 23.9 377 Legal & General (46.5%), Patron Capital Partners (46.5%), management (7%)
114 Ardmore ConstructionBuilder North London Sep 12 240.6 3.5 311 Cormac Byrne (50%), Patrick Byrne (50%)
115 IntegralProperty maintenance provider Bristol Dec 12 239.7 9.3 2,822 Bryan Glastonbury (78%), management (22%)
116 Peter VardyCar dealer Glasgow Dec 12 *239.0 *5.9 478 Sir Peter Vardy (49%), Peter Vardy (46%), Lady Margaret Vardy (5%)
117 CedoHousehold products maker Telford Dec 11 235.5 14.6 2,354 Rutland Partners (>50%), Others (<50%)
118 DewhirstClothing manufacturer East Yorkshire Jan 12 233.1 17.4 6,512 Management (100%)
119 Yeo ValleyYoghurt and dairy maker Bristol May 12 228.7 4.2 1,492 Mead family (100%)
120 Independent Clinical ServicesHealthcare recruiter Central London Dec 12 228.0 12.3 694 Blackstone (>50%), Management (<50%)
121 InfinisRenewable energy generator Northampton Mar 13 225.9 52.0 396 Terra Firma Capital Partners (100%)
122 Westbridge FoodsFood service and logistics Malvern Dec 11 225.7 9.3 117 Peter McNeil (41%), Derek Wignall (25%), Sarah McNeil (24%), Evelyn McNeil (10%)
123 Fullers FoodsFrozen food supplier Leeds Jan 13 224.0 1.2 36 The Fuller family (100%)
124 MON Motors GroupCar dealer Cwmbran Dec 12 221.7 1.4 588 Cleverly family (100%)
125 Drive Motor RetailCar dealer Leicester Dec 12 221.3 3.3 685 Steve Bessex (49.5%), Paul Manning (49.5%), General Motor UK (1%)
126 PolestarContract printer Dunstable Sep 12 216.8 7.9 1,660 Sun European Partners (100%)
127 LorienRecruitment consultancy Leeds Jan 13 216.7 3.6 175 Assan Investments (27%), Derek O'Neill (19%), Ray Trew (17%), Christopher Sawyer (17%), James Kelly (1%), other (19%)
128 TC HarrisonCar dealer Derbyshire Dec 12 215.0 4.5 493 Harrison family (100%)
129 Wellness FoodsHealth food manufacturer Surrey Dec 12 214.5 9.2 1,412 Lydian Capital (72%), Bank of Ireland (13%), others (15%)
130 Control RisksRisk management consultancy Central London Mar 13 *211.7 *13.3 2,367 Management and employees (73%), NVM Private Equity (20%), Hiscox (7%)
131 Reece GroupDefence equipment manufacturer Newcastle Dec 11 211.7 60.1 268 Alan Reece (100%)
132 Global RadioRadio broadcaster Central London Mar 12 209.4 33.2 1,059 Private shareholders (100%)
133 ScSSofa and carpet retailer Sunderland Jul 12 208.3 2.2 1,359 Sun Capital Partners Inc (100%)
134 DX GroupParcel and freight courier Buckinghamshire Jun 12 206.6 17.0 2,613 Arle Investment Partners (51%), former lenders (49%)
135 Survitec GroupSurvival equipment maker Central London Mar 12 205.8 22.7 1,949 Warburg Pincus (>80%), management (<20%)
136 Fairview New HomesHousebuilder North London Dec 12 205.1 14.6 274 Management (100%)
137 South StaffordshireWater utility Walsall Mar 13 205.0 42.8 2,193 KKR
138 OfficeShoe retailer Central London Jan 12 204.7 25.5 2,365 Silverfleet Capital (66%), management & staff (34%)
139 Caffè NeroCoffee house operator Central London May 13 *204.0 *24.0 3,900 Gerry Ford (60%), Paladin Partners (30%), staff (10%)
140 Highland FuelsFuel distributor Inverness Dec 12 202.9 1.9 134 George Shand (72%), Isobel Cruden (25%), Colin McNab (3%)
141 Forward Internet GroupMedia developer and investor Central London Dec 12 *202.9 *25.0 460 Neil Hutchinson (90%), employee share option scheme (10%)
142 United Wholesale (Scotland)Cash and carry wholesaler Glasgow Dec 12 202.5 2.0 196 Mohammad Sarwar and family (100%)
143 VPS HoldingsVacant property security specialist North London Mar 13 201.9 18.0 1,890 TDR Capital (>90%), management (<10%)
144 CivicaIT services provider Southwest London Sep 12 201.9 16.8 1,869 Omers (>50%), management (<50%)
145 Day LewisPharmaceuticals retailer Croydon Mar 13 *200.9 *17.7 1,342 Kirit Chimanbhai Patel (80%), Kirit Patel Junior (10%), Jayanti Patel Junior (10%)
146 The Little GroupBook, film and music wholesaler Eastbourne Feb 13 200.0 7.0 903 Yvette Stafford (30%), Jonathan Little (30%), Andrew Little (30%), Alan & Jean Little (10%)
147 The Best ConnectionRecruitment consultancy Birmingham Nov 12 198.9 4.5 572 Management (100%)
148 Robinsons Motor GroupCar dealer Norwich Dec 12 197.9 5.1 473 Robinson family, others
149 CognitaSchools operator Milton Keynes Aug 12 197.4 2.7 3,790 Bregal Capital, KKR, management
150 Gardline ShippingMarine science services provider Great Yarmouth Apr 12 197.3 28.0 1,477 Gregory Darling and family (100%)
151 James Walker GroupSealing and railway systems Woking Mar 12 194.4 12.2 1,861 Management (14.7%), other minority shareholders (85.3%)
152 Ferndale FoodsReady-meals producer Somerset Mar 12 †194.2 †6.2 2,483 Bigwood family (62%), S Harmer (38%)
153 LGCAnalytical services laboratory Southwest London Mar 13 *192.8 *7.0 1,876 Bridgepoint (>50%), management (<50%)
154 Malcolm GroupLogistics and construction services Linwood, nr Glasgow Jan 13 192.4 8.0 1,920 Malcolm family (78%), Caird Capital (19%), other (3%)
155 ProCamCrop protection specialist Cambridgeshire Jun 12 192.1 8.3 458 Tony White (66%), Ian Beswick (17%), Chris Butt (13%), White discretionary trust (4%)
156 Norbrook LaboratoriesPharmaceuticals maker County Down Aug 12 191.7 22.4 1,724 Lord Ballyedmond (100%)
157 Johnsons CarsCar dealer Redditch Dec 12 191.3 2.0 556 Management (53%), Dale family (47%)
158 Wood MackenzieEnergy research consultancy Edinburgh Dec 12 *190.8 *79.5 829 Hellman & Friedman (63%), Charterhouse (13%), management & staff (24%)
159 Motorline HoldingsCar dealer Canterbury Dec 12 190.0 2.4 487 Gary Obee (33.3%), Glen Obee (33.3%), Thomas Obee (33.3%)
160 ColbornesCar dealer Guildford Dec 12 188.9 2.3 449 Richard Neulaender (43%), John Walsh (43%), Guy Rowson (7%), Nick Hinallas (7%)
161 Day’s Motor GroupCar dealer Swansea Dec 12 186.2 10.0 504 Graham Day (34%), Jillian Day (34%), Geoffrey Day Settlement (32%)
162 Sparrows Offshore GroupOffshore services provider Aberdeen Dec 12 *186.0 *14.1 1,751 AEA Investors, management
163 PeoplesCar dealer Edinburgh Jul 13 *185.9 *4.1 397 Brian Gilda (85%), Stewart Ramsay (15%)
164 Zenith LeasedriveVehicle lessor Leeds Mar 13 *183.8 *10.4 189 Morgan Stanley Private Equity (60%), management (40%)
165 HutchinsonsAgronomy adviser Cambridgeshire Dec 12 *183.2 *10.8 337 Hutchinson family (100%)
166 Fuerst Day LawsonIngredient supplier Central London Dec 12 182.8 4.5 227 Lawson family (100%)
167 TunstallHealthcare technology supplier West Yorkshire Sep 12 182.1 10.3 1,891 Charterhouse (62%), Bridgepoint Capital (18%), management (20%)
168 Westover GroupCar dealer Bournemouth Dec 12 180.9 5.2 526 Peter Wood and family trust (100%)
169 JJ Food ServiceFood distributor Enfield Mar 12 180.6 2.4 789 Mustafa Kiamil (50%), Fatma Kiamil (30%), Esen Kiamil (10%), Rifat Kiamil (10%)
170 Midas GroupBuilder Bristol Apr 13 180.5 1.0 357 Steve Hindley (63%), Michael Hocking (32%), Alan Hope (5%)
171 BSW TimberTimber supplier Berwickshire Mar 12 180.4 7.6 909 Brownlie family (93%), other (7%)
172 VIP Computer CentreIT component distributor Warrington Jun 12 180.1 2.4 215 Sahni family (100%)
173 William Jackson Food GroupFood producer North Humberside Apr 12 179.5 10.8 1,376 Jackson family (88%), former employees (12%)
174 Fat FaceClothing retailer Hampshire Jun 13 178.6 21.5 2,265 Bridgepoint Capital (77%), management and staff (6%), other(17%)
175 NisbetsCatering equipment supplier Bristol Dec 12 178.6 26.1 764 Andrew Nisbet, founder & chairman & Anne Nisbet, director (95%), Management (5%)
176 Dawnus ConstructionCivil engineering contractor Swansea Dec 12 178.0 18.2 1,587 Management (85%), others (15%)
177 PalletwaysPalletised distribution franchiser Lichfield May 12 177.5 2.9 455 Phoenix Equity Partners (72%), James Wilson (11%), management (17%)
178 McNicholasInfrastructure service provider Elstree, Herts Mar 13 176.7 5.1 1,585 McNicholas family (92%), Others (8%)
179 LightcliffeCar dealer Milton Keynes Dec 12 †176.0 †2.8 532 Ian Rutter (80%), Michael Ostrowski (20%)
180 Drayton GroupCar dealer West Midlands Dec 12 172.9 3.0 366 Guest family (77%), Ken and Jane Forbes (23%)
181 GO OutdoorsOutdoor equipment retailer Sheffield Jan 13 171.0 3.0 1,819 3i and YFM (40%), management (60%)
182 NFT DistributionGrocery logistics provider Derbyshire Mar 13 *169.7 *6.3 1,856 Phoenix Equity Partners (60%), management (40%)
183 Logson GroupCorrugated packaging manufacturer Leicestershire Dec 12 168.5 16.5 905 Ian Loggie (50%), Michael Stephenson (50%)
184 Addison LeeMinicab and courier services provider Central London Aug 12 167.1 9.0 609 The Carlyle Group
185 Spire AutomotiveCar dealer Whetstone Dec 12 166.4 5.1 291 Darren Guiver (70%), Kim Richardson (30%)
186 JRL GroupConstruction contractor Hertfordshire Dec 12 *166.3 *2.8 326 John Reddington (34%), Paul Moran (33%), Kevin Keegan (33%)
187 Farr VintnersWine merchant Southwest London Oct 12 166.2 18.1 23 Stephen Browett (100%)
188 AvailableCarCar dealer Cheshire Dec 12 165.7 5.4 288 Graham & Alison Bell (100%)
189 Radisson Blu Edwardian HotelsHotel operator West London Dec 12 164.5 33.4 2,199 Jasminder Singh and family (97%), other (3%)
190 MavigaSpecialty crop supplier Kent May 13 163.5 3.7 70 Marcus Coles (57%), Michael Quann (24%), Christian Lude (9%) other management (6%), other (4%)
191 Johnston OilsOil distributor West Lothian Dec 12 163.1 1.1 150 Johnston family (100%)
192 Beadles GroupCar dealer Kent Mar 13 162.8 2.7 399 Paul Boast (47.3%), Peter Liddle (47.3%), Richard Johnson (5.4%)
193 TaytoCrisp and snack manufacturer Craigavon, Co Armagh Jun 12 162.1 4.0 1,345 Hutchinson family (100%)
194 The Original Factory ShopDiscount retailer Burnley Mar 13 162.0 7.0 2,779 Duke Street Capital (75%), management (25%)
195 KingslandAlcoholic drinks distributor Manchester Jun 12 161.3 3.9 310 Management (100%)
196 Dr MartensShoe manufacturer and retailer Northamptonshire Mar 13 160.4 24.2 500 Max Griggs, Stephen Griggs and family (91.5%), management (8.5%)
197 Resource Solutions GroupRecruitment consultancy Bristol Jun 13 *160.0 *8.5 154 Keith Dawe (89%), Sanderson Computer Recruitment Executive Scheme (10%), Joanna Dawe (1%)
198 Yearsley GroupFrozen food supplier Lancashire Mar 13 *158.9 *5.0 1,064 Yearsley family (100%)
199 Dovecote ParkPremium meat supplier Pontefract Sep 12 158.7 2.7 576 Benoni Holding Corporation (33.3%), David Gunner (33.3%), Richard Canvin (33.3%)
200 CHI & PartnersAdvertising agency Central London Sep 12 158.2 4.1 211 WPP (49%), Johnny Hornby (20%), Charles Inge (9%), Simon Clemmow (9%), other management (13%)
201 Arora HoldingsHotel operator West London Mar 12 157.9 21.2 995 Surinder Arora (100%)
202 Eric Wright GroupConstruction contractor Preston Dec 11 157.7 3.2 543 Wright family (100%)
203 Simpsons MaltMalt producer Berwick-Upon-Tweed Dec 12 *157.6 *11.6 207 Simpson family (77%), other family and management (23%)
204 The Hut GroupOnline retailer Northwich Dec 12 157.2 6.1 485 Founders and management (44%), private equity consortium (56%)
205 Wrights GroupBus manufacturer Ballymena, Co Antrim Sep 12 156.9 4.4 1,203 Jeffrey Wright (100%)
206 Fresh DirectFood wholesaler Bicester Aug 12 156.6 4.1 862 Nigel Harris (60%), Colin Harris (40%)
207 ReynoldsFood distributor Hertfordshire Dec 12 156.4 1.5 627 Reynolds family (100%)
208 Chain Reaction CyclesOnline bike retailer County Antrim Dec 12 155.6 1.1 614 Watson family (100%)
209 ClearwayMetal recycler Portadown Dec 11 154.8 9.7 149 Murphy Family Trusts (100%)
210 Kitwave Wholesale GroupFood and drink wholesaler North Shields Apr 12 154.6 2.5 237 Paul Young (56%), NVM Private Equity (40%), David Brind and David Brock (4%)
211 All Metal ServicesAerospace parts manufacturer West London Dec 12 *153.9 *9.4 306 David Potts (50%), Terry Stocker (50%)
212 LakehouseAsset and energy support services Romford Sep 12 153.7 5.0 566 Steve Rawlings (72%), Carol King (13%), Stuart Black (9%), Richard Green (6%)
213 Really Useful GroupTheatre operator Central London Jun 12 153.4 15.4 510 Andrew Lloyd Webber (100%)
214 AH WorthFarmer & food distributor Lincolnshire May 12 152.1 5.7 708 Worth Family (100%)
215 ColtVentilation systems provider Hampshire Dec 12 151.2 3.0 998 O'Hea family and Colt Foundation (100%)
216 ghdHair products supplier Central London Dec 12 *150.4 *28.5 672 Lion Capital (87%), management (13%)
217 Morris GroupHousebuilder Cheshire Mar 12 150.4 23.5 197 Management (62%), Quayle Munro (23%), Royal Bank of Scotland (15%)
218 EthigenPharmaceuticals supplier East Kilbride May 12 150.0 4.4 189 Andrea Kelly (50%), Nigel Kelly (50%)
219 Oasis Dental CareDental care provider Bristol Mar 13 149.4 2.0 2,113 Bridgepoint and management
220 DCS Group (UK)Toiletry products distributor Stratford-upon-Avon Dec 12 148.4 3.5 266 Denys Shortt (100%)
221 EssenceDigital marketing agency Central London Mar 13 *148.1 *2.9 278 Matt Isaacs (40%), Andy Bonsall (24%), Andrew Shebbeare (24%), other management (12%)
222 Rydon GroupBuilding contractor East Sussex Sep 12 147.8 1.3 545 Cavendish Square Partners (30%), management (70%)
223 East End FoodsIndian food supplier West Bromwich Apr 12 146.6 5.0 325 Wouhra family (100%)
224 First UtilityEnergy supplier Warwick Dec 12 146.5 1.7 225 Management and employees (61%), Morgan Stanley (10%), other (29%)
225 IDISPharmaceuticals supplier Weybridge Nov 12 145.6 11.6 180 CBPE Capital (65%), Natalie Douglas (30%), other (5%)
226 WhitworthsFood producer and distributor Northamptonshire Apr 12 145.0 2.4 352 Equistone Partners Europe (74%), management (26%)
227 MeggerElectrical products manufacturer Dover Nov 12 142.8 20.3 948 TBG, on behalf of Thyssen-Bornemisza family (100%)
228 Sun MarkConsumer products wholesaler West London Aug 12 142.3 9.8 55 Ranger family (94%), other (6%)
229 GamesysOnline gaming developer Central London Mar 12 142.3 46.0 444 Co-founders (55%), management and business angels (45%)
230 Europa Support ServicesFacilities maintenance provider Salford Quays, Manchester Dec 12 142.0 5.0 3,178 Ronin Capital (37%), Martin Jones (29%), HIG Europe (18%), Greig Brown (7%), other (9%)
231 Hays TravelTravel agency Sunderland Oct 12 141.6 1.0 573 John Hays (56%), Irene Hays (44%)
232 CPL IndustriesSolid fuels supplier Chesterfield Mar 13 141.6 14.9 470 Vision Capital (78%), current and former management (22%)
233 WiggleOnline sports goods retailer Portsmouth Feb 13 140.8 12.6 308 Bridgepoint (>50%), management (<50%)
234 Richer SoundsAudio-visual retailer Central London Apr 12 138.4 5.7 460 Julian Richer (95%), Rosie Richer (5%)
235 Grosvenor Contracts LeasingVehicle contract hirer Northamptonshire Dec 11 138.4 2.9 198 Brian Johnson (100%)
236 GammaTelecoms network operator Newbury Dec 12 137.2 9.4 369 Hoxton Assets Ltd (47%), Michael Stone (26%), investment fund consortium and others (27%)
237 Thurlow Nunn GroupAgricultural machinery & car dealer Norfolk Dec 12 135.7 1.8 468 Thurlow family (100%)
238 MediaforceMarketing services provider Central London Mar 12 134.5 6.5 192 Malcolm Denmark (71%), Mark Young (20%), family and management (9%)
239 AgilisysIT services provider Central London Mar 13 134.3 7.9 1,704 Mindenhall and Badale families (>85%), other (<15%)
240 Briggs & Forrester GroupBuilding services engineers Northampton Oct 12 131.8 0.9 535 Graham Stanton (21%), Michael Stanton (21%), other management & family trusts (58%)
241 LeasedriveVehicle hire and fleet manager Wokingham Dec 12 131.8 11.9 299 LDC (51%), management (49%)
242 Trustmarque SolutionsIT services provider Huntington, York Aug 12 131.3 2.6 169 Dunedin Capital Partners (62%), management (38%)
243 Novus LeisureBar operator Central London Jul 12 †131.2 †7.3 2,342 100% Hutton Collins and LGV Capital
244 Stonegate HoldingsEgg products manufacturer Wiltshire Sep 12 131.1 5.1 443 Richard Corbett (50%), Pamela Corbett (50%)
245 Bettys & Taylors of HarrogateCafe operator and food maker Harrogate Oct 12 †130.6 †9.8 1,293 Founding family and family trusts (100%)
246 Bowers & WilkinsAudio equipment manufacturer Worthing Sep 12 130.4 14.3 562 Joe Atkins and family (60%), Caledonia Investments (20%), Sofina SA (20%)
247 Snows Motor GroupCar dealer Southampton Dec 12 130.2 1.6 383 Snow family (85%), management (15%)
248 Elbrook Cash and CarryCash and carry wholesaler South London Jul 12 *129.2 *2.3 66 Fukhera Khalid (100%)
249 Morning FoodsOat miller Crewe Jul 12 128.8 4.6 363 John Lea (84%), Anne Borrowdale (16%)
250 VinesCar dealer Guildford Dec 12 128.2 1.5 290 Brendan Moynahan, Duncan MacNaughton and Patrice Moynahan (100%)

* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda