Newbury-based 2e2 provides IT integration and support services to clients such as British Airways and the law firm Allen & Overy. Co-founders Terry Burt and Mark McVeigh have swallowed more than 10 IT firms since 2002, including Prime Business Solutions, which they acquired for £20m in 2004. Sales have soared 117% a year from an annualised £11m in 2002 to £112.3m in 2005. In September, the private-equity firm Duke Street Capital bought out the original investor Gresham in a deal that valued the company at £130m.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank24
Company2e2
ActivityIT services provider
LocationNewbury
Annual sales rise over 3 years116.75%
Latest sales £000s112,324
Staff967
Founded2002
Websitewww.2e2.com

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