With 19 subsidiary companies, including new acquisitions in Brazil and Singapore, and a joint venture in Qatar, this Norwich firm’s operations span the globe. Acteon provides oil and gas companies with technology for linking the seabed to the surface, and also supplies staff. Chief executive Richard Higham led a secondary buyout in 2006 backed by First Reserve for an undisclosed amount. Acteon’s sales soared 72% a year from £38.5m in 2004 to £194.7m in 2007.
This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.