Vodafone, Credit Suisse, Barclays and Deloitte are among the companies that shun traditional help-wanted advertisements and instead turn to London based Alexander Mann Solutions. The company, founded by chief executive Rosaleen Blair in 1996 now operates in 61 countries. In 2007 sales reached £342m. December 2007 saw a £100m buyout from private equity house Advent backed by Graphite Capital. In February 2008, Alexander Mann Solutions acquired Capital Consulting, a leading recruitment services provider in Europe and Asia Pacific.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank52
CompanyAlexander Mann Solutions
ActivityRecruitment consultancy
LocationCentral London
Sales £m342.0
Operating profit £m6.5
Main shareholdersGraphite Capital, management
Staff746
Founded1996
Websitewww.alexandermannsolutions.com

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