Responsible for shows such as The Only Way Is Essex, Hollyoaks and Shameless, All3Media comprises 20 production companies across Europe, America and Australia. It has made a string of acquisitions, including Optomen, the company behind Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares. Permira backed a £320m buyout of All3Media in 2006 and the company is now up for sale for a reported £750m, based on an expected ebitda of £64m in 2011. Sales were £369.9m in 2010 while operating profit rose 55% to £22.3m, strengthened by international growth.

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Company details
ActivityTelevision programme maker
LocationCentral London
Sales £m369.9
Operating profit £m22.3
Main shareholdersPermira (51%), management (49%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda