Fast Track 100

Former GP and Royal Mail doctor Anil Sobti set up Alpha Health Care in 1998 to combine his medical and commercial skills. The company now runs 11 nursing and residential homes in Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and the London area with a total of 596 beds. Alpha has pursued a buy-and-build strategy, acquiring its largest home, The Lakes, near Walsall, in 2002. The venture-capital firm Praxis Nominees has a 40% stake. The company’s sales grew 100% a year from £710,000 in 2000 to £5.7m in 2003.

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.

Company details
Year2004
Rank34
CompanyAlpha Health Care
ActivityNursing home operator
LocationRedditch
Annual sales rise over 3 years100.25%
Latest sales £000s5,705
Staff695
Founded1998
Websitewww.alphahealthcare-ltd.co.uk

If applicable:

* supplied by company † annualised figure