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AMC traces its origins to the founding of the London Metal Exchange in 1877. It now trades, produces and distributes metals, metal products and construction materials, and operates in 11 countries, including Canada, India and South Africa. The business operates through two divisions: AMC Trading, which participates in both physical and electronic trading; and AMC Industrial, its manufacturing arm. The group is run by chairman Harold Sher, 72, and managing director David Sher, 35.

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Company details
CompanyAMC Group
ActivityMetal processor and trader
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*903
Profit £m*16
Year endDec 18
Principal shareholdersHarold Sher (26%), Giles Robbins (11%), Charles Rowan (11%), others (52%)

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