This firm was founded in 1988 by four computer scientists from University College, London. One of its early projects was to develop financial software for the investment bank CSFB. It proved successful and Anvil has now sold it to 15 other banks, including Barclays Capital, Bank of America and ABN Amro. Sales at the company have grown 56% a year from £1.9m in 2000 to £4.6m in 2002.

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Company details
Year2003
Rank86
CompanyAnvil Software
ActivityTrading software developer
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth56.16%
Latest sales £000s4,597
Staff55
Founded1988
Websitewww.anvil.com

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