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Arena benefited from global exposure after it built the spectacular Horse Guards Parade’s beach volleyball arena for the 2012 Olympics. The events firm has landed contracts to provide seating and tented structures for sports events including the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Brazilian World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympics. International sales reached an annualised £10.5m in 2012 and Arena acquired companies in America and Asia the following year. It is led by chief executive Greg Lawless, 54, and backed by private-equity houses MML Capital and Sports Investment Partners.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank58
CompanyArena Group
ActivityEvent services provider
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa54.49%
International sales £000s†10,490
Total sales £000s†69,719
Staff365
Founded2000
Websitewww.arenagroup.com

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