This Twickenham company supplies video-conferencing and audio-visual systems to the likes of Oracle and BP. AVM has spent the past year developing a global alliance – a partnership of suppliers around the world that provides support for AVM’s international clients. Chief executive Edward Cook and chairman Sandy MacPherson led a buyout backed by Octopus Private Equity in 2006 and, since 2007, the company has made three acquisitions with funding from HSBC. Sales have grown 71% a year from £7.9m in 2006 to £39.1m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank33
CompanyAVMI
ActivityAudio visual systems integrator
LocationTwickenham
Average 3 year sales growth70.71%
Latest sales £000s*39,078
Staff233
Founded1990
Websitewww.avmachines.com

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