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This company was set up in 1992 and is now led by chief executive Pete Calveley, 58, a former police surgeon. It oversees more than 200 nursing homes, caring for 11,000 people and offers dementia care and assisted living along with support for younger people with disabilities. Irish tycoons JP McManus, 68, Dermot Desmond, 69, and John Magnier, 71, invested in the group 25 years ago.

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Company details
CompanyBarchester Healthcare
ActivityCare home operator
LocationCentral London
Sales £m621.3
Operating profit £m35.1
Main shareholders

Grove Limited (100%)


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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda