Edinburgh-based Cala is a housebuilder that mainly operates at the premium end of the market. Driven by organic growth and its acquisition of Banner Homes for a reported £200m in 2014, this year the group announced record operating profit of £73m on sales of £511.6m, up by 79%. In 2013, Legal and General and Patron Capital Partners acquired a majority stake, valuing the group at £214m. Chief executive Alan Brown, 56, is targeting sales of £1bn within five years.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank21
CompanyCALA Group
ActivityBuilder
LocationEdinburgh
Sales £m*511.6
Operating profit £m*73.0
Main shareholdersLegal & General & Patron Haut LP (88.8%), management (11.2)
Staff719
Founded1875
Websitewww.cala.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda