Dealing with everything from parking tickets to fire safety, Civica provides specialist IT and business process services for 2,000 public sector organisations in Britain, Australia, Singapore, Canada and America. It recently acquired Gateway Computing, a provider of electronic document systems to the NHS. In 2008, chief executive Simon Downing led a public-to-private buyout, backed by 3i, valuing the business at £237m.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank227
CompanyCivica
ActivityIT services provider
LocationSouthwest London
Sales £m182.7
Operating profit £m14.2
Main shareholders3i (74%), management (26%)
Staff1,635
Founded1988
Websitewww.civica.co.uk

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