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London-based Civica provides software and IT services to more than 3,000 public sector and regulated organisations. Led by chairman Simon Downing, 53, revenues rose 21% in 2017 to £324.7m — its 16th consecutive year of sales growth. In July last year, private equity firm Partners Group acquired Civica from Omers Private Equity in a £1bn deal. Last September it won its largest contract to date, worth about £120m over five years, to support fines legislation in Australia for the state government of Victoria.

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Company details
ActivityIT services provider
LocationCentral London
Sales £m324.7
Operating profit £m19.7
Main shareholdersPartners Group (>50%), management (<50%)

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda