CPP Group

The CPP Group was founded by serial entrepreneur Hamish Ogston in 1980. The York-headquartered company provides card protection, identity theft and mobile phone insurance and other outsourced services. CPP has more than 10m customers, and works with more than 280 business partners, including HSBC and T-Mobile, across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. The company says it has just secured £130m of funding from regional banks for its plans to expand into India, Taiwan and China. Sales in 2007 were £225.2m.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank153
CompanyCPP Group
ActivityConsumer protection insurer
LocationYork
Sales £m225.2
Operating profit £m25.8
Main shareholdersHamish Ogston (100%)
Staff1,685
Founded1980
Websitewww.cpp.co.uk

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