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Businesses looking to invest in hard-to-finance software upgrades, office refurbishment and telecoms systems may go to this London company for funding. It arranges unsecured loans from leading British and European banks, ranging from £50,000 to £5m, which are typically paid back over three years. In 1998 managing director David Jackson sold a similar business that was financing business car fleets. He founded CSG two years later. Sales have soared 133% a year from £2.3m in 2005 to £28.8m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank14
CompanyCSG
ActivityBusiness finance provider
LocationSE London
Annual sales rise over 3 years133.12%
Latest sales £000s*28,822
Staff32
Founded2000
Websitewww.csg-lease.co.uk

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