Founded by former professional tennis player David Lloyd in 1982, this Hertfordshire group provides health, sports and leisure services to 600,000 members across 98 clubs in the UK and 15 in Europe. In 2013, private equity firm TDR acquired the business for a reported £750m. Under chief executive Glenn Earlam, 53, it has been expanding in Europe, acquiring clubs in France and Germany this year.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank42
CompanyDavid Lloyd Leisure
ActivityHealth club operator
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m392.9
Operating profit £m43.3
Main shareholdersTDR Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
Staff4,611
Founded1982
Websitewww.davidlloyd.co.uk

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