This firm has been protecting people’s possessions for more than 50 years. It started out with black and white TV sets and now provides extended warranty to more than 6m household appliances from washing machines to widescreen TVs. The company claims to have more than 4.4m customers in Britain. With an expanding international presence, the company was delisted in November 2007 by Advent International in a reported £524m deal. Sales reached £304.6m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank77
CompanyDomestic & General
ActivityWarranty provider
LocationWimbledon
Sales £m304.6
Operating profit £m23.6
Main shareholdersAdvent International, management
Staff2,294
Founded1974
Websitewww.domgen.com

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