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Founded in Ireland, this waste management company is now based in Paisley, Scotland, and operates from 34 locations in the UK and Ireland. It was acquired in 2017 by private equity firm Exponent in a £215m deal. It provides recycling, cleaning, waste management and other services to local authorities and businesses, and has ramped up production of disinfectant in the pandemic. Chief executive Tom Walsh, 53, saw sales rise 23% to £227.3m in 2019.

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Company details
ActivityWaste management services
Sales £m227.3
Operating profit £m16.6
Main shareholdersExponent (>50%), other investors (<50%)

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda