Entrepreneurs Zuber Issa, 43 and brother Mohsin Issa, 44, run Euro Garages, which owns and manages 341 forecourt sites under BP, ESSO and Shell fuel brands. Last year, the group bought 172 sites from Exxon Mobil and Shell, before private equity firm TDR Capital acquired a minority stake valuing the group at £1.3bn. Retail concessions with brand partners such as Starbucks, Subway and Greggs helped profits hit £41m in 2015.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank48
CompanyEuro Garages
ActivityFuel forecourt operator
LocationBlackburn
Annual profit growth78.86%
Latest profits £000s41,324
Latest sales £000s815,635
Staff2,745
Founded2001
Websitewww.eurogarages.com

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