This care home group operates more than 375 facilities for 16,500 residents and patients. It also runs a special-services division for those with learning disabilities, brain injuries and special needs. Under chairman Robbie Barr, 59, the Cheshire-based company has implemented a turnaround plan to reduce its debts of more than £500m, which the company will have to refinance later this year. Turnover held steady at £686m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank92
CompanyFour Seasons Health Care
ActivityHealthcare provider
LocationCheshire
Sales £m*686
Profit £m*55
Year endDec 16
Principal shareholdersTerra Firma (100%)
Staff28,174
Founded1987
Websitewww.fshc.co.uk

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