This niche recruitment business operates in more than 70 countries, placing candidates who specialise in enterprise software such as Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce. In 2016, chief executive James Lloyd-Townshend, 45, led a buyout backed by private equity firm TPG Growth, which acquired a majority stake in the Newcastle company for an undisclosed sum.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank154
CompanyFrank Recruitment Group
ActivityIT recruitment consultancy
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Sales £m180.4
Operating profit £m14.8
Main shareholdersTPG (70%), management (30%)
Staff1,152
Founded2006
Websitewww.frankgroup.com

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