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This London hair products supplier is synonymous with hair straighteners — its “ghds” are sold worldwide. In 2011, it launched its first hairdryer, the ghd Air, followed by its new styler, the ghd Eclipse. In 2013, Lion Capital bought ghd from Montagu Private Equity for £300m. It has since launched the Aura professional-standard hairdryer and the ghd Curve, its first hair curling tool.

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Company details
ActivityHair products supplier
LocationCentral London
Sales £m150.4
Operating profit £m27.2
Main shareholdersLion Capital (>50%), management (<50%)

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda