Profit Track 100

As people grow more confident about finding partners online, they might visit one of 13,000 dating sites run by Global Personals. Founded in 2003 by Ross Williams, 35, and Steve Pammenter, 41, this Windsor company manages dating sites for partners such as Baker Media, Plenty More Fish and The Independent. It also has its own dating sites in niche categories based on age, ethnicity or interests. Profits reached £5.1m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank34
CompanyGlobal Personals
ActivityOnline dating service provider
LocationWindsor
Annual profit growth62.69%
Latest profits £000s5,134
Latest sales £000s42,189
Staff135
Founded2003
Websitewww.globalpersonals.co.uk

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