Founded in 2000 following a management buyout from Gearhouse, Gravity Media sells or rents equipment used in television studios, control rooms and outside broadcasts. With offices in five countries, the group also undertakes global location work, televising some of the world’s most watched live events, including the 2015 US Open tennis championship. Under founder John Newton, 52, profits rose to £8.4m in 2014. In December last year, the group acquired Hyperactive Broadcast for an undisclosed sum, helping to expand its live broadcast hire business.
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