Car sales and financing, alongside property, make up this Warwickshire business, founded in 1976 by its chairman, Lord Edmiston, 73. It owns franchises for Subaru, Isuzu and China’s Great Wall Motor Company. His son Andrew Edmiston, 50, as managing director, has expanded the group’s property portfolio in Germany, France and America, where its largest development — a 750,000 sq ft retail site in Wisconsin — opened in 2017.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank3
CompanyIM Group
ActivityCar distributor
LocationWarwickshire
Sales £m661.8
Operating profit £m82.5
Main shareholdersLord Edmiston (100%)
Staff530
Founded1976
Websitewww.imgroup.co.uk

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