This car dealer completed its largest ever takeover last year when it acquired Gilder Group, another family-owned dealer, for an undisclosed sum. The Bradford firm is run by the founder’s son, chief executive John Tordoff, 51.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank57
CompanyJCT600
ActivityCar dealer
LocationBradford
Sales £m910
Profit £m29
Year endDec 13
Principal shareholdersTordoff family (100%)
Staff1,802
Founded1946
Websitewww.jct600.co.uk

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