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In March this car dealer completed its largest ever takeover when it acquired Gilder Group, another family-owned dealer based in Sheffield – a deal that is being reviewed by the Office of Fair Trading. The firm now operates 50 showrooms in northern England, selling marques such as Audi, Mini and Ferrari. Founded by Edward Tordoff in 1946, the Bradford group is now run by his grandson, chief executive John Tordoff, 49. Sales in 2012, including revenues from Gilder, reached £900m.

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Company details
ActivityCar dealer
Sales £m*900
Profit £m*19
Year endDec 12
Principal shareholdersTordoff family (100%)

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