Jerrold

This Manchester company provides specialised finance products including first and second mortgages and bridging loans to property investors and private homebuyers. Jerrold operates through subsidiaries including Blemain Finance, Bridging Finance, Lancashire Mortgage and Cheshire Mortgage and has a combined loan book exceeding £1.1bn. Barclays Private Equity paid £113.5m for a minority stake in September 2006, and Royal Bank of Scotland, Nab Capital and HBOS completed an increased £900m refinancing facility in November 2007. Turnover reached £166m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank224
CompanyJerrold
ActivitySpecialist lender
LocationManchester
Sales £m166
Operating profit £m68.4
Main shareholdersBarclays Private Equity (25%), Standard Life (5%), Moser Family Trust (58%), management (12%)
Staff338
Founded1973
Websitewww.blemainfinance.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda