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John Jeyes patented a disinfectant fluid in 1877 that is still marketed today as Jeyes Fluid. The disinfectant heads a product roster that includes Bloo toilet products, Easy detergents, Quickies wipes and Parozone bleach. The firm also makes a range of products for commercial use. Legal & General Ventures took the business private in a £91m deal in 2002 and the company made its first acquisition in 2008. Sales increased by 26% to an annualised £207.2m in 2009.

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Company details
ActivityCleaning products maker
Sales £m†207.2
Operating profit £m†3.2
Main shareholdersLegal & General Ventures (46.7%), IWP (46.7%), Bernard Daymon, CEO (6.61%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda