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Ed Sheeran, Angelina Jolie and the Duchess of Cambridge are just a few of the celebrity fans of this London-based footwear and accessories brand. Established in 1963 in Bond Street, central London, the group now has 200 shops and concessions worldwide. Chief executive Neil Clifford, 52, led expansion in India and Australia last year, as well as investment in e-commerce operations, while still managing the impact of upheaval at its department store partners in the UK. The private equity firm Cinven — its majority shareholder — is reportedly exploring options to sell the business for £450m.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank50
CompanyKurt Geiger
ActivityShoe retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m338.9
Operating profit £m14.5
Main shareholdersCinven (>50%), management (<50%)
Staff2,300
Founded1963
Websitewww.kurtgeiger.co.uk

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