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With headquarters in London, LGC is an international life sciences company developing products and techniques used in areas such as human healthcare, farming, sample analysis and environmental protection. It has more than 40,000 customers in 160 countries and has tested racehorses for doping since 1963. Under chief executive Tim Robinson, 56, the business made numerous acquisitions in 2018, including SeraCare Life Sciences.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank40
CompanyLGC
ActivityLife science tools provider
LocationSouthwest London
Sales £m*387.7
Operating profit £m*61.9
Main shareholdersKKR (>50%), management (<50%)
Staff2,604
Founded1842
Websitewww.lgcgroup.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda