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LGC, founded in 1842, operates laboratories and offices in 22 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas. The company provides measurement and testing services for a wide range of life sciences markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, food, agricultural biology, environmental and forensics. Private-equity firm Bridgepoint Capital backed a £257m buyout in 2010 and LGC’s international sales have since doubled to £101.1m in 2014. Chief executive Tim Robinson, 51, heads the business.

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Company details
ActivityAnalytical services laboratory
LocationSouthwest London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa15.01%
International sales £000s101,109
Total sales £000s207,336
Staff 1,948

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