International Track 200

LGC operates laboratories in 22 countries across Europe and America, as well as sites in Brazil, China and India, generating international sales of £99.1m in 2013. Founded in 1842, it works across sectors including pharmaceuticals and agricultural bioscience. LGC is owned by private-equity firm Bridgepoint Capital following a £257m buyout in 2010. Chief executive Tim Robinson, 50, was appointed in May 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank107
CompanyLGC
ActivityAnalytical services laboratory
LocationSouthwest London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa36.91%
International sales £000s99,104
Total sales £000s192,815
Staff1,876
Founded1842
Websitewww.lgcgroup.com

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