The Siepman brothers, Chris and Gregg, founded Liquid Capital in 2000 as a marketmaker for the London options market. The firm has grown rapidly and now also makes markets in Hong Kong, America and Australia and has offices in China and New Zealand. The company’s clients include investment managers, hedge funds, banks and proprietary traders. The brothers still own 85% of the business. Sales increased by 86% to £184.6m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank171
CompanyLiquid Capital
ActivityFinancial services provider
LocationCentral London
Sales £m184.6
Operating profit £m25
Main shareholdersChris Siepman (68%), Gregg Siepman (17%), employee benefit trust (15%)
Staff268
Founded2000
Websitewww.liquidcapital.com

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