Moody International

Customers including BP and Shell turn to Moody International to provide them with system certification, technical inspections and industrial training. Established in 1911, the Sussex company has 100 offices in more than 60 countries and offers services as diverse as training restaurateurs in food safety, to inspecting oil pipelines in Kazakhstan. Investcorp backed a £158m secondary buyout of Moody from Close Brothers in January 2007. Under chief executive Brendan Connolly, sales reached £251.9m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank121
CompanyMoody International
ActivityTechnical services provider
LocationWest Sussex
Sales £m251.9
Operating profit £m30.9
Main shareholdersInvestcorp (75%), management (25%)
Staff4,796
Founded1911
Websitewww.moodyint.com

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