Moody International

From training Chinese restaurateurs in food safety to inspecting thousands of miles of oil pipeline across Kazakhstan, Moody International provides technical inspections, training and management certification in more than 60 countries. The Sussex-based company was founded in 1911 and serves oil and gas, mining and construction companies such as BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Exxon Mobil and Statoil. In 2007, Close Brothers sold the business to Investcorp in a £158m secondary buyout. In the same year, it posted annualised sales of £200.8m under chief executive Brendan Connolly.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank190
CompanyMoody International
ActivityTechnical services provider
LocationWest Sussex
Sales £m†200.8
Operating profit £m†14.0
Main shareholdersInvestcorp (75%), management (25%)
Staff4,205
Founded1911
Websitewww.moodyint.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda