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Founder Mark Neale, 51, leads this outdoor clothing chain, which has more than 300 stores across the UK, Europe, North America and New Zealand. Sales hit £255m in 2018, boosted by new shops in Canada, Poland and Germany; and it runs nine international websites shipping boots, jackets and ski gear to 100 countries. The firm is based in London and was valued at £310m in 2018, when private equity firm Inflexion invested £45m for a minority stake. It is spending £15m this year on new shops in the UK and overseas.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank92
CompanyMountain Warehouse
ActivityOutdoor clothing retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*255.0
Operating profit £m*24.0
Main shareholders

Mark Neale (71%), Inflexion Private Equity (19%), management (10%)

Staff2,082
Founded1997
Websitewww.mountainwarehouse.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda