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Sir David Murray’s group of companies is perhaps best known as majority owner of Glasgow Rangers FC and sponsor of the Scottish rugby union team. Its other interests include Murray Metals, property business PPG, asset-management firm Murray Capital, and outsourcing business Response. While steel is still its main business, the group sold Apollo Metals to German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp in 2007, and Hillfoot Forge to Special Steel in 2008. Sales rose to £542.4m in 2008.

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Company details
CompanyMurray International
Sales £m542.4
Operating profit £m42
Main shareholdersMurray family (81%), Lloyds Banking Group (11%), others (8%)

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