The firm offers a range of cars and vans including Vauxhall, Chrysler, Saab and Peugeot from its 12 dealerships in the East Midlands, South Yorkshire and the northwest of England. Pentagon also provides fleet-management, rental and financing. Managing director Trevor Reeve founded the business in 1991 and has built it up through acquisition and organic growth, including opening three new dealerships so far this year. The firm saw operating profit reach £3.7m in 2009 despite sales falling to £318.8m.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank60
CompanyPentagon
ActivityCar dealer
LocationDerby
Sales £m318.8
Operating profit £m3.7
Main shareholdersTrevor Reeve (90%), Andrew Flinn (5%), Graham Hall (5%)
Staff715
Founded1991
Websitewww.pentagon-group.co.uk

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