Perrys traces its roots to the early 1900s, when the founding Perry brothers persuaded Henry Ford and André Citroën to try the British market. Today, the group operates 40 franchised outlets and is one of the nation’s largest independent Vauxhall and Peugeot dealers. Together with the late Paul Millard, chairman Ken Savage completed a £27m management buyout of the motor-sales business from Perrys Group plc in 2001, backed by Bank of Scotland. The company achieved sales of £395.2m in 2006.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank8
CompanyPerrys
ActivityCar dealer
LocationNorthampton
Sales £m395.2
Operating profit £m9
Main shareholdersDenise Millard (60%), Ken Savage (20%)
Staff1,379
Founded1908
Websitewww.perrys.co.uk

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