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Bridgepoint, the private-equity owner of Pret A Manger, refinanced the sandwich company’s debt to the tune of £375m last year to help fund its international expansion. Pret already has 80 sandwich shops abroad, with more than 50 stores in four American cities, as well as outlets in Hong Kong and Paris. Overseas sales reached an annualised £82.2m in 2012 under chief executive Clive Schlee, 55.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank116
CompanyPret A Manger
ActivitySandwich shop operator
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa33.87%
International sales £000s†82,214
Total sales £000s†435,436
Staff7,144
Founded1986
Websitewww.pret.co.uk

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