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Plymouth-based Princess, which builds luxury yachts from 35ft to 130ft, is majority-owned by L Catterton, a private equity fund backed by luxury goods giant LVMH. Executive chairman Anthony Sheriff, 55, oversaw a rise in profits to £10.9m in 2017. It launched six new models in 2018 and increased staff to 3,000 in Plymouth, with sales expected to grow 20% in 2018.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank8
CompanyPrincess Yachts
ActivityLuxury yacht builder
LocationPlymouth
Annual profit growth114.29%
Latest profits £000s10,884
Latest sales £000s274,446
Staff2,407
Founded1965
Websitewww.princessyachts.com

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