Plymouth-based Princess, which builds luxury yachts varying in length from 39ft to 130ft, is owned by L Catterton, a private equity fund backed by luxury goods giant LVMH. Executive chairman Antony Sheriff, 55, oversaw sales growth of 27% to £274.4m in 2017. The company has launched six new models and increased staff levels to 3,000 in Plymouth, with sales expected to also grow by more than 20% this year.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank87
CompanyPrincess Yachts
ActivityLuxury yacht builder
LocationPlymouth
Sales £m274.4
Operating profit £m10.9
Main shareholdersL Catterton and others
Staff2,407
Founded1930
Websitewww.princessyachts.com

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