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A favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge, this London fashion retailer has 160 outlets in 15 countries and opened its first Australian store in May last year. In April 2016, founder and chairman David Reiss, 74, sold a majority stake to US private equity firm Warburg Pincus in a deal valuing the business at £230m. Fashion industry veteran Christos Angelides, 54, was appointed chief executive in February this year.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank194
CompanyReiss
ActivityFashion retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m145.2
Operating profit £m19.8
Main shareholdersWarburg Pincus (>50%), David Reiss and family (<50%)
Staff1,401
Founded1971
Websitewww.reiss.co.uk

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