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Safetykleen installs and services parts-cleaners and de-greasing machinery for automotive and industrial clients, and offers related services such as collecting hazardous materials. With operations in 13 European countries and a presence in Brazil and China, the Middlesex company reported annualised sales of £159.9m in 2008. In July 2008, Warburg Pincus acquired the company from CCMP Capital Advisers in a deal valuing the company at £565m.

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Company details
ActivityParts cleaning services
Sales £m†159.9
Operating profit £m†20.1
Main shareholdersWarburg Pincus, management

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda