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Silentnight makes more than half a million beds each year across six brands, including Sealy and Rest Assured. Founded in 1946, it was privatised in 2003 by the founder’s family, before being acquired by the private equity firm HIG Capital in 2011. The Lancashire business is led by managing director Steve Freeman, 61, and chairman Adrian Fawcett, 49.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank202
CompanySilentnight Group
ActivityBed manufacturer
LocationLancashire
Sales £m137.5
Operating profit £m7.8
Main shareholdersHIG Capital (75%), management (25%)
Staff1,018
Founded1946
Websitewww.silentnightgroup.co.uk

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