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This Lancashire firm recruits patients and conducts clinical trials for pharmaceutical and research organisations. Following a string of acquisitions, it now operates 25 research centres across Britain, Germany, Eastern Europe and South Africa, and had international sales of £23.4m last year. Led by chief executive Christophe Berthoux, 53, Synexus plans to expand into the US, Asia and South America, after private equity firm LDC invested in an £83m secondary buyout in February.

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Company details
ActivityClinical trials manager
2-yr av intl sales growth pa27.09%
International sales £000s23,352
Total sales £000s40,297
Staff 653

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