Sir Peter Rigby, 73, set up and runs this portfolio of privately owned businesses operating in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. The original IT services business SCC remains the Warwickshire group’s biggest division, with locations across Europe and, since February, in Vietnam. Previous acquisitions include Norwich airport and Exeter’s Capital Air Charter; in May it acquired the corporate jet centre at Birmingham airport.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank20
CompanyThe Rigby Group
ActivityConglomerate
LocationStratford-upon-Avon
Sales £m*2,170
Profit £m*56
Year endMar 17
Principal shareholdersSir Peter Rigby and family (100%)
Staff8,500
Founded1975
Websitewww.rigbygroupplc.com

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