The Silentnight Group

Famco owns the bed and mattress maker Silentnight Group, which claims to sell one in every four beds in Britain. The bed group was taken private by Famco in 2003, reportedly for £72.2m, returning the company to the family of its founder Tom Clarke. Silentnight consists of Sealy UK, Rest Assured and Silentnight Beds. They account for most of Famco’s sales, which hit £247.2m in 2004.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank46
CompanyThe Silentnight Group
ActivityBed manufacturer
LocationLancashire
Sales £m247.2
Operating profit £m-11.9
Main shareholdersClarke family
Staff4,397
Founded1982
Websitewww.silentnight-holdings.co.uk

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