THIS IT services provider has been on the acquisition trail, buying 22 companies in three years and spending £28m. Set up by Sage co-founder Graham Wylie in 2003 with £25m of his own money and £25m bank debt, TSG provides hardware and software and IT support. The Newcastle business has 16 offices nationwide. Its 12,000 customers include Bannatyne Fitness, Buckingham Bingo and Lush. It is still on the lookout for acquisitions and has grown sales 77% a year from an annualised £10.9m in 2004 to £33.9m in 2006.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank56
CompanyTSG
ActivityIT services provider
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Average 3 year sales growth76.66%
Latest sales £000s*33,883
Staff461
Founded2003
Websitewww.tsg.com

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