Top Track 250
Rank Company Location Year end Sales £m Operating profit £m Staff Main shareholders
1 Holland & BarrettHealth food and supplements retailer Warwickshire Sep-18 697.3 110.7 7,288

L1 Retail (>50%), management (<50%)

2 TravelodgeBudget hotel operator Oxfordshire Dec-18 693.3 61.3 7,210

Institutional investors (>50%), management (<50%)

3 IM GroupCar distributor Warwickshire Dec-18 661.8 82.5 530 Lord Edmiston (100%)
4 BGL GroupInsurance/price comparison provider Peterborough Jun-18 660.9 152.8 2,684 Family trusts (65.25%), CPPIB (30%), management & others (4.75%)
5 Turner & TownsendConstruction consultancy Leeds Apr-19 *639.9 *53.1 6,105 Vincent Clancy (6%), others members of staff (94%)
6 HC-OneCare home operator Darlington Sep-18 639.1 54.1 25,281 Formation Capital (50%), Safanad (50%)
7 Barchester HealthcareCare home operator Central London Dec-18 621.3 35.1 15,754

Grove Limited (100%)

8 Keepmoat HomesHousebuilder Doncaster Oct-18 597 45.7 1,129 TDR Capital and Sun Capital (89%), management (11%)
9 ParagonMarketing communications services Central London Jun-18 594.6 13.4 5,674 Patrick Crean (76%), management (24%)
10 RACBreakdown and motoring services Walsall Dec-18 592.4 83 3,658

CVC, GIC and senior management (100%)

11 Andrew Marr InternationalSeafood trader East Yorkshire Mar-18 590.5 18.6 310 Andrew Marr and family (100%)
12 Virgin ActiveHealth club operator Central London Dec-18 *586.7 *86.3 9,440 Brait (72%), Sir Richard Branson (18%), management (10%)
13 Hyperion Insurance GroupInsurance broker and underwriter Central London Sep-18 578.9 107.7 4,332 Management and staff (>50%), General Atlantic and CDPQ (<50%)
14 Associated British PortsPort operator Central London Dec-18 577.6 261.7 2,344 OMERS (30%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (30%), GIC Special Investments (20%), Kuwait Investment Authority (10%), Hermes Infrastructure (6.1%), Canada Inc (3.9%)
15 CEFElectrical parts wholesaler Warwickshire Apr-18 569 12.9 2,806 Mackie family trusts (100%)
16 NG BaileyMechanical, electrical contractor West Yorkshire Mar-19 555.7 21.2 3,224 Bailey family (100%)
17 ERMEnvironmental consultancy Central London Mar-19 *551.7 *45.3 4,929 Omers PE, AIMCo, management
18 telentInfrastructure services provider Warwick Mar-19 542.4 18.5 2,280 Tusk Investments (100%)
19 JRL GroupConstruction contractor North London Dec-18 *535.0 *34.0 1,363 John Reddington (42%), Kevin Keegan (42%), other (16%)
20 Tennants ConsolidatedChemicals conglomerate Central London Dec-18 509.7 26.4 1,217 Alexander family (78%), others (22%)
21 PA ConsultingManagement & tech consultancy Central London Dec-18 503.6 30.8 2,835 Carlyle Group (52%), current and former employees (48%)
22 HillHousebuilder Waltham Abbey, Essex Dec-18 501.5 48.1 503 Hill family (95.5%), employee trust and management (4.5%)
23 Winvic ConstructionConstruction contractor Northampton Jan-18 485.3 31.2 204 Winvic Finance Limited (26%), David Ward (18%), Simon Girardier (18%), Simon Hunt (18%), other (20%)
24 David Lloyd LeisureHealth club operator Hertfordshire Dec-18 483.4 65.5 5,620 TDR Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
25 Dr MartensShoe manufacturer and retailer Northamptonshire Mar-19 *454.4 *‡85.0 1,377

Permira (70%), Griggs family and settlements (20%), management (10%)

26 Avant HomesHousebuilder Chesterfield Apr-18 446.9 63.6 676 Alchemy Special Opportunities, Angelo Gordon and Avenue Capital (100%)
27 Chelsea Football ClubFootball club Southwest London Jun-18 443.4 82.7 756 Roman Abramovich (100%)
28 Busy BeesNurseries operator Staffordshire Dec-18 432.4 16.7 11,554 Ontario teachers Pension Plan (>50%), Temasek and management (<50%)
29 Parkdean ResortsHoliday parks operator Newcastle upon Tyne Dec-18 432.2 54.6 5,248 Onex Corp + co investors (80%), management & others (<20%)
30 Meadow FoodsDairy product producer Chester Mar-18 427 22 273 Exponent & co-investors (100%)
31 Steven EagellCar dealer Milton Keynes Dec-18 426.7 10.1 830

Steven Eagell (85%), management (15%)

32 RSGRecruitment consultancy Bristol Jun-18 426.5 15.4 271 Keith Dawe (89%), Sanderson Computer Recruitment Exec Scheme (10%), Joanna Dawe (1%)
33 Thor GroupChemicals manufacturer Kent Dec-18 422.5 60.8 1,454 Eurotrust (62%), 3i (27%), other (11%)
34 AvailableCarCar dealer Castle Donington Dec-18 421.1 12 772 Graham & Alison Bell (100%)
35 EnerMechEngineering services provider Aberdeen Dec-18 *414.3 *36.7 3,320 Carlyle Group (95%), management (5%)
36 Dorchester CollectionLuxury hotel operator Central London Dec-18 *411.2 *39.1 3,019 Brunei Investment Agency (100%)
37 Whitworth GroupFlour miller Northamptonshire Mar-19 397.9 12.8 607 Martin George and family (100%)
38 MKM Building SuppliesBuilders' merchant Hull Sep-18 393.8 13.8 1,348 Bain Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
39 GlobalMedia & entertainment provider Central London Mar-18 388 83.1 1,323 Private shareholders (100%)
40 LGCLife science tools provider Southwest London Mar-19 *387.7 *61.9 2,604 KKR (>50%), management (<50%)
41 BodenClothing retailer Northwest London Dec-18 382.6 30.1 1,155 Johnnie Boden (65%), Julian Granville (5%), staff and other investors (30%)
42 Tottenham HotspurFootball club North London Jun-18 380.7 152 485 Joe Lewis and Daniel Levy (via ENIC International) (86%), other (14%)
43 Hays TravelTravel agency Sunderland Oct-18 379.8 9 1,315 John Hays (49.99%), Irene Hays (50.01%)
44 HH GlobalMarketing services provider Surrey Mar-19 *377.0 *16.0 1,051 Robert MacMillan (54%), Sanne Trust (45%), others (1%)
45 ClaranetIT services provider Central London Jun-19 *373.0 *10.8 2,200

Nasser family (>50%), other shareholders (<50%)

46 Matchesfashion.comLuxury fashion retailer Central London Jan-19 *371.8 *‡2.5 682

Apax Partners (>50%), management (<50%)

47 Kitwave Wholesale GroupFood and drink wholesaler North Shields Apr-19 *367.0 *10.2 972

Paul Young (>50%), Pricoa Capital Group and Allstate Investments (<50%)

48 JW GallowayBeef and lamb processor Stirling Feb-18 349.5 8.2 1,040 Ian Galloway CBE and family (87%), others (13%)
49 Princess YachtsLuxury yacht builder Plymouth Dec-18 340.3 29.8 2,865

L Catterton and others (98.5%), management (1.5%)

50 Kurt GeigerShoe retailer Central London Jan-18 338.9 14.5 2,300 Cinven (>50%), management (<50%)
51 Baxters Food GroupFood producer Edinburgh Mar-18 338.3 24.1 1,586

Audrey Baxter (32%), Andrew Baxter (21%), Catherine Baxter (16%), Baxter family (31%)

52 The Little GroupMedia wholesaler Eastbourne Feb-18 338.1 17.4 1,218 Jonathan Little (30%), Andrew Little (30%), Yvette Stafford (30%), Alan & Jean Little (10%)
53 Study GroupEducation services provider Central London Dec-18 337.4 16.9 3,349 Providence Equity Partners (>50%), Bromlee Superannuation Pty and management (<50%)
54 MawdsleysPharmaceuticals wholesaler Manchester Mar-18 326 6.6 600 Westall and Currimjee family and trusts (54%), John Mawdsley (27%), other family and management (19%)
55 OptionisProfessional services group Warrington Oct-18 321.3 17.5 7,388 Sovereign Capital (60.9%), Kevin Budge (17.2%), Jeremy Newman (9%), Others (12.9%)
56 Shepherd Building GroupModular buildings York Dec-18 320.5 53.6 1,873

Shepherd family (100%)

57 CedoHousehold products maker Telford Dec-18 319.7 21.8 2,068 Straco (75%), Athmos Capital (23%), other (2%)
58 Sushi DailySushi bar operator West London Dec-18 317.9 29.1 347 Kelly Choi (60%), Jerome Castaing (40%)
59 Barrett SteelSteel stockholder Bradford Sep-18 317.7 9.1 1,078 Barrett family (83%), management and others (17%)
60 ZPGDigital brands owner Central London Sep-18 317.3 71.3 850 Silver Lake (100%)
61 LWC DrinksDrinks distributor Manchester Sep-18 310.3 10.6 880 Robin Gray (77%), Ebrahim Mukadam (12%), John Edward Trust (11%)
62 Cleveland Cable CompanyElectrical cable distributor Middlesbrough Apr-18 310.1 25.5 554 Alastair Powell (68%), Michael Powell (32%)
63 ProCam EuropeCrop protection specialist Cambridgeshire Dec-18 304.4 9.1 593 Tony White (67%), Ian Beswick (18%), Chris Butt (11%), White discretionary trust (4%)
64 O’Halloran & O’BrienConstruction contractor Surrey Mar-19 300.3 27.1 113 O'Brien Family (100%)
65 GRS Roadstone GroupAggregate distributor & waste removal Nuneaton Dec-18 300.2 ‡11.2 805 Management (75%), Tarmac Trading (25%)
66 EnconInsulation distributor West Yorkshire Jul-19 *299.8 *19.5 646 Stuart Moore (73%), management (27%)
67 HatfieldsCar dealer Wakefield Jan-19 297.8 10 442 Williams family (100%)
68 Arora GroupHotel developer Heathrow Mar-18 293.7 38.4 1,936 Surinder Arora (100%)
69 Lowell GroupDebt collector Leeds Dec-18 293.7 112.1 1,914 Permira (50%), OTPP (33%), management (16%)
70 Audley TravelTour operator Oxfordshire Dec-18 *291.2 *‡33.8 574 3i (>50%), management (<50%)
71 Swift GroupCaravan and motorhome maker East Yorkshire Aug-18 289.4 17.9 1,259 Management (59%), Smith family (33%), other (8%)
72 The Emerson GroupBuilder, property developer Cheshire Apr-18 286.7 99.3 184

Jones family trusts (100%)

73 CH&Co GroupCatering group Reading Dec-18 286.5 9.3 6,211

Management (>50%), Equistone Partners (<50%)

74 S NortonMetal recycler Liverpool Dec-18 *286.0 *8.2 210 Harry family (100%)
75 Stewart Milne GroupHousebuilder Aberdeen Jun-18 279.2 13.5 813 Stewart Milne and family (100%)
76 TimpsonRetail services provider Manchester Sep-18 277.6 14.3 4,734 John Timpson and family trusts (100%)
77 Leisure Pass GroupTourism smartcard provider Central London Dec-18 276.8 12.2 121 Big Bus Tour Holdings (44%), Exponent Private Equity (35%), management & others (21%)
78 Morris GroupHousebuilder Cheshire Apr-18 *275.6 *56.3 256 Management (73%), Quayle Munro (27%),
79 PeninsulaEmployment law consultancy Manchester Mar-19 *270.6 *42.9 2,747 Fred and Peter Done (100%)
80 OptalPayment services provider Central London Dec-18 269.6 30.5 75 Management (45%), other investors (55%)
81 Bridgetown HoldingsCivil engineer and plant hire Birmingham May-18 269.1 14.8 139 John Kelly (51%), Martin Kelly (49%)
82 Alexander Mann SolutionsOutsourcing and consulting Central London Dec-18 *269.0 *38.5 3,908 OMERS Private Equity (>50%), management (<50%)
83 Hadleigh Timber GroupWood panel distributor Stoke-on-Trent Dec-18 266.6 13.3 587

Hadleigh PVT Ltd. (80%), Chris Rudd (20%)

84 Halewood Wines and SpiritsAlcoholic drinks maker Liverpool Jun-18 265.2 14.3 1,041 Halewood family (68.9%), others (31.1%)
85 Travel CounsellorsTravel services provider Manchester Oct-18 262.2 17.4 370 Vitruvian Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
86 RegattaOutdoor clothing distributor Manchester Jan-19 *260.1 *24.4 1,760 Black family (100%)
87 FESConstruction support services Stirling Aug-18 260 5.9 2,154 Duncan S Fletcher & family (98%), other (2%)
88 Foster + PartnersArchitect Southwest London Apr-19 258 26.6 1,317 Partners, including Lord Norman Foster (100%)
89 Ardmore GroupBuilder North London Sep-18 257.9 25.8 315

Cormac Byrne (43%), Patrick Byrne (43%), trusts (14%)

90 The Trade Centre GroupCar dealer West Glamorgan Nov-18 257.4 22.4 524

Mark Bailey (95%), Rhianon Bailey (5%)

91 Weston GroupHousebuilder Essex Jul-18 257.1 36.4 425 Bob Weston (42%), management and other (58%)
92 Mountain WarehouseOutdoor clothing retailer Central London Feb-19 *255.0 *24.0 2,082

Mark Neale (71%), Inflexion Private Equity (19%), management (10%)

93 FP McCannCivil engineering contractor Londonderry Dec-18 255 18.6 1,592 McCann family (100%)
94 QATraining & education provider Central London Jun-18 *253.3 *50.5 2,139 CVC Capital (85%), management (15%)
95 ModianoWool merchant Central London Mar-18 251.5 22 392 Modiano settlements (99%), William Costin (1%)
96 Voyage CareCare home operator Staffordshire Mar-19 249.8 24.2 10,249 Duke Street Capital & Partners Group (93%), management (7%)
97 Qualasept PharmaxoPharmaceuticals manufacturer Wiltshire Apr-19 239.6 17.4 270 Richard Wastnage (50%), Christopher Watt (44%), Maria Watt (6%)
98 Fat FaceClothing retailer Hampshire Jun-18 238.1 30.2 2,705 Bridgepoint & syndicates (89%), current and previous management (11%)
99 Converse PharmaPharmaceuticals supplier Doncaster Mar-18 237.9 7.8 773 Andrew Wilson (50%), Mark Gulliford (50%)
100 Click TravelCorporate travel management Birmingham Mar-19 237.1 5.9 230 McLean family (69%), TwentyFour Asset Management (16%), Business Growth Fund (7%), Other private investors (8%)
101 Talon OutdoorMedia agency Central London Dec-18 *235.6 *11.2 105 Mayfair Private Equity (51%), Eric Newnham (28%), other management (21%)
102 Inspired Education HoldingsEducation services Central London Aug-18 *234.7 *‡51.2 3,729 Nadim Nsouli (>50%), TA Associates, Oakley Capital PE & other investors (<50%)
103 McLaughlin & HarveyBuilder and engineering contractor County Antrim Dec-18 233.9 6.4 465 Kenneth Cheevers (100%)
104 Day’s Motor GroupCar dealer Swansea Dec-18 231.3 10.1 619 Graham Day (34%), Jillian Day (34%), Geoffrey Day Settlement (32%)
105 Story HomesHousebuilder Carlisle Mar-19 *230.8 *15.6 505 Story family (94.5%), others (5.5%)
106 PX GroupEnergy infrastructure services Stockton-on-Tees Mar-19 230.7 6.6 427 Blue Water Energy (>50%), management (<50%)
107 Taylor MaxwellBuilding products supplier Bristol Mar-19 229.1 6.6 195 Management and employees (100%)
108 CCS MediaIT & services reseller Chesterfield Dec-18 *229.0 *5.5 480 Robert Tomlinson (72%), Alan Honarmand (13%), Terry Betts (13%), others (2%)
109 PureGymGym operator Leeds Dec-18 228.4 44.4 973 Leonard Green (>50%), management (<50%)
110 Frank Recruitment GroupIT recruitment consultancy Newcastle upon Tyne Nov-18 227.9 14.3 1,281 TPG Growth (70%), management (30%)
111 TogetherSpecialist lender Cheshire Jun-19 226.3 145.7 740

Henry Moser (100%)

112 Briggs & Forrester GroupBuilding services and engineering Northampton Oct-18 222.4 4.9 780 Management & EBT trust (100%)
113 HuntswoodCustomer services provider Reading Sep-18 221.4 28.1 226 David Brownlow (69%), management (31%)
114 SolventisSolvent distributor Guildford Dec-18 219.5 6 45 David Lubbock (100%)
115 ImaginationCreative agency Central London Aug-18 219.3 6.4 592 Gary Withers, founder & chairman, other management and employees (100%)
116 Rocco Forte HotelsLuxury hotel owner and manager Central London Apr-19 218.9 20.5 2,270

Sir Rocco Forte, family & trusts (75%), CDP Equity (23%), third-party investors (2%)

117 MeggerElectrical products manufacturer Dover Nov-18 217.7 22.7 1,328 TBG AG (100%)
118 John Cotton GroupBedding manufacturer West Yorkshire Feb-19 *217.0 *11.6 1,419 Cotton family (100%)
119 Caddick GroupConstruction & property developer West Yorkshire Aug-18 212.3 8.6 448 Paul Caddick and family (100%)
120 Charles TyrwhittClothing retailer Central London Jul-19 *212.2 *15.2 1,130 Nick Wheeler & family (95%), Peter Higgins (5%)
121 Smartway PharmaceuticalsPharmaceuticals supplier Southwest London Feb-18 211.8 17.8 76 Kirti Patel (50%), Bhanumati Patel (50%)
122 LoudwaterConsumer product distributor Northwest London Sep-18 209.2 5.2 24 Maurice Stimler (75%), Sidney Stimler (25%)
123 NoteMachineCash machine operator Powys Jun-18 208.5 33 1,470 Corsair Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
124 Bettys & Taylors of HarrogateFood producer & cafe operator Harrogate Oct-18 208.1 11.2 1,403 Founding family and family trusts (100%)
125 Big Bus ToursBus tour operator Central London Apr-19 *206.4 *21.2 1,863 Exponent, Merlin Entertainment (100%)
126 Big Motoring WorldCar dealer Kent Dec-18 206 8.4 230 Pete Waddell (68%), Trustees of Jack Waddell estate (20%), John Bailey (12%)
127 The EntertainerToy retailer Buckinghamshire Jan-19 *204.4 *14.6 1,937 Grant family (100%)
128 Edinburgh AirportAirport operator Edinburgh Dec-18 203.9 97.3 664 Global Infrastructure Partners (80.90%), Future fund board of Guardians(9.55), Q Super Fund (9.55%)
129 BarbourClothing manufacturer South Shields Apr-18 202.3 33.5 968 Dame Margaret Barbour (51%), Barbour family trust (46%), other (3%)
130 JJ Food ServiceFood distributor Enfield Mar-18 201.5 6.9 836 Kiamil family (100%)
131 MotordepotCar supermarket East Yorkshire Aug-18 199.8 8.4 284 Philip Wilkinson (40%), Wilkinson family (60%)
132 James Walker GroupSealing and railway systems Woking Mar-19 *199.4 *8.4 2,020 Management (12.5%), other shareholders (87.5%)
133 Crown OilFuel and lubricant distributor Bury Jul-18 197.5 10 303

Greensmith family (100%)

134 Edwardian Hotels LondonHotel operator West London Dec-18 197.5 33.9 2,343

Jasminder Singh and family (97%), other (3%)

135 MiQDigital marketing agency Central London Dec-18 196.9 10.4 612 Founders & management (61%), ECI Partners (38%), GP Bullhound Sidecar (1%)
136 Castle ViewLeisure services manager Stirling Mar-18 195.6 8.9 7,125 Martin Bell (95%), Caroline Bell (5%)
137 Churchill Contract ServicesFacilities services provider Hertfordshire Jun-19 *192.0 *9.5 11,407

Joel Briggs (29%), Philip Moxom (29%), Caroline Briggs (18%), Sarah Moxom (18%), employee benefit trust (6%)

138 Advance Construction GroupConstruction services provider North Lanarkshire Mar-18 190.1 11.7 1,403 Seamus Shields (50%), Daniella Shields (50%)
139 The Belfield GroupFurniture and furnishings manufacturer Derbyshire Dec-17 189.9 8.4 2,181

NorthEdge (>60%), management (<40%)

140 Croudace HomesHousebuilder Surrey Dec-18 189.4 23 284 Brotherton-Ratcliffe family (100%)
141 Hopkins HomesHousebuilder Suffolk Apr-18 189.2 47.2 182 James Hopkins (93%), Selina Hopkins (7%)
142 EthigenPharmaceuticals supplier East Kilbride May-18 188.8 6.5 268

Andrea Kelly (50%), Nigel Kelly (50%)

143 ReissFashion retailer Central London Feb-19 186.5 12.9 1,439 Warburg Pincus (>50%), David Reiss & family (<50%)
144 DalzielButchers' supplier Lanarkshire Sep-18 184.9 14.3 662 Stuart Dalziel (43%), John Darroch (21%), EBT (15%), other (21%)
145 Dune LondonFootwear retailer Central London Jan-18 184.2 5.8 1,975 Daniel Rubin (42%), Anne Rubin (31%), others (27%)
146 Pitch InternationalSports marketing agency West London Mar-18 183.6 21.4 95 Paul McGrath (38%), Jonathan Owen (37%), Hans Duikersloot (25%)
147 James Donaldson GroupTimber merchant Fife Mar-19 *183.4 *8.6 832 Donaldson family (88%), employees (12%)
148 Toomey GroupCar dealer Essex Dec-18 183.3 7.6 448 Michael Toomey (100%)
149 Arlington Industries GroupComponents supplier Manchester Mar-19 *182.6 *3.2 1,862 Cartesian Capital (77%), Mark Franckel (10%), other (13%)
150 Tara DevelopmentsCivil engineer and housebuilder Staffordshire Dec-18 181.8 20.4 221 Noel and Mary Sweeney (95%), other (5%)
151 AESSEALMechanical seal manufacturer Rotherham Dec-18 181.3 27.9 1,819 Christopher Rea (57%), 3i (43%)
152 BW Workplace ExpertsCommercial building refurbishment Central London Dec-18 180.5 5.2 195 Mark Richards (20%), Craig Foster (20%), Management Team (60%)
153 Europa WorldwideLogistics provider Dartford Dec-18 *180.0 *5.2 663 Andrew Baxter (85%), management (15%)
154 GymsharkFitness clothing retailer Solihull Jul-19 *179.5 *19.4 300

Ben Francis (67%), Lewis Morgan (20%), Steve Hewitt (7%), Paul Richardson (6%)

155 NEC GroupVenue management Birmingham Mar-19 179.5 53.7 810 LDC (>50%), management (<50%)
156 Richard HochfeldFruit importer and farmer Borough Green, Kent Jun-18 179.4 4.2 64 Alan Guindi (67%), Christian Guindi (33%)
157 TransferWiseCurrency transfer provider East London Mar-19 179.1 12.1 1,700 Angel investors & VC (>50%), founders (<50%)
158 WillerbyMobile home maker Hull Sep-18 174.8 17 1,002 Equistone Partners (80%), management (20%)
159 Cotswold Motor GroupCar dealer Cheltenham Dec-18 173.3 3.8 363 Andrew Hulcoop (100%)
160 Readie ConstructionConstruction contractor Romford, Essex Mar-19 172.8 7.3 142 Stuart Read (49%), Paul Stephens (35%), management (16%)
161 Davies TurnerLogistics and freight operator Warwickshire Mar-18 172.2 5.4 823 Stephenson family (94%), other (6%)
162 CCGBuilding contractor Glasgow Mar-19 *168.4 *12.9 669 Alastair Wylie (67%), Bernie Rooney (33%)
163 Cameron MackintoshTheatrical producer Central London Mar-18 168.4 17.3 783 Sir Cameron Mackintosh (100%)
164 APP WholesalePlumbing wholesaler Dagenham, Essex Jul-18 167.2 6.1 159 Allan Pierce (100%)
165 James WalkerTimber merchant West Lothian Mar-18 166.8 15 618 Walker family (70%), John Campbell (24%), employees (6%)
166 NewshipConglomerate Southwest London Dec-18 166.5 11.3 598 J W Newman and family (95%), other (5%)
167 InHealthDiagnostic services provider High Wycombe Sep-18 165.2 4.4 1,797 The Damask Trust (100%)
168 The Sebden GroupSteel processor, stockholder Cheshire Apr-18 165.2 4.4 246 Management (100%)
169 DurkanBuilding developer and contractor Hertfordshire Nov-18 164.9 10.8 182 The Camden K Trust (52.52%), The Hadley Trust (47.48%)
170 Lindum GroupConstruction services provider Lincoln Nov-18 163.8 7.6 660 Chambers family (54%), management & employees (46%)
171 Bond InternationalTyre wholesaler York Dec-18 162.2 7.5 350 Reg Bond and family (100%)
172 IRIS Software GroupBusiness software developer Berkshire Apr-19 *162.2 *‡78.8 1,388

HgCapital (c50%), Intermediate Capital Group (c50%)

173 Firmdale HotelsHotelier Central London Jan-19 162 12.5 1,692 Tim and Kit Kemp (97%), Midana Ltd (3%)
174 Consolidated Timber HoldingsLumber wholesaler Shepperton, Surrey Mar-18 161.3 7.4 210 Michael Laughlin (42%), Nick Meyer (25%) David Colman (19%), others (14%)
175 APS GroupMarketing services provider Cheshire Jan-19 160.9 5.4 906

Nick Snelson (82%), Erica Snelson (18%)

176 Molson GroupConstruction equipment dealer Bristol Sep-18 160.8 7.3 181 Management (>50%), BGF (50%)
177 Medequip Assistive TechnologyHomecare medical equipment Middlesex Dec-18 *159.9 *6.3 735 Management (68.5%), others (31.5%)
178 Mick GeorgeConstruction services provider Huntingdon May-18 158.3 9.8 1,191 Mick George (75%), other family and management (25%)
179 Numatic InternationalCleaning products manufacturer Somerset Dec-18 157.9 14.6 998 Christopher Duncan (100%)
180 KeltruckTruck dealer West Bromwich Dec-18 156.9 5 460 Chris Kelly 40% Others 60%
181 International PlywoodTimber merchant Gloucester Apr-18 156 7.2 81 Attwood family (100%)
182 EH SmithBuilders' merchant Shirley, Solihull Jun-18 155.5 5 574 Family and management of EH Smith (100%)
183 Vital EnergiEnergy services provider Blackburn Jun-19 *154.5 *8.3 461 Gary Fielding (40%), Environmental Energies Fund (30%), management and employees (30%)
184 Strata HomesHousebuilder and developer Doncaster Jun-18 154.1 18.4 221 Weaver family
185 MulalleyConstruction contractor Essex Mar-19 153.9 6.9 529 O'Malley family (80%), Teresa Taylor (20%)
186 Mount AnvilProperty developer and contractor Central London Dec-17 153.7 12.7 205 Killian Hurley & family (78%), Senior Management (16%), Staff through the Mount Anvil Group Ltd share incentive plan (6%)
187 DingbroAutomotive component distributor Aberdeen Sep-18 153.1 10.1 1,364 Allan Dingwall (100%)
188 Flying Trade GroupConglomerate Essex Dec-18 152.6 11.3 815 Suki Dulai (42.5%), Chandan Dulai (32.4%), Kewal Dulai (25.1%)
189 HG ConstructionConstruction services Hertfordshire Dec-18 152.6 12.7 75 Chris Benham (50%), Kevin Quinn (50%)
190 ByromSporting events management Cheshire Sep-18 150.1 13.6 258 Byrom family (77.5%), Parker family (22.5%)
191 Five GuysBurger restaurant chain West London Dec-18 149.5 7.3 2,497

JV between: UK investors, including Sir Charles Dunstone, and Five Guys US parent

192 EBB PaperPaper and board merchant Farnborough Dec-18 149.3 4.3 284 Jeremy Elliott (36%), Tim Elliott (36%), Elliott family (28%)
193 Masterson HoldingsBuilding contractor Hertfordshire Aug-18 149.2 10.9 285 Michael Masterson (47%), Mona Masterson (27%), Michael Masterson Trust (26%)
194 Lawton TubesCopper tube supplier Coventry Sep-18 149 5.8 103 Lawton family (100%)
195 MediaforceMarketing services provider Central London Mar-18 147.2 6 353 Malcolm Denmark (71%), Mark Young (20%), family and management (9%)
196 CeXUsed electronics retailer Hertfordshire Dec-17 146.3 3 2,740 Mohini Dudani (76%), Hoo Yun Man (10%), others (14%)
197 ReconomyWaste management services Telford Dec-18 146 11.4 386 EMK Capital (>50%), management (<50%)
198 Batt CablesCable supplier Kent Mar-18 145.7 6.9 299 Peter Holm (66%), Frank Batt (15%), other (19%)
199 Hall & PicklesSteel stockholder Cheshire May-19 145.5 3.5 271 Hall Family Trusts (100%)
200 Matchroom SportSporting events promoter Essex Jun-19 *145.0 *30.0 90 Hearn family (100%)
201 OktraOffice interior design and fit-out Central London May-19 143.9 10.6 163 Geoff Andrew (95%), Elsie Andrew (5%)
202 The Access GroupBusiness software developer Central London Jun-18 143.1 6.9 1,332 TA Associates (39%), HgCapital (38%), other investors & management (23%)
203 Walters GroupCivil engineering conglomerate Mid Glamorgan Feb-18 141.2 33.7 523 Trustees of the Walters family trust (100%)
204 Ralawise.comClothing distributor Flintshire Dec-17 141.1 10.3 557 Batson family (100%)
205 Millbrook HealthcareHealthcare provider Totton, Hampshire Jun-18 140.8 6.9 980

Croll family (100%)

206 Brighton & Hove Albion FCFootball club Brighton Jun-18 139.4 30.7 305 Anthony Bloom (94%), others (6%)
207 CLC GroupPainting and maintenance contractor Southampton Dec-18 138.6 11.1 1,021 Hilbre Holdings Limited
208 Saxton 4X4Car dealer Essex Jun-19 *138.0 *6.6 109 Alan Austin (50%), Janice Austin (50%)
209 EuromonitorMarket research agency Central London Mar-18 137.4 29.7 1,243 Robert Senior (60%), Trevor Fenwick (40%)
210 AJN SteelstockSteel stockholder Kentford, Suffolk Apr-19 136.8 5 362 Boyden Family (100%)
211 Welding AlloysAlloy Welder Hertfordshire Dec-18 136.6 5.6 956

Catherine Stekly & Derek Fray (55.4%), Catherine Stekly (25.4%), BIM Invest (19.2%)

212 O’Connor UtilitiesUtility contractor Manchester Apr-18 136 10.7 191 O'Connor family (100%)
213 END.Online menswear retailer Newcastle upon Tyne Mar-19 134.7 27 464 Index Ventures (35%), Christiaan Ashworth (32%), John Parker (32%)
214 O’SheaResidential developer & contractor Northwest London Mar-18 133.4 22 154 Anne O'Shea (50%), Crohan O'Shea (50%)
215 Watling JCBMachinery retailer Leicestershire Dec-18 133.1 4.5 198 Richard Telfer (90%), Rachel Telfer (10%)
216 Riverside Motor GroupFranchised car dealer Doncaster Dec-18 132.9 3 183 Denton Family (50%) Wright Family (50%)
217 Renaker BuildConstruction contractor Manchester Oct-18 132.8 4.7 136 Daren Whitaker (100%)
218 Bewley HomesHousebuilder Hampshire Sep-18 132.5 17.5 136 The Patricia Settlement Trust (100%)
219 Scan Computers InternationalIT hardware supplier Bolton Jun-18 131 2.7 228 Raja family (100%)
220 Exponential-eManaged services provider Central London Jan-19 130.7 20 506 Lee Wade (51%), Nick Wade (23%), Mukesh Bavisi (9%), other private investors (17%)
221 NycommTelecoms distributor & supplier Manchester Dec-18 *130.4 *4.6 389 Employee benefit trust (100%)
222 Metaswitch NetworksCommunications technology Enfield Aug-18 130.3 21.7 812 Francisco Partners/Sequoia Capital (>50%), Employee Benefit Trust (<50%)
223 Martin GroupTransport and waste service provider Derbyshire Jul-18 129.7 10 823 Martin family (100%)
224 2M HoldingsSpeciality chemicals distributor Cheshire Apr-18 128.9 6.3 292 Mordechai Kessler & Maggie Kessler (100%)
225 Grosvenor Contracts LeasingVehicle contract hirer Northamptonshire Dec-18 128.6 4.6 274 Brian Johnson (100%)
226 MedivetVeterinary practices Hertfordshire Apr-18 127.9 4.7 1,967 Richard Leonard (16%), Arnold Levy (16%), Guy Carter (9%), Inflexion (<50%), management and employees (<50%)
227 Elta GroupAir movement equipment manufacturer West Midlands Mar-19 *127.8 *5.9 869 David Ball (51%), others (49%)
228 Castell Howell FoodsFood and tobacco wholesaler Carmarthenshire Oct-18 126.9 3.7 582 David Jones (50%), Simon Jones (25%), Kathryn Jones (25%)
229 FNZWealth management technology Edinburgh Dec-18 126.8 13.8 1,521 CDPQ & CDPQ-GIM (67%), management (33%)
230 Cormar CarpetsCarpet manufacturer Lancashire Sep-18 †126.6 †6.5 274 David Cormack (25%), John Cormack (25%), Helen Polito (25%), other management and employees (25%)
231 BVG GroupMail order retailer South Wales Aug-18 126.6 5.1 869 Management and others (>50%), BGF (<50%)
232 Smith Brothers (Leicester)Conglomerate Leicester Sep-19 *124.5 *10.5 450

Smith family Trusts (100%)

233 Odgers BerndtsonRecruitment consultancy Central London Apr-19 124.5 31 513 Management & others (56%), OPD Group (44%)
234 Beaverbrooks the JewellersJewellery retailer Lancashire Mar-18 †124.2 †13.4 949 Adlestone family (51%), Charitable Trust (31%), Brown family (18%)
235 Shorterm GroupRecruitment consultancy West Drayton Dec-17 124.1 4.6 112 Growth Capital Partners (100%)
236 G1 GroupLeisure and hospitality operator Glasgow Mar-18 123.6 12.6 1,832 Stefan King (89%), management (11%)
237 Burgess FarmsVegetable supplier Peterborough Dec-18 120.9 6.5 556 Burgess family (100%)
238 Ground ControlGrounds maintenance services Billericay Mar-19 120.3 10.1 782 Simon Morrish (64%), Chris Bawtree (8%), Philip Trehern (8%), management (20%)
239 Iqbal PoultryHalal poultry seller Doncaster Jun-18 119.7 4.1 85 Mohammed Ahmed (50%), Nadeem Iqbal (50%)
240 GMI Construction GroupConstruction contractor Leeds Sep-18 119.3 3.7 98 Jarrod Best (39.13%), Paul Whitaker (39.13%), David Shann (17.39%), Andrew Kemp (4.34%)
241 ClearwayMetal recycler Portadown Dec-17 118.9 16.1 168 Murphy Family Trusts (100%)
242 Wing YipOriental food supplier Birmingham Sep-18 118.8 4.1 390 Yip and Yap families (100%)
243 GCH CorporationManufacturing conglomerate West London Dec-18 *118.8 *‡9.4 748 Hutchings family/beneficiaries (100%)
244 Cory Riverside EnergyWaste management services Central London Dec-18 *118.2 *37.3 290 Dalmore Capital, Semperian PPP Investment Partners, Fiera Infrastructure, Swiss Life Asset Managers
245 GrundonWaste management services Oxfordshire Sep-18 118.2 5.9 858 Grundon Family & trust (100%)
246 Victorian PlumbingOnline bathroom retailer Merseyside Sep-18 118.1 3.5 266 Mark Radcliffe and family (95%), Martin Stewart (5%)
247 ThriftyCar rental company Exeter Mar-18 116.1 29.5 1,437 Spokes familly (100%)
248 BJSSIT & business consultancy Leeds Apr-18 116 26.5 775 Andrew Vincent (45%), Mark Hunter (45%), others (10%)
249 Ptarmigan MediaFinancial media agency Central London Dec-18 115.9 3.6 109 David Wiggin and family (58.5%), Matt Ball (10%), Matt Woodford (10%), Tim Jones (10%), other employees (11.5%)
250 VetpartnersVeterinary practices York Jun-18 115.7 3.7 2,320 BC Partners (79%), management and other (21%)

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