Profit Track 100


Profit Track 100

The Profit Track 100 is a list published by British newspaper The Sunday Times each year ranking Britain's fastest growing private companies by their average profit growth over the previous three years.

The 2008 awards were published on the 20th April 2008 with the title sponsor Pricewaterhousecoopers.

2008 Results Summery

The one hundred companies in the list saw an average profit increase of 67% pa with the maximum increase being 114% pa. Profits across the list rose from £459m to a total of £2bn. Employees increased from 34,500 to 77,000 in these companies over three years.

Entry Criteria

The following is the entry for criteria into the 2009 awards:

• UK registered, unquoted, and not subsidiaries

• Profits of at least £500,000 in the base year (2004 or 2005)

• Profits of at least £3m in the latest year (2007 or 2008)

• Profits are defined as operating profits with directors' remuneration added back

• Profits must increase in the latest year, from 2006 to 2007, or 2007 to 2008

• Excluded companies include pure property and financial trading companies, and those with restricted accounts

Awards Dinner

The 2008 Awards dinner will be held at the Chancery Court Hotel in London with guest speakers Damon Buffini from private equity firm Permira and Lloyd Dorfman from the Travelex Group.

Other Similar Published Lists

Fast Track 100 is one of 6 business lists produced by Fast Track and published in the Sunday Times:

Sunday Times Tech Track 100 - Fastest growth for 'tech' companies

Sunday Times Fast Track 100 - Fastest sales growth
Sunday Times Buyout Track 100 - Fastest growth in private equity-backed companies
Sunday Times Profit Track 100 - Fastest profits
Sunday Times Top Track 250 - Biggest mid-market companies
Sunday Times Top Track 100 - Biggest companies

2008 Profit Track 100 League Table

1. AFI-Uplift
2. Special Steel
3. Gardine Shipping
4. Robertson Group
5. Affinity Healthcare
6. Hydrasun
7. Doncasters
8. Modus
9. Merlin Entertainments
10. Corpro Group
11. International Plywood
12. Simons Group
13. Independent Forgings & Alloys
14. Springfield Properties
15. WDSGlobal
16. Langley Holdings
17. Longleat Enterprises
18. Wall Engineering
19. Bowes of Norfolk
20. B.E. Wedge
21. Suttons Group
22. Designers Guild
23. M&M (MK)
24. movewithus
25. Morgan Hunt
26. McLaren Construction
27. Craig Group
28. Tangent Trading
29. RGB
30. epyx
31. Edenbrook
32. Axell Wireless
33. Titan Airways
34. The Richmond Group
35. Fat Face
36. INEOS Group
37. Stemcor
38. The Money Centre
39. Acteon
40. Seymour Pierce
41. Prestige Finance
42. Lighter Life
43. RP Valves
44. Addison Lee
45. Firth Rixson
46. Sir Robert McAlpine
47. Special Piping Materials
48. William Hare Group
49. Spreadex
50. Tom Martin
51. Modus Group
52. Virgin Money
53. BaxterStorey
54. Aston Martin
55. Wood Mackenzie
56. Apex Stainless Fasteners
57. Frontline Bathrooms
58. Gladman Developments
59. EAT.
60. Euro Garages
61. NP Aerospace
62. JCB
63. Hagan Homes
64. Technetix
65. Collins Construction
66. The Nuttall Group
67. T-Met
68. Nova Laboratories
69. HT & Co (Drinks)
70. Sunseeker International
71. Henderson Insurance Brokers
72. Think Money
73. Alfred H Knight Holding
74. Mandale
75. Towergate Partnership
76. Rydon Group
77. Cafe Nero
78. John Laing Partnership
79. Gladedale
80. MX Telecom
81. Search Consultancy
82. Greencall
83. Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward
84. TIS Group
85. Graham
86. Loganair
87. Applecross Properties
88. Fresh Direct
89. Fircroft
90. Keltruck
91. CHAP
92. Maximuscle
93. ESRI (UK)
94. ACIS
95. Tag
96. Pricipal Search
97. Qserv
98. Drive Assist
99. Argus Media
100. Hill Holdings

External links

* [http://www.fasttrack.co.uk/fasttrack2002/migration/dbSearch.asp?siteID=2 Profit Track web site]
* [http://www.fasttrack.co.uk/fasttrack2002/bin/profittrack-supp-2008.pdf Profit Track article]

References

[http://www.fasttrack.co.uk/fasttrack2002/migration/dbSearch.asp?siteID=2 Profit Track web site


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