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Specialist People Services and Panther Logistics among Europe’s fastest growing businesses

LDC-backed Specialist People Services and Panther Logistics have been recognised as two of Europe’s fastest growing businesses by the Financial Times. 

Both organisations are named in the FT1000, a list of Europe’s 1,000 fastest-growing companies based on revenue growth between 2012 and 2015. 

Diversified recruitment group Specialist People Services recorded revenue growth of 290% between 2012 and 2015, with Panther Logistics, the UK’s largest independent two-man next day home delivery provider, recording a 261% increase in revenue over the same period.  

Fever Tree, the UK’s leading premium tonic water and mixers brand and former LDC portfolio company, also made its debut in the FT1000 with a revenue growth of 265%. 

The inaugural list was produced in association with Statista, a market research company, and includes companies from 24 countries across Europe.  

It has featured in a supplement published in today’s Financial Times. To view the report list online please click here.

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