The Sunday Times recently published its Profit Track 100, a league table ranking the 100 British firms with the fastest-growing profits in the last three years. The list reveals a few interesting facts about these fast-growing firms: they are typically medium-sized, managed by founders or family directors and have between 100 and 1,000 employees. The most notable figure for me, though, is that approximately 25% of the companies ranked have private equity backing.
Guy Hands’ View
Archive for April, 2013
The global financial system has been transformed over the last couple of decades. Beginning in the 1980s, a wave of deregulatory reforms reshaped the markets along the lines of laissez-faire philosophy. This liberal approach to regulation paved the way for the unforeseen interdependence of financial institutions and resulted in global banking consolidation.