Investec Hot 100

It's not easy to become one of the UK's most high-performance companies. But it can be done, and here's how: meet the Hot 100 2012.

From fruit farms to forex firms, specialist engineers to software developers, meet Britain's fastest-growing companies: the Hot 100 2012.

The Hot 100 2012: Introduction and analysis

Which businesses are leading the charge in the Real Business Hot 100? Which sectors have shot ahead of the rest? Read our analysis for the answers.

The Hot 100 2012: Number one company

With a compound annual growth rate of 130 per cent, this firm has come out on top of our Hot 100 ranking. Discover why the sun is shining on Rajiv Bhatia’s Alternergy – read the in-depth profile here.

The Hot 100 2012: Full listing

The full ranking of the Hot 100 2012 – click on the company names for full details and financials:

  1. Alternergy
  2. Baird Investments
  3. Galmarley
  4. Toluna Group
  5. Ria Capital Markets
  6. State Oil
  7. Ink
  8. Mayday Healthcare
  9. JC Peacock & Co
  10. Firesource
  11. Troy Asset Management
  12. CDS Group Services
  13. Infoteam Group
  14. Waterfall
  15. Lawrence Group
  16. Lightcatch (aka Betfred)
  17. Go Outdoors
  18. Neptune Investment Management
  19. Parabis
  20. World First
  21. Wiggle.co.uk
  22. BetterCare Keys Group
  23. Arrowedge
  24. Rebound Technology Group
  25. Parkburn Precision Handling Systems
  26. Allens Caravans
  27. Dytecna
  28. Seetec Business Technology Centre
  29. Balhousie Care Group
  30. Bet365 Group
  31. Tiuta
  32. Forelle Estates Holdings
  33. Blu-3
  34. Marlborough Communications
  35. Baas Construction
  36. Maxxima
  37. Ekwienox
  38. ANS Group
  39. Travel Counsellors Group
  40. Health Management
  41. Stag Security Systems
  42. AH Worth and Company
  43. Lissan Coal Company
  44. Severn & Wye Smokery
  45. Investigo
  46. Crown Crest Group
  47. 2M Holdings
  48. Kelway Holdings
  49. Longfield Chemicals
  50. Sun Mark
  51. Poundworld Retail
  52. Air Charter Service
  53. One Horizon Group
  54. First Oil
  55. Onyx Group
  56. Ian Mosey
  57. Astus UK
  58. Edinburgh Partners
  59. Elite Telecom Holdings
  60. Treetop Forestry
  61. Blue Helix
  62. Intamarque
  63. Contract Natural Gas
  64. 99p Stores
  65. Portgrade
  66. The Benefit Express
  67. Exponential-e
  68. Newmafruit
  69. Samitel
  70. A&B Glass
  71. Argus Media
  72. Magir
  73. Romax Technologies
  74. Excelian
  75. Holyhead Boatyard
  76. Minster Law
  77. Fircroft Engineering Services
  78. Proxima
  79. RAGM
  80. ONI
  81. Swift
  82. Bertram Nursery Group
  83. Datasat Communications
  84. Lighthouse Healthcare
  85. Aston Manor Brewery
  86. G H Financials
  87. Ahmad Tea
  88. The Stamford Group
  89. Octopus Investments
  90. Wozair
  91. Forza AW
  92. Texthelp Systems
  93. Tetrosyl Group
  94. P&B Foods
  95. Airline Service Holdings
  96. CA Portsmouth
  97. Capital Economics
  98. BV Holdings
  99. Ruffer Management
  100. Business Research Group

Hot 100 2012: Methodology and acknowledgements

Read the full details of the Hot 100 methodology

The Hot 100 2012 is brought to you by Investec, Jordans, Cass Business School and Your Business Your Future.

You can meet many of the Hot 100 at the 2012 Entrepreneurs' Summit, in association with Investec and supported by the CBI, on June 13, 2012. Keynote speakers include: Travelex founder Lloyd Dorfman, business secretary Vince Cable, Kelway founder Phil Doye and 20+ more speakers. Book here or contact Silvia Natalicchi on silvia.natalicchi@caspianmedia.com


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