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INSIDER TOP500: 1-50

RANK
COMPANY
NAME
ACTIVITY
RANK COMPANY
NAME
ACTIVITY
02

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LOCATION
TURNOVERM
m PROFIT
M EMPLOYEES
LOCATION COUNTRY
COUNTRY OF
OF TURNOVER
PROFIT
M EMPLOYEES No. PROFIT
No. PROFIT PER
PER EMP
EMP

OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
YEAR
END

1-25
1* 2 Standard Life

Life assurance

Edinburgh

Sco

9,086.00 18,569.00

595.00

971.00

8,789

-5.0

67,698

-35.5

Dec-11

Oil and gas exploration

Aberdeen

Fr

2,771.63

2,562.57

1,718.53

1,360.08

625

1.5

2,749,648

24.5

Dec-11

3* 4 Scottish Widows

Life assurance

Edinburgh

UK

8,585.00

7,044.00

339.00

331.00

3,832

26.5

88,466

-19.0

Dec-11

Electricity distribution and supply

Perth

Sco

31,723.90 28,334.20

268.50

2,111.70

19,489

-3.8

13,777

-86.8

Mar-12

Oil and gas exploration

Aberdeen

USA

1,735.61

1,145.40

963.20

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

6 13 FirstGroup

Passenger transport services

Aberdeen

Sco

6,678.70

6,416.70

279.90

126.50

124,705

-2.3

2,244

126.4

Mar-12

Engineering

Glasgow

Sco

2,292.00

1,635.00

391.50

276.50

11,669

21.2

33,550

16.8

Dec-11

Oil and gas exploration

Aberdeen

Can

1,237.00

1,260.92

786.88

998.56

47

-39.0

16,742,128

29.1

Dec-11

Perth

3 Total Upstream UK
1 SSE

5* 7 Chevron North Sea


8 The Weir Group

8* 5 Suncor Energy UK
9 10 Stagecoach Group

Public transport services

10 11 Aggreko

Rental of temperature control systems Glasgow

11 36 Dana Petroleum

Oil and gas exploration

1,474.70

Sco

2,590.70

2,389.80

239.80

191.20

32,906

3.5

7,287

21.2

Apr-12

Sco

1,396.10

1,229.90

323.70

304.40

4,262

14.8

75,950

-7.3

Dec-11

Aberdeen

Kor Rep

1,087.57

624.40

438.76

42.37

500

25.0

877,520

728.4

Dec-11

12* 17 TAQA Bratani

Oil exploration

Westhill

UAE

1,063.02

751.76

550.07

204.98

340

16.0

1,617,853

131.3

Dec-11

13* 21 Talisman Energy (UK)

Oil and gas exploration

Aberdeen

Can

996.97

570.71

375.20

100.40

594

45.6

631,650

156.7

Dec-11

14* 6 Sky (Scotland)

Satellite TV services

Dunfermline

UK

1,268.68

1,551.51

133.95

385.96

8,776

1.0

15,263

-65.6

Jun-11

15 9 John Wood Group

Energy related services

Aberdeen

Sco

3,798.60

3,177.80

59.50

80.40

27,848

16.7

2,137

-36.6

Dec-11

16 18 William Grant & Sons Holdings

Spirits distiller

Motherwell

Sco

1,049.68

951.54

146.56

158.57

1,603

9.3

91,429

-15.4

Dec-11

17 20 CNR International (UK)

North Sea oil and gas exploration

Aberdeen

Can

720.05

626.41

305.92

264.07

337

9.8

907,774

5.5

Dec-11

18 14 Scottish Water

Water supply; waste water treatment Dunfermline

Sco

1,138.50

1,127.10

107.00

229.20

3,442

-2.8

31,087

-52.0

Mar-12

19* 26 Tesco Bank/Tesco Personal Finance Financial services

Edinburgh

UK

943.57

705.89

159.55

124.34

2,818

121.2

56,618

-42.0

Feb-12

20 24 Aberdeen Asset Management

Fund management services

Aberdeen

Sco

869.20

784.00

269.70

224.10

1,800

-0.2

149,833

20.6

Sep-12

21 25 John Menzies

News wholesaler; aviation services

Edinburgh

Sco

2,013.80

1,964.20

56.40

45.00

21,015

11.2

2,684

12.8

Dec-11

22* 34 GB Oils

Fuel distribution

Larbert

Eire

3,151.00

1,993.00

40.90

19.50

1,957

15.6

20,899

81.4

Mar-11

23 22 Arnold Clark Automobiles

Motor dealer

Glasgow

Sco

2,253.07

2,270.81

51.76

50.55

8,087

-2.5

6,400

5.0

Dec-11

24* 30 Technip UK

Offshore engineering; construction Aberdeen

Fr

932.22

939.41

106.67

48.18

670

3.9

159,209

113.1

Dec-11

25* 28 The Edrington Group

Whisky and rum distiller

Sco

556.10

553.40

148.80

141.50

2,265

-1.5

65,695

6.8

Mar-12

Glasgow

26-50
26* 27 Chivas Brothers

Whisky distiller

Paisley

Fr

517.62

487.10

157.59

166.68

1,535

-0.3

102,664

-5.1

Jun-11

27* 19 Maersk Oil North Sea UK

Oil exploration

Aberdeen

Den

485.03

711.05

144.51

204.70

319

18.1

453,009

-40.2

Dec-11
Dec-11

28 37 UPM-Kymmene (UK)

Paper, timber and plywood products

29* 33 Johnson & Johnson Medical

Surgical supplies

30 38 Halliburton Manufacturing & Serv. Offshore services and equipment


31* 32 Lloyds TSB Scotland

Banking and financial services

32 40 Farmfoods

Food retail and distribution

33* 35 Transocean Drilling UK

Offshore contract drilling services

Irvine

Fin

961.13

896.58

42.82

19.84

847

-0.7

50,555

117.4

Livingston

USA

392.91

394.62

59.88

77.43

1,066

-5.9

56,173

-17.8

Jan-12

Dyce

USA

520.73

483.68

32.39

23.83

2,049

-1.5

15,808

38.0

Dec-11

Edinburgh

UK

294.20

330.00

134.40

161.80

1,475

-20.8

91,119

4.9

Dec-11

Cumbernauld

Sco

578.04

557.96

24.45

17.03

3,020

1.0

8,096

42.1

Dec-11

Aberdeen

Swi

433.50

319.65

39.88

78.03

133

1.5

299,850

-49.7

Dec-11

34* New Aker Solutions

Offshore services

Aberdeen

Nor

512.74

423.47

21.90

28.22

2,059

7.0

10,636

-27.4

Dec-11

35 74 National Oilwell Varco UK

Offshore equipment manufacturer

Aberdeen

USA

355.79

294.08

36.83

8.14

1,387

20.7

26,554

274.8

Dec-11

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36 41 British Polythene Industries

Polythene packaging products

Greenock

Sco

507.70

477.70

19.20

16.70

2,375

-2.9

8,084

18.4

Dec-11

37* 39 Scottish Airports

Airport management

Paisley

Spain

244.94

229.50

50.68

62.78

1,074

3.3

47,188

-21.8

Dec-11

38 43 DC Thomson & Co

Printing and publishing

Dundee

Sco

270.29

260.16

28.62

27.37

2,170

-9.5

13,189

15.6

Mar-11
Dec-11

39 42 Devro

Casings for the food industry

Glasgow

Sco

227.72

237.04

43.03

36.32

2,168

2.7

19,848

15.4

40 48 AG Barr

Soft drinks manufacturer

Cumbernauld

UK

237.00

222.37

35.42

30.44

972

-4.3

36,440

21.6

Jan-12

41 228 First Milk

Milk and cheese supplier

Paisley

Sco

569.80

563.81

13.26

7.21

605

13.9

21,917

61.4

Mar-12

42 68 Marine Harvest (Scotland)

Salmon farming

Newbridge

Nor

205.83

126.58

57.22

33.13

439

12.0

130,342

54.2

Dec-11

43 109 Alexander Dennis

Bus manufacture

Falkirk

Sco

356.95

283.25

15.49

4.53

1,858

1.3

8,337

237.7

Dec-11

44* 69 Melrose Resources

Oil and gas exploration

Edinburgh

Eire

188.29

155.38

62.87

19.28

139

3.7

452,302

214.4

Dec-11

45 86 Oceaneering International Services Services/equipment to energy sector Aberdeen

USA

228.20

146.50

28.60

12.00

1,143

9.3

25,022

118.1

Dec-11

46 57 Life Technologies

USA

181.89

152.17

69.34

30.47

635

13.2

109,197

101.0

Dec-11
Dec-11

Biological products

Paisley

47 63 Thales Optronics

Precision engineering

Glasgow

Fr

229.20

212.24

24.36

14.02

716

3.6

34,022

67.7

48 44 LifeScan Scotland

Medical diagnostic devices

Inverness

USA

169.68

168.15

97.58

84.74

1,107

-2.7

88,148

18.4

Jan-12

49* New GE Caledonian

Aero engines overhaul/repair

Prestwick

USA

501.18

382.28

12.30

3.19

915

4.1

13,443

270.4

Dec-11

Dunfermline

UK

331.00

311.96

13.84

7.85

1,600

20.3

8,650

46.6

Mar-11

50* 51 Babcock Intl Grp (Marine Div. Sco.) Marine engineering


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ACTIVITY
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LOCATION COUNTRY OF TURNOVER M PROFIT M EMPLOYEES No. PROFIT PER EMP


OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

51-75
51* 47 Forth Ports

Port operator

Edinburgh

Lux

183.50

181.90

38.40

36.60

1,080

-3.6

35,556

8.8

Dec-11

52* 66 J&J Denholm

Shipping; logistics; oilfield services

Glasgow

Sco

318.20

305.09

13.28

10.22

3,266

-3.2

4,066

34.3

Dec-11

53 83 Edgen Murray Europe

Steel stockholder

Newbridge

USA

209.24

151.25

19.10

12.74

180

12.5

106,111

33.3

Dec-11
Dec-11

54 61 Wood Mackenzie

Energy; life sciences consultants

Edinburgh

USA

158.31

128.14

66.11

48.34

703

8.3

94,040

26.3

55* 31 Robert Wiseman Dairies

Milk processing and distribution

Glasgow

Ger

935.74

917.49

9.06

34.36

4,926

1.3

1,839

-74.0

Jan-12

56* 52 Ignis Asset Management

Investment management

Glasgow

Cayman

167.11

190.15

61.63

65.02

675

6.0

91,304

-10.5

Dec-11

57* 56 Scottish Midland Co-operative Soc. Retail stores

Edinburgh

Sco

378.19

353.93

11.17

5.56

4,678

14.6

2,388

75.3

Jan-11

58 65 Walter Scott & Partners

Investment management

Edinburgh

USA

143.73

112.80

94.07

75.01

101

8.6

931,386

15.5

Dec-11

59 55 Parks of Hamilton (Holdings)

Motor dealer

Hamilton

Sco

339.77

354.10

10.54

10.79

1,111

2.5

9,487

-4.7

Mar-12

60* 82 Turner & Co (Glasgow)

Diesel equipment; facilities mgmt

Glasgow

Sco

268.69

229.10

12.61

8.73

2,191

-5.2

5,755

52.4

Mar-11

61 75 Shin-Etsu Handotai Europe

Semiconductor manufacturer

Livingston

Jap

185.02

159.30

16.57

13.92

415

2.0

39,928

16.7

Dec-11

62 170 Cala Group

Housebuilder; property developer

Edinburgh

Sco

241.39

204.85

11.38

2.02

377

3.9

30,186

442.4

Jun-12

63* New Howco Group

Metal & processing services

Glasgow

Sco

167.36

94.53

18.68

8.92

413

14.1

45,230

83.6

Dec-11

64 59 Edinburgh Woollen Mill (Group)

Clothing retail; tourist goods

Langholm

Sco

195.81

193.09

12.49

16.68

4,341

4.5

2,877

-28.3

Feb-11

Earlston

Sco

162.89

109.75

17.24

6.02

851

34.4

20,259

113.0

Mar-11

Dyce

USA

127.19

106.08

26.17

19.18

460

1.5

56,891

34.4

Dec-11

Sco

114.12

101.94

63.77

58.53

259

-6.2

246,234

16.1

Dec-11

65 64 BSW Timber

Sawmilling

66 92 Dril-Quip (Europe)

Oilfield equipment manufacture

67* 78 Alliance Trust

Investment trust

Dundee

68 79 M&Co/Mackays Stores Group

Clothing retailer

Inchinnan

Sco

186.94

181.91

11.48

10.40

3,507

1.3

3,273

9.0

Feb-11

69* 113 Orion Group/Orion Engrg Services

Engineering recruitment agency

Inverness

Sco

308.00

247.30

7.80

4.76

348

18.4

22,414

38.4

Dec-11

70 104 William Wilson

Plumbers merchants

Aberdeen

UK

208.65

193.03

9.63

6.77

845

-2.2

11,396

45.4

Jul-11

71* 80 Scottish Friendly Assurance Society Life assurance

Glasgow

Sco

194.54

156.58

9.98

13.84

217

13.0

45,991

-36.2

Dec-11

72 49 Whyte and Mackay Group

Whisky distiller

Glasgow

Ind

169.47

211.29

12.42

31.75

479

-10.1

25,929

-56.5

Mar-11

73 106 Helix Well Ops UK

Subsea intervention services

Aberdeen

USA

125.47

99.90

18.01

15.77

77

24.2

233,896

-8.0

Dec-11

74 146 Howden Group

Air and gas handling equipment

Renfrew

UK

121.24

93.08

19.03

7.42

785

10.9

24,242

131.3

Dec-11

75 87 HFD Group

Business park management

Bellshill

Sco

241.04

141.32

7.30

4.67

70

14.8

104,286

36.2

Sep-11
Mar-11

76-100
76 94 John Dewar & Sons

Whisky distiller, blender and bottler Glasgow

Berm

110.40

100.05

23.86

21.81

288

0.7

82,847

8.6

77 97 City Refrigeration Holdings (UK)

Technical services; facility mgmt

Glasgow

Sco

368.37

303.95

6.00

5.17

10,707

9.6

560

5.9

Dec-11

78 143 Global Energy (Holdings)

Offshore services provider

Aberdeen

Sco

170.30

129.18

9.77

4.62

3,387

9.9

2,885

92.5

Mar-11

79 100 James Jones & Sons

Sawmilling; timber engineering

Sco

105.67

93.72

24.61

19.95

541

5.0

45,490

17.4

Dec-11

80 93 JW Galloway

Production/sale of beef and lamb Bridge of Allan

Sco

213.90

189.30

7.10

5.60

723

9.7

9,820

15.6

Feb-11

81* 164 Optos

Medical technology

Dunfermline

Sco

121.48

91.70

14.47

14.08

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Sep-12

82 58 Franklin Templeton Global Investors Corporate services

Edinburgh

USA

126.51

139.35

13.14

47.88

428

19.6

30,701

-77.0

Sep-11

83 105 CCG (Holdings)

Building contractor and services

Glasgow

Sco

121.91

111.27

13.87

12.61

543

-9.2

25,543

21.1

Mar-11

84* 125 Gates (UK)

Power supplies

Dumfries

NL

117.36

93.47

15.26

10.01

551

14.3

27,695

33.4

Jan-11

85 131 Babcock Rail

Multi-displinary rail infrastructure

Blantyre

UK

168.54

149.92

9.15

5.02

1,280

-1.1

7,148

84.3

Mar-12

Bellshill

Fr

125.98

108.93

12.44

6.38

239

6.7

52,050

82.7

Dec-11

86 141 Vallourec Mannesmann Oil & Gas UK Offshore tubular goods


87* 103 Optical Express/DCM (Optical Hldgs) Optician

Cumbernauld

Sco

204.67

210.10

6.88

-24.61

2,043

-4.3

3,368

n/a

Jan-11

Shipping; energy services

Aberdeen

Sco

111.90

92.36

15.25

10.74

1,004

5.2

15,189

34.9

Apr-11

89* 199 Jabil Circuit

Printed circuit boards

Livingston

USA

170.72

162.55

8.48

1.41

224

0.9

37,857

496.1

Aug-11

90 112 Dobbies Garden Centres

Garden centres

Lasswade

UK

136.37

111.97

10.49

9.94

2,898

27.5

3,620

-17.2

Feb-12

91 95 Cefetra

Animal feed

Glasgow

NL

526.03

438.46

4.67

5.11

37

12.1

126,216

-18.5

Dec-11

92* 111 Grangemouth CHP

Combined heat and power station Grangemouth

Fin

93.36

87.09

21.71

17.59

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

93* 101 Artemis Investment Management Fund management


94* 168 InterBulk Group

Edinburgh

USA

81.40

84.36

54.20

46.28

117

31.5

463,248

-10.9

Dec-11

Logistic solutions for bulk material East Kilbride

Sco

300.42

273.01

5.38

1.77

437

5.3

12,311

188.7

Sep-11
Aug-11

95 119 Forth Holdings

Electrical/mechanical installations

Stirling

Sco

151.89

125.36

7.36

6.98

1,531

10.0

4,807

-4.1

96 110 CJ Lang & Son

Food distribution

Dundee

Sco

239.18

256.63

5.49

4.90

2,084

-1.9

2,634

14.2

Apr-11

97* 129 BIS Salamis (M&I)

Multi-discipline offshore services

Aberdeen

Ger

138.43

103.62

8.78

7.83

1,506

32.1

5,830

-15.1

Dec-11

98* 153 Norbord

Wood-based DIY products

Stirling

Can

251.20

190.19

5.08

2.62

789

1.7

6,439

90.7

Dec-11

99 89 Score Group

Engineering materials and labour

Peterhead

Sco

125.26

150.75

8.89

6.39

1,283

-6.6

6,929

49.0

Sep-11

100* 72 Stena Drilling (Holdings)

Drilling rig owner and manager

Aberdeen

Swe

140.41

121.65

7.94

31.75

130

-3.0

61,077

-74.2

Dec-11

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88 121 Craig Group

Larbert

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RANK COMPANY NAME
ACTIVITY
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LOCATION COUNTRY OF TURNOVER M PROFIT M EMPLOYEES No. PROFIT PER EMP


OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

101-125
101 179 John Lawrie (Aberdeen)

Scrap metal; steel supply

Aberdeen

Sco

109.50

85.40

10.90

4.14

87

2.4

125,287

157.2

Dec-11

102 77 Lothian Buses

Local transport service

Edinburgh

Sco

117.09

112.64

9.79

30.05

1,984

0.4

4,934

-67.6

Dec-11

103 117 Walkers Shortbread

Shortbread/biscuits/bakery products Aberlour

Sco

119.10

106.29

8.93

8.90

1,302

6.4

6,859

-5.7

Dec-11

104 122 Gulf Offshore NS

Offshore supply vessels and transport Aberdeen

USA

70.34

63.69

30.43

38.23

36

5.9

845,278

-24.8

Dec-11

105 85 Wyman-Gordon

Metal forger

Livingston

USA

90.57

107.72

12.86

20.96

257

-17.6

50,039

-25.5

Mar-11

106* 166 Texas Instruments (UK)

Micro-electronics

Greenock

USA

79.83

64.96

17.98

6.75

420

-4.5

42,816

179.1

Dec-11

Bridge of Weir

Sco

119.30

97.77

8.68

7.22

505

5.4

17,188

14.0

Mar-12

Portlethen

UK

108.60

98.47

9.47

9.41

234

2.2

40,470

-1.5

Dec-11

Stirling

Nor

88.72

109.99

12.65

28.75

358

-0.6

35,335

-55.8

Dec-11

110 53 Stork Technical Services (Holdings) Offshore support services

Aberdeen

Lux

322.08

305.29

3.82

12.96

3,892

-2.1

982

-69.9

Dec-11

111 120 Baxters Food Group

Fochabers

Sco

125.84

129.07

7.07

6.73

925

-3.1

7,643

8.5

Jun-11

107 145 Scottish Leather Group

Leather manufacturing

108 124 Hunting Energy Services (UK)

Offshore connector systems

109 81 Scottish Sea Farms

Fish farming
Scottish food products

112 161 Inver House Distillers

Whisky distiller

Airdrie

Thai

80.60

62.90

15.50

9.60

183

6.4

84,699

51.8

Dec-11

113 118 JR Dalziel (Holdings)

Meat supplier

Bellshill

Sco

119.06

115.56

8.27

7.62

444

0.2

18,626

8.3

Sep-11

114 130 John Clark (Holdings)

Motor dealer; garage proprietor

Aberdeen

Sco

307.76

280.64

3.81

3.07

708

4.3

5,381

19.0

Dec-11

115 99 Albert Bartlett & Sons (Airdrie)

Fresh foods supplier

Airdrie

Sco

129.96

136.32

6.69

9.87

779

3.6

8,588

-34.6

May-11

116* 409 Enquest Heather

Oil and gas exploration

Aberdeen

UK

68.93

89.89

21.37

-34.86

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

117 128 Malcolm Group

Distribution; construction

Linwood

Sco

190.32

170.35

4.94

4.35

1,929

-0.6

2,561

14.3

Jan-12

118 102 Eastern Holdings

Franchised motor dealer

Broxburn

Sco

324.40

288.58

3.27

5.07

916

7.9

3,570

-40.2

Dec-11

119 132 Cruden Investments

Construction; property development Edinburgh

Sco

140.50

129.70

5.84

5.52

626

2.1

9,329

3.6

Mar-12

120* 134 Dundas & Wilson CS

Legal services

Edinburgh

Sco

62.00

61.01

25.40

24.83

508

-0.2

50,000

2.5

Apr-11

121 135 Balmoral Group Holdings

Offshore/environmental equipment Aberdeen

Sco

73.39

60.56

14.26

10.77

369

17.1

38,645

13.0

Mar-11

122 154 Lunar Fishing Co

Fishing and storage

Peterhead

Sco

66.71

71.49

16.30

8.97

279

0.7

58,423

80.4

Dec-11

123 246 Oil States Industries (UK)

Connectors for oil industry

Aberdeen

USA

65.24

34.08

18.42

8.59

158

15.3

116,582

85.9

Dec-11

124 405 Bibby Offshore

Offshore core services

Aberdeen

UK

151.20

89.93

5.28

-7.07

88

2.3

60,000

n/a

Dec-11

125 New Forbo Flooring UK

Flooring and floor covering

Kirkcaldy

Swi

122.98

114.78

6.11

6.03

577

-3.0

10,589

4.5

Dec-11

126-150
126 387 Ingenico UK

Electronic banking terminals

Dalgety Bay

Fr

73.00

50.78

13.40

0.52

256

0.4

52,344

2467.1

Dec-11

127* 217 David MacBrayne

Ferry operator

Gourock

Sco

201.65

179.91

4.09

0.94

1,667

-0.6

2,454

337.4

Mar-12

128 157 Dingbro

Motor component distributor

Aberdeen

Sco

120.23

106.79

6.01

4.43

1,102

8.6

5,454

24.9

Sep-11

129 165 Hydrasun

O&G fluid transfer; process controls

Aberdeen

Sco

84.20

64.60

9.60

8.70

522

13.7

18,391

-3.0

Mar-12

130 186 Fugro Survey

Offshore surveying

Aberdeen

NL

83.90

64.40

9.20

5.60

335

0.3

27,463

63.8

Dec-11

131 114 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday Mail Newspaper publisher

Glasgow

UK

85.31

89.67

8.89

16.49

342

-6.0

25,994

-42.6

Jan-12

132 152 First Oil

Oil & gas exploration/production

Aberdeen

Sco

71.19

62.98

11.27

12.67

10

-9.1

1,127,000

-2.2

Apr-11

133 116 Axle Group Holdings

Tyres and parts retailer

Glasgow

Sco

175.38

162.70

3.86

5.71

1,389

7.3

2,779

-37.0

Dec-11

134 195 Dawn Group

Housebuilder; property developer

Glasgow

Sco

102.72

78.30

6.29

3.95

162

6.6

38,827

49.4

Jan-12

135 178 John Maclean & Son Electrical

Wholesale electrical supplier

Dingwall

Sco

109.20

86.50

6.00

4.20

190

2.2

31,579

39.8

Mar-12

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Timber; construction; property

Boness

Sco

115.10

118.81

5.51

5.35

572

-5.0

9,633

8.4

Mar-12

137 357 Fugro Subsea Services

ROV provision and operation

Aberdeen

NL

120.24

91.37

5.20

-0.23

369

-3.4

14,092

n/a

Dec-11

138* 213 BDW East Scotland

Building and contracting

Balmedie

UK

54.88

36.43

19.10

13.70

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Jun-11

139 177 Kent Foods

Food wholesaler

Glasgow

Sco

147.46

112.41

4.11

2.69

53

17.8

77,547

29.7

Dec-11

140 148 Macfarlane Group

Packaging; distribution; warehousing Glasgow

Sco

144.56

135.45

3.87

4.20

719

2.1

5,382

-9.8

Dec-11

141 221 Bond Offshore Helicopters

Helicopter operator

UK

86.08

61.09

6.63

3.57

277

24.8

23,935

48.8

Mar-11
Mar-11

Aberdeen

142 151 Scottish Resources Group

Coal production

Alloa

Sco

209.23

229.89

2.64

28.49

1,062

10.9

2,486

-91.6

143 New United Closures & Plastics

Bottle tops and closures

Stirling

Lux

92.81

86.30

5.76

5.47

512

-2.1

11,250

7.6

Dec-11

144 107 Fergusson Group

Coal merchant

Stirling

Sco

119.51

119.73

4.45

10.21

175

-1.7

25,429

-55.7

Mar-11

145* 424 EWOS

Fish feed manufacture

Bathgate

Nor

93.23

75.78

5.59

-14.40

67

4.7

83,433

n/a

Dec-11

146 144 The Glenmorangie Company

Whisky distiller

Edinburgh

Fr

59.85

75.55

10.82

11.76

198

-14.7

54,646

7.8

Dec-11

147 229 GAP Group

Plant and tool hire

Glasgow

Sco

85.35

74.26

6.18

2.30

849

10.4

7,279

143.4

Mar-12

East Kilbride

USA

149.78

156.32

3.37

4.22

22

15.8

153,182

-31.0

Aug-11

Kintore

Sco

52.06

38.55

15.61

14.61

143

-2.1

109,161

9.1

Dec-11

Inchinnan

Jap

58.80

61.70

10.20

21.60

574

7.7

17,770

-56.2

Mar-12

148* 139 SMART Modular Technologies (Eur.) Computer peripherals


149 201 Ferguson Group

Modules; container rental/sales

150* 138 Vascutek

Vascular prostheses

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OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

151-175
151* 444 Bigmouthmedia/LBI

Internet marketing

Edinburgh

Ger

58.40

13.45

10.34

3.77

530

345.4

19,509

-38.4

Dec-11

152 96 Cordia Services

Facilities management; care provision Glasgow

Sco

142.30

146.05

3.19

10.03

4,829

-3.1

661

-67.1

Mar-12

153* 147 Barclays Stockbrokers

Stockbroking services

154 200 Biomar

Fish feed supplier

155* 167 Ogilvie Group

Construction; housing developer

156* New Tennent Caledonian Breweries UK Brewery

Glasgow

UK

61.67

66.68

8.73

13.58

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

Grangemouth

Den

87.47

70.89

5.25

3.94

55

1.9

95,455

30.8

Dec-11

Stirling

Sco

168.63

171.77

2.70

2.77

390

-3.2

6,923

0.7

Jun-12

Glasgow

UK

171.05

146.18

2.52

2.22

282

143.1

8,936

-53.3

Feb-11

157 245 Gray & Adams Holdings

Refrigerated trailers

Fraserburgh

Sco

109.76

85.96

4.07

1.47

610

8.3

6,672

155.5

Apr-11

158* 243 Reservoir Group

Oil and gas coring services

Aberdeen

USA

53.65

39.39

10.63

6.33

424

13.7

25,071

47.7

Dec-11

159 318 Tullis Russell Group

Papermaking; paper converting

Glenrothes

Sco

177.50

156.36

2.40

-0.95

763

1.5

3,145

n/a

Mar-11

160 187 Clydeport Operations

Port administration

Glasgow

UK

49.25

45.23

13.64

10.37

226

2.7

60,354

28.0

Mar-11
Dec-11

161* 404 Internacionale Retail

Fashion clothing and accessories

Glasgow

Sco

81.02

69.58

5.28

-15.42

922

-6.5

5,727

n/a

162 163 RJ McLeod (Contractors)

Civil engineering; building

Glasgow

Sco

65.78

78.85

6.22

6.69

386

-6.8

16,114

-0.3

Oct-11

163* 180 Newsquest (Herald & Times)

Newspaper publisher

Glasgow

USA

56.90

58.47

8.69

7.27

537

-10.1

16,182

32.9

Dec-11

164 210 Farstad Shipping

Offshore vessel owner/manager

Aberdeen

Nor

52.51

43.28

10.16

8.13

19

5.6

534,737

18.4

Dec-11

165 159 Maclay Murray & Spens

Legal services

Glasgow

Sco

46.90

47.27

14.30

13.07

387

-4.2

36,951

14.2

May-12

166 249 Shetland Catch

Fish processor

Lerwick

Sco

70.86

63.25

5.59

2.18

96

3.2

58,229

148.4

Mar-11
Dec-11

167 191 VELUX Company

Roof windows and accessories

Glenrothes

Den

107.82

110.74

3.54

2.21

167

9.9

21,198

45.8

168* 410 Hewlett Packard Manufacturing

Portable and desktop computers

Bishopton

USA

52.73

48.84

9.47

-2.49

415

-10.4

22,819

n/a

Oct-11

169 150 Highland Fuels

Fuel distribution

Inverness

Sco

180.23

173.62

2.13

2.91

139

0.0

15,324

-26.8

Dec-11

170 188 Braid Group (Holdings)

Shipping/forwarding agent

Glasgow

Sco

100.77

88.17

3.67

3.38

149

8.8

24,631

-0.2

Jun-11

171 220 Archer UK

Offshore personnel and equipment Aberdeen

Berm

86.96

76.36

4.39

2.50

101

40.3

43,465

25.2

Dec-11
May-11

172 149 Ethigen

Pharmaceuticals distribution

East Kilbride

Sco

120.23

122.34

2.92

4.23

161

30.9

18,137

-47.3

173 330 Brand-Rex

Structured cabling systems

Glenrothes

Sco

88.69

83.49

4.33

0.33

306

-12.3

14,150

1395.8

Dec-11

174 182 Can (Offshore)

Engrg/inspection/rope access services Aberdeen

UK

48.14

46.43

11.36

10.43

347

-1.1

32,738

10.2

Dec-11

175* 206 Brodies

Legal services

Edinburgh

Sco

42.80

36.90

17.60

14.40

513

4.9

34,308

16.5

Apr-12

Dunfermline

Sco

95.99

87.22

3.57

2.83

833

1.1

4,286

24.8

Dec-11

176-200
176 261 Scott Group Investments

Pallets and crates

177 252 Sodexo Remote Sites Scotland

Offshore/onshore facilities mgmt

Aberdeen

Fr

75.13

68.96

4.77

1.91

272

8.4

17,537

130.4

Aug-11

178 248 Edinburgh Partners

Investment mgmt; admin services

Edinburgh

Sco

40.53

29.11

21.75

15.69

61

0.0

356,557

38.6

Feb-11

179 New Kwik-Fit Insurance Services

Insurance services

Glasgow

Belg

56.51

68.17

7.04

-3.01

933

10.7

7,546

n/a

Dec-11

180 155 Browns Food Group

Cooked meats

Sanquhar

Sco

104.32

108.20

3.19

4.48

745

-4.0

4,282

-25.8

Dec-11

Auchterarder

Liecht

79.79

69.34

4.50

3.86

399

6.1

11,278

9.9

Dec-11

Irvine

Sco

82.73

84.27

4.15

4.05

293

-0.3

14,164

2.8

Mar-12

181 204 Highland Spring

Bottled water producer

182* 183 Wallaces of Ayr

Suppliers to the licensed trade

183* New Santander Scotland

Asset management

Glasgow

Spain

69.69

104.68

4.85

0.92

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

184 New G1 Group Holdings

Entertainment; leisure; property

Glasgow

Sco

57.13

47.90

6.54

4.71

1,295

26.3

5,050

9.9

Mar-12

Industrial textiles manufacturer

Forfar

Gre

60.90

55.30

5.60

3.03

447

-0.2

12,528

85.2

Dec-11

Online dating

Edinburgh

Sco

53.55

25.71

7.05

4.16

384

66.2

18,359

1.9

Dec-11

187 258 Burn Stewart Distillers

Whisky distiller

East Kilbride

Trin

57.37

43.89

6.01

3.74

252

-3.1

23,849

65.8

Dec-11

188 240 United Wholesale (Scotland)

Cash and carry

Glasgow

Sco

184.22

167.13

1.68

0.66

187

9.4

8,984

132.7

Dec-11

189 223 Peter Vardy Holdings

Motor dealer

Glasgow

Sco

206.98

181.81

1.41

0.83

460

25.7

3,065

35.1

Dec-11

190 207 Richard Austin Alloys

Non-ferrous metal stockholder

Glasgow

Sco

96.40

81.60

2.78

2.72

166

0.6

16,747

1.6

Mar-12
Dec-11

191 224 Scot JCB (Holdings)

Machinery distributor

Glasgow

Sco

86.73

66.37

3.10

2.74

178

2.3

17,416

10.6

192 160 Peoples

Motor dealer

Falkirk

Sco

146.74

144.37

1.82

1.38

382

-1.8

4,764

34.3

Jul-12

193 235 James Fleming & Co

Food manufacture

Livingston

Ger

93.84

91.06

2.77

1.62

82

1.2

33,780

68.9

Feb-12

194* 227 Loch Lomond Distillery Group

Whisky distiller

Alexandria

Sco

49.48

45.37

6.99

5.43

127

5.0

55,039

22.6

Jul-11

195 367 Glen Turner Company

Whisky bottling and maturation

Bathgate

Fr

73.55

49.26

3.42

0.53

105

22.1

32,571

428.5

Dec-11

196* 208 Tilhill Forestry

Forestry management

Stirling

Fin

140.41

122.18

1.73

1.53

452

-4.4

3,827

18.3

Dec-11

197 233 Loganair

Flight services

Paisley

Sco

72.63

60.48

3.51

2.81

531

27.6

6,610

-2.1

Mar-12

198 194 Macrae & Dick

Motor dealer

Inverness

Sco

127.71

134.79

1.75

1.73

420

-2.8

4,167

4.0

Dec-11

199* 250 Telecom Service Centres

Call centre operator

Falkirk

Ind

62.38

47.06

4.18

3.13

2,908

30.7

1,437

2.1

Aug-11

200* 202 Lend Lease Construction (Scotland) Building contractor

Glasgow

Aus

106.07

83.32

2.21

2.97

95

5.6

23,263

-29.5

Jun-11

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RANK COMPANY NAME
ACTIVITY
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LOCATION COUNTRY OF TURNOVER M PROFIT M EMPLOYEES No. PROFIT PER EMP


OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

Sep-11

201-225
201 269 Integrated Subsea Services

ROV and survey services

Aberdeen

Sco

73.64

61.49

3.06

1.74

137

-4.9

22,336

84.9

202 193 Fraser Hart

Retail jeweller

Glasgow

Eire

64.88

61.64

3.69

5.05

440

4.3

8,386

-29.9

Dec-11

203 225 Emtelle UK

Ducting; blown fibre solutions

Jedburgh

NL

64.52

56.13

3.78

3.84

182

-6.2

20,769

4.9

Dec-11

204 197 R&A Trust Company (No.1)

Golf promotion/management

St Andrews

Sco

52.37

51.55

5.53

7.09

124

6.0

44,597

-26.4

Dec-11

205 New Senergy Holdings

Subsurface/wells engrg consultants Aberdeen

Sco

107.69

80.21

2.14

3.55

400

-0.5

5,350

-39.4

May-11
Mar-12

206 234 William Tracey

Recycling and resource management Paisley

Sco

56.40

48.37

4.80

5.95

423

10.2

11,348

-26.8

207* 162 A Bulloch (Agencies)

Wines and spirits wholesaler

Glasgow

Sco

64.34

90.10

3.58

5.05

276

13.6

12,971

-37.6

Sep-11

208 256 Avondale Environmental

Landfill site operator

Falkirk

UK

37.34

33.29

11.68

8.18

28

0.0

417,143

42.8

Mar-11
Mar-12

209* 293 Tillicoultry Quarries

Quarrying; asphalt; concrete

42.51

34.24

8.00

4.05

80

8.1

100,000

82.7

210 203 Johnston Fuels

Fuel distribution

Kincardine-on-Forth Sco
Bathgate

Sco

143.17

103.75

1.41

2.10

143

17.2

9,860

-42.7

Dec-11

211 212 James Donaldson & Sons

Timber engineering; sawmilling

Markinch

Sco

105.35

97.35

2.03

2.02

596

6.8

3,406

-5.9

Mar-12

212 133 Mitsubishi Elec. Air Con. Sys Euro.

Air-conditioning systems

Livingston

Jap

73.90

83.40

2.83

12.33

454

-9.6

6,233

-74.6

Mar-12

213* 278 Castle View International Holdings Investment company

Stirling

Sco

86.98

76.81

2.33

1.48

2,610

0.0

893

57.5

Mar-12

214 253 WN Lindsay

Tranent

Sco

81.67

63.73

2.49

2.09

51

4.1

48,824

14.5

May-11

Grain merchant; warehousing

215 251 Harbro Group

Animal feed

216 New Scientific Drilling Controls

Offshore directional surveys

Turriff

Sco

77.90

68.12

2.61

1.93

272

7.5

9,596

25.8

Jun-11

Aberdeen

USA

42.67

35.42

6.94

5.68

183

7.6

37,923

13.5

Dec-11

217 257 Barrhead Travel Service

Travel agent; tour operator

Glasgow

Sco

128.89

99.19

1.35

1.08

441

10.5

3,061

13.1

Dec-11

218* 219 United Holdings UK

Wholesale grocer; property rental

Glasgow

Sco

125.16

112.76

1.44

1.44

146

6.6

9,863

-6.2

Dec-11

219 275 Morrison Bowmore Distillers

Whisky distiller

Glasgow

Jap

44.57

41.50

6.11

3.33

199

4.2

30,704

76.1

Dec-11

220 218 John R Adam & Sons

Metal recycling

Glasgow

Sco

78.85

65.98

2.47

2.98

58

0.0

42,586

-17.1

Dec-11

221 372 Leiths (Scotland)

Quarrying; civil engineering

Aberdeen

Sco

63.38

53.20

3.09

0.51

550

12.7

5,618

437.6

Dec-11

222 236 Peterson SBS

Offshore logistics services

Aberdeen

NL

151.79

120.55

1.11

1.06

391

4.8

2,839

-0.1

Dec-11

223* 259 Trespass/Jacobs & Turner

Clothing manufacturer

Glasgow

Sco

61.83

53.27

3.05

2.40

872

16.9

3,498

8.7

Jun-11

224 175 Honeywell Security UK

Alarm detection equipment

Motherwell

USA

57.26

59.28

3.54

8.01

180

-6.3

19,667

-52.9

Dec-11

225 260 Strachans

Grocery wholesaler

Peterhead

Sco

50.39

45.08

4.50

3.16

160

-4.8

28,125

49.5

Mar-11
Dec-11

226-250
226 198 Charles River Lab. Preclin. Serv. (Edin) Scientific research

Tranent

USA

47.08

48.91

5.00

7.29

694

1.2

7,205

-32.2

227 181 JW Filshill

Wholesale food and drink

Glasgow

Sco

169.04

168.66

0.90

1.25

250

0.8

3,600

-28.6

Jan-12

228 294 Alexander Inglis & Son

Grain and agricultural merchant

Ormiston

Sco

58.39

45.13

3.04

1.96

45

36.4

67,556

13.7

Dec-11

229 232 Matthews Foods

Chinese supermarket

Glasgow

Eire

54.31

45.94

3.56

4.58

86

-6.5

41,395

-16.8

Dec-11

230 254 McCurrach Group

Field sales services

Glasgow

Sco

37.71

36.74

7.23

6.57

744

6.0

9,718

3.8

Jun-11

231 286 Scottish Citylink Coaches

Coach operator

Glasgow

Sing

37.30

31.28

7.46

6.31

80

19.4

93,250

-1.0

Dec-11

232* 239 Klondyke Group

Garden centres; bottled gas; property Falkirk

Sco

47.46

44.32

4.60

4.81

854

8.0

5,386

-11.4

Sep-11

Glasgow

UK

172.00

166.00

0.70

1.40

330

3.4

2,121

-51.7

Dec-11

Cumbernauld

Jap

66.90

91.83

2.28

0.30

211

-18.2

10,806

829.1

Mar-12

233* 196 Lomond Motors

Motor dealer

234 322 Oki (UK)

Computer printer manufacturer

235* New Amor Business Tech. Solutions

Business technology solutions

Renfrew

Sco

45.05

33.89

4.94

4.72

421

13.8

11,734

-8.0

Dec-11

236* New City Building (Glasgow)

Construction; repair; maintenance

Glasgow

Sco

253.12

216.81

0.35

22.56

2,193

0.0

160

-98.4

Mar-12
May-11

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237 299 Kettle Produce

Vegetable production

238 126 Martin Currie

Investment management

239* 226 Wright Health Group

Dental equipment and material

Cupar

Sco

92.69

93.60

1.50

0.49

791

-5.5

1,896

224.1

Edinburgh

Sco

65.54

81.58

2.27

14.10

255

-2.7

8,902

-83.5

Dec-11

Dundee

Sco

56.15

55.56

3.03

3.86

419

1.0

7,232

-22.2

Dec-11

240* 115 Scottish Salmon Company

Salmon farming

Edinburgh

Swi

90.17

91.39

1.52

25.24

394

38.2

3,858

-95.6

Dec-11

241* 266 Breedon Aggregates Scotland

Quarrying; road surfacing

Monifieth

UK

80.94

73.47

1.84

1.37

371

1.9

4,960

31.8

Dec-11

242 268 Stewart Milne Group

Construction and development

Westhill

Sco

229.10

250.81

0.41

0.14

896

6.7

458

174.3

Jun-11
Mar-12

243 274 Usha Martin International

Wire rope manu; oil & gas services

Clydebank

Ind

43.73

40.96

4.76

3.69

158

-5.4

30,127

36.3

244 298 DF Concerts

Concert/events promotion

Glasgow

USA

41.96

30.83

5.20

4.90

31

6.9

167,742

-0.7

Dec-11

245 192 Search Consultancy

Recruitment

Glasgow

UK

115.68

107.54

1.08

2.26

480

11.4

2,250

-57.1

Dec-11
May-11

246 205 Glenrath Farms

Egg production

Peebles

Sco

43.05

44.86

4.69

7.81

202

-1.9

23,218

-38.8

247* 280 Shepherd & Wedderburn

Legal services

Edinburgh

Sco

37.28

34.93

6.26

4.77

407

-7.3

15,381

41.6

Apr-11

248 242 Worldmark UK

Product ident./decoration tech.

East Kilbride

UK

36.07

35.82

6.74

7.90

306

18.1

22,026

-27.8

Dec-11

Falkirk

Swi

63.50

69.45

2.19

4.97

289

-24.1

7,578

-41.9

Dec-11

Broxburn

Sco

39.28

31.90

5.40

4.25

75

8.7

72,000

16.9

Sep-11

249* 185 Carron Phoenix/Franke UK Holding Sink manufacturer


250 304 Ian Macleod Distillers

Whisky blending

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ACTIVITY
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LOCATION COUNTRY OF TURNOVER M PROFIT M EMPLOYEES No. PROFIT PER EMP


OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

251-275
251 301 Franks International

Offshore casings

252* 276 Maxi Group

Haulage; construction; storage; pty

Aberdeen

NL

54.60

46.22

2.73

1.71

313

13.8

8,722

40.3

Dec-11

Irvine

Sco

47.83

41.42

3.42

3.31

237

10.7

14,430

-6.7

Sep-11
Dec-11

253* 255 beCogent

Call centre

Airdrie

Fr

50.48

48.25

3.04

2.96

2,557

-13.7

1,189

19.0

254 326 Caledonian Heritable

Pub operator; plant hire

Edinburgh

Sco

39.45

37.03

5.01

2.20

796

1.4

6,294

124.5

Oct-11

255 291 Goals Soccer Centres

Sports arenas; leisure activities

East Kilbride

Can

30.44

27.80

9.19

7.64

618

11.0

14,871

8.4

Dec-11

256 214 Blackrock International

Investment management

Edinburgh

USA

26.12

33.86

14.37

18.78

32

-8.6

449,063

-16.3

Dec-11

257 456 Argent Energy Group

Manu/sale of biodiesel from waste oil Motherwell

Sco

47.25

25.99

3.05

0.57

63

21.2

48,413

341.6

Dec-11

258 375 Glenalmond Group

Turnkey solutions to offshore sector East Kilbride

Sco

39.10

31.27

4.71

2.01

303

8.2

15,545

116.5

Mar-11

Sco

51.20

47.07

2.63

2.64

779

2.6

3,376

-2.9

Dec-11

260* 427 TWMA Group

259* 262 Johnstons of Elgin/James Johnston Woollen goods

Drilling waste mgmt; enviro. serv. Bridge of Don

Elgin

Sco

36.53

30.78

5.42

1.21

288

15.2

18,819

288.8

Dec-11

261 309 Petroleum Experts

Petroleum engineering software

UK

25.31

21.18

18.18

16.42

49

32.4

371,020

-16.4

Sep-11
Aug-12

Edinburgh

262 New Superglass Holdings

Glass fibre insulation

Stirling

Sco

32.38

32.37

6.84

-5.03

199

0.0

34,372

n/a

263* 281 Sea Products of Scotland

Fish farms

Bellshill

Nor

79.09

57.55

1.28

1.59

11

0.0

116,364

-19.5

Dec-11

264 399 Iomart Group

Cloud computing; managed hosting Glasgow

Sco

33.48

25.25

5.84

2.79

211

31.9

27,678

58.7

Mar-12

265 New Smith International (North Sea)

Offshore equipment supply

Aberdeen

USA

60.49

44.64

1.80

-2.56

313

29.9

5,751

n/a

Dec-11

266 New Macduff Shellfish (Scotland)

Shellfish supplier/retailer

Mintlaw

Sco

38.07

31.90

4.42

1.87

200

0.0

22,100

136.4

Mar-11

267 New Vroon Offshore UK

Offshore rescue vessels

Aberdeen

Nor

102.33

98.14

0.81

-4.89

1,234

76.3

656

n/a

Dec-11
Dec-11

268 308 Kongsberg Maritime

Underwater cameras and systems

Aberdeen

Nor

39.37

37.74

3.95

2.64

158

4.6

25,000

43.0

269* 358 Teledyne

Manu/repair of avionics systems

Cumbernauld

USA

31.05

20.18

6.62

8.65

202

50.7

32,772

-49.2

Jan-11

270* 273 The Royal Bank of Scotland Group

Banking and financial services

Edinburgh

Sco

28,937.00 31,868.00

-766.00

-399.00

144,300

-8.1

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

271* 15 AEGON UK

Pensions; protection; invest; dist.

Edinburgh

NL

4,494.00

5,912.00

-60.00

76.00

3,203

-22.6

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

272* 329 Strathclyde Pharma./SPL (2004)

Pharmaceutical wholesaler

East Kilbride

Sco

56.82

54.78

1.86

0.90

90

40.6

20,667

47.0

Mar-11

273 348 Gyrodata

Wellbore survey technology

Bridge of Don

USA

28.95

24.24

8.55

6.13

165

4.4

51,818

33.6

Dec-11

274* 215 Letts Filofax/FLB Group

Diary/organiser manufacturer

Dalkeith

Sco

52.87

55.69

2.13

4.20

488

-2.0

4,365

-48.2

Jan-12

275* 446 Rohr Aero Services

Aircraft components maintenance

Prestwick

USA

37.52

38.16

4.38

0.50

250

-4.2

17,520

814.4

Dec-11

276-300
276* 29 Subsea 7

Offshore services

Aberdeen

Lux

1,041.33

792.72

-8.09

64.78

1,426

-11.4

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

277 288 Concept Systems

IT solutions and services

Edinburgh

USA

24.40

23.77

13.80

16.04

121

11.0

114,050

-22.5

Dec-11

278* 67 Dolphin Drilling

Oil & gas drilling contractor

Aberdeen

Nor

421.33

323.35

-1.90

9.07

219

30.4

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

279* 320 AM Phillip

Commercial vehicle retailer

Forfar

Sco

66.24

56.66

1.31

1.29

309

-1.3

4,239

2.9

Dec-11

280 306 Wemyss Development Co

Property; wine and tea estates

Edinburgh

Sco

29.21

27.00

7.27

7.14

3,331

-2.0

2,183

3.9

Mar-11

281 272 AR Brown McFarlane & Co

Steel stockholder

Glasgow

Sco

54.24

37.37

1.99

-0.36

263

46.1

7,567

n/a

Mar-11

282* 211 Benkert UK

Cigarette paper manufacturer

Alva

Swi

41.80

38.40

3.20

12.36

286

-1.0

11,189

-73.8

Dec-11

283 302 Land Engineering Group Holdings

Civil engineering; landscaping

Kilmarnock

Sco

45.05

43.82

2.72

2.00

381

-22.9

7,139

76.3

Aug-11

284 354 BioReliance

Biotech and evaluation services

Glasgow

USA

33.67

29.72

5.14

2.87

254

8.1

20,236

65.7

Dec-11

285 New Trac International

Engineering products and services

Aberdeen

Sco

31.71

24.13

5.81

1.92

242

25.4

24,008

141.3

Mar-11

286 344 Solstad Offshore UK

Ship owner; offshore chartering

Aberdeen

Nor

27.19

25.51

8.65

4.94

11

0.0

786,364

75.1

Dec-11

287 355 SAH

Vehicle franchise; haulage; property Newhouse

Sco

109.63

86.76

0.52

0.12

376

3.0

1,383

320.4

Dec-11

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288* 90 ASCO Group

Intl offshore logistics and services

Aberdeen

UK

626.46

516.72

-10.81

5.03

1,621

7.1

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

289 368 Barclay & Mathieson

Steel stockholder; fabrication

Glasgow

Sco

55.43

35.86

1.77

1.52

183

6.4

9,672

9.8

Dec-11
Sep-12

290* 16 Clydesdale Bank

Banking and financial services

Glasgow

Aus

1,145.00

1,259.00

-183.00

237.00

7,833

-6.2

n/a

n/a

291 343 Arthur McKay & Co

Electrical/mechanical data contractor Loanhead

Sco

74.30

56.37

1.02

0.74

566

9.7

1,802

25.7

Oct-11

292 303 Murgitroyd Group

European patent/trade mark attorney Glasgow

Sco

35.70

33.22

4.42

3.58

235

2.6

18,809

20.3

May-12

293 New Coilcraft Europe

Electronic components

Glasgow

USA

29.44

28.42

6.48

5.52

52

4.0

124,615

12.9

Dec-11

294 335 LFF (Scotland)

Offshore fittings and flanges

Aberdeen

UK

55.79

34.74

1.73

2.32

36

9.1

48,056

-31.6

Dec-11

295 314 Enterprise Foods

Bakery products supplier

East Kilbride

Sco

49.07

44.45

2.17

1.72

35

12.9

62,000

11.7

Jun-11

296 108 Cheque Centres Group

Financial services

Edinburgh

USA

317.74

247.05

-2.22

5.44

927

79.3

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

297* 284 John G Russell (Transport)

Road/rail freight transport

Glasgow

Sco

53.04

51.58

1.82

2.00

591

-4.1

3,080

-5.1

Mar-11

298 241 Apex Hotels

Hotelier

Edinburgh

Sco

41.91

40.03

2.84

6.63

614

-14.0

4,625

-50.2

Apr-12

299 New Miller Group

Building; construction; property dev. Edinburgh

Sco

588.00

663.00

-30.00

-56.00

1,117

-3.9

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

300* 271 Vion Food Group (Scotland)

Food production

NL

542.60

513.00

-29.20

-3.80

4,200

7.7

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

Livingston

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ACTIVITY
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LOCATION COUNTRY OF TURNOVER M PROFIT M EMPLOYEES No. PROFIT PER EMP


OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

Livingston

USA

Jan-12

301-325
301* 84 Schuh

Shoe retailer

302 91 Spirit AeroSystems (Europe)

Airframes; wing structures

303* 292 Expro Intl Grp/Expro Holdings UK3 Oil well management services

202.44

163.60

-0.24

14.80

1,461

13.7

n/a

n/a

Prestwick

USA

334.81

344.54

-5.67

5.81

908

-0.4

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

Aberdeen

Sco

653.91

617.37

-943.12

-630.01

4,030

-9.7

n/a

n/a

Mar-12
Dec-11

304 New Odfjell Drilling (UK)

Drilling contractor

Aberdeen

Nor

60.69

51.11

1.21

1.13

83

3.8

14,578

3.2

305* 297 Murray International Holdings

Metals; property

Edinburgh

Sco

394.56

466.08

-86.87

-69.05

2,657

-23.9

n/a

n/a

Jun-11

306 230 Mactaggart & Mickel Group

Housebuilder and contractor

Glasgow

Sco

38.40

48.10

2.90

4.30

216

1.9

13,426

-33.8

Apr-12

307* 339 Burness

Legal services

Edinburgh

Sco

23.36

21.22

10.52

9.36

199

-13.5

52,864

29.9

Jul-11

308 46 Johnston Press

Newspaper publisher

Edinburgh

Sco

373.85

398.08

-143.80

16.53

5,757

-7.3

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

309* 158 Robertson Group (Holdings)

Building contractor

Elgin

Sco

232.01

201.48

-3.35

2.03

1,039

8.1

n/a

n/a

Mar-11

310 341 Ashleigh (Scotland)

Builder

311 361 Springfield Properties

Housebuilder/property developer

312* 300 Vetco Gray UK

Oil and gas engineering

313 140 Barr Holdings

Construction

Dumfries

Sco

41.04

41.08

2.46

1.54

201

-18.3

12,239

95.5

Mar-12

Elgin

Sco

40.50

34.63

2.52

1.86

233

3.6

10,815

30.8

May-11

Bridge of Don

USA

301.81

275.22

-19.06

-5.19

1,166

0.9

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

Paisley

N Ire

210.93

253.82

-2.54

2.82

702

0.0

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

314* 70 PetroIneos Manufacturing Scotland Oil refiner

Grangemouth

Jer

291.12

450.93

-18.07

8.24

595

-50.6

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

315 New Calachem

Grangemouth

Fin

28.83

33.94

5.58

-4.10

180

-10.9

31,000

n/a

Dec-11
Dec-11

Agrochemicals; pharmaceuticals

316 407 Euroforest

Timber harvesting

Huntly

Swe

52.52

36.68

1.43

1.02

33

10.0

43,333

27.5

317 313 Belhaven Brewery Company

Brewing

Dunbar

UK

31.61

29.94

4.38

4.86

2,559

35.9

1,712

-33.7

Apr-11

318 394 Scottish Woodlands

Timber and forestry management

Edinburgh

Sco

58.20

46.22

1.13

0.55

127

4.1

8,898

97.4

Sep-11

319 New Freeworld Trading

Dried fruit importer

Edinburgh

Sco

47.21

36.86

1.79

1.03

16

14.3

111,875

52.1

Jun-11

320* 350 Clyde Group

Marine/offshore personnel and travel Glasgow

Sco

45.11

41.68

1.89

1.33

147

-1.3

12,857

44.0

May-11

321 New Mactaggart Scott & Co

Marine engineering solutions

322 487 CTS Corporation UK

Automotive sensor manufacturer High Blantyre

Loanhead

Sco

31.17

32.50

4.37

3.96

290

0.7

15,069

9.6

Apr-11

USA

29.06

27.11

5.25

0.87

258

-1.9

20,349

515.1

Dec-11

323 323 RM Easdale & Co

Non-ferrous metal processor

Glasgow

Sco

63.47

54.47

0.92

1.05

56

12.0

16,429

-21.8

Dec-11

324* 325 Braemar Investments

Motor dealer

Melrose

Sco

44.19

41.52

1.91

1.75

133

4.7

14,361

4.2

Dec-11

325 New Gladedale Group Holdings

Housebuilding; property dev.

Dunfermline

Sco

278.71

339.38

-57.20

-86.14

789

-5.4

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

326-350
326 316 Tokheim UK

Electronic equipment

327 290 Sandvik Materials Technology UK

Heating system supplier

Dundee

Fr

64.14

61.93

0.87

3.57

450

23.0

1,933

-80.2

Apr-11

Perth

Swe

38.90

35.63

2.45

3.86

180

0.0

13,611

-36.5

Dec-11

328 349 Bell Group UK

Comm/industrial painting contractor Airdrie

Sco

53.42

45.90

1.25

1.06

1,075

6.2

1,163

11.1

Mar-12

329* 333 Allied Vehicles

Vehicle manufacture, sale and repair Glasgow

Sco

65.72

61.53

0.74

0.73

344

5.2

2,151

-3.6

Apr-12
Aug-11

330 287 Giles Insurance Brokers

Insurance brokerage

UK

58.22

59.36

1.00

1.46

875

-2.0

1,143

-30.1

331 176 Exova Group

Laboratory testing/advisory services Newbridge

Glasgow

USA

241.90

227.90

-46.30

-65.90

3,533

-1.5

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

332 50 FMC Technologies

Subsea systems design/manufacture Dunfermline

USA

206.01

198.71

-7.04

28.61

901

10.4

n/a

n/a

Dec-11
May-12

333 New Flexible Manufacturing Group

Precision engineering

Livingston

Sco

26.08

26.31

5.90

4.35

259

4.9

22,780

29.4

334 New Macdonald Hotels

Hotel operator

Bathgate

Sco

196.64

128.42

-5.26

5.23

4,107

2.4

n/a

n/a

Sep-11

335* New Compello Staffing Group

Recruitment outsourcing

Glasgow

Sco

65.70

63.46

0.70

0.43

151

28.0

4,636

27.2

May-12

336 289 Muirfield (Contracts)

Building contractor

337 413 Thomas Tunnock

Bakery and biscuit manufacturer

Insider Research: research@insider.co.uk

Dundee

Sco

41.81

44.31

2.06

2.30

282

-4.1

7,305

-6.6

Oct-11

Uddingston

Sco

32.55

34.75

3.41

1.08

529

-5.4

6,446

233.6

Feb-11
Jan-12

338 174 Phoenix Car Company

Motor dealer

Paisley

Sco

143.33

149.76

-0.80

0.06

416

-2.1

n/a

n/a

339 426 Forsyths

Oil & gas and distillation equipment

Rothes

Sco

33.95

24.70

2.89

2.25

262

4.4

11,031

23.1

Oct-11

340 310 John R Weir

Motor dealer

Grangemouth

Sco

92.12

91.55

0.25

0.42

330

-3.2

758

-38.5

Oct-11

341* 331 Morris & Spottiswood

Fit out; social housing; construction

Sco

84.65

84.68

0.33

0.31

452

7.9

730

-1.4

Dec-11

342 New Seatronics

Marine survey equip. sale & rental Bridge of Don

Glasgow

Sco

23.03

19.64

7.23

5.51

67

6.3

107,910

23.4

Dec-11

343 New AMG Group

Footwear and camping gear supply Port Glasgow

Sco

32.95

33.38

3.02

4.74

97

3.2

31,134

-38.3

Dec-11

344* 359 Crown Worldwide

International removals; storage

HK

43.49

40.43

1.72

1.34

263

11.0

6,540

15.7

Dec-11

Livingston

345 New Guala Closures UK

Bottle closures

Glasgow

It

38.46

35.82

2.16

-0.69

187

4.5

11,551

n/a

Dec-11

346* New Meridian Salmon Farms (Argyll)

Fish farming

Lochgilphead

Nor

24.34

18.23

6.23

5.73

28

-9.7

222,500

20.4

Dec-11

347 376 Angus Soft Fruits

Fruit/vegetable distribution

Arbroath

Sco

89.65

70.53

0.21

0.16

24

4.3

8,750

25.8

Apr-11

348 296 CHC Scotia

Helicopter operation; engineering

Aberdeen

Can

147.50

161.59

-2.29

-0.17

535

-12.6

n/a

n/a

Apr-11

349 379 Thistle Seafoods

Fish processor and wholesaler

Peterhead

Sco

54.22

45.57

0.97

0.73

240

20.0

4,042

10.7

Dec-11

350 New Weldex International Offshore Hldgs Crane hire; lifting equipment

Inverness

Sco

36.80

22.19

2.27

6.28

120

8.1

18,917

-66.6

Nov-11

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ACTIVITY
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LOCATION COUNTRY OF TURNOVER M PROFIT M EMPLOYEES No. PROFIT PER EMP


OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

Aberdeen

Sco

34.29

41.40

2.60

4.05

242

-18.0

10,744

-21.7

Nov-11

Wick

Sco

47.04

34.97

1.33

0.76

29

3.6

45,862

69.0

Oct-11

351-375

351 263 Divex

Diving equipment

352 441 Simpson Oils

Fuel merchant

353 324 McAlpine & Co

Plumbing products

Glasgow

Sco

38.53

37.83

2.00

2.22

632

-0.5

3,165

-9.5

Dec-11

354 New Prosource.IT (UK)

IT project delivery; managed services Aberdeen

Sco

30.39

24.51

3.35

3.52

225

25.0

14,889

-23.9

Jun-12

Aberdeen

UK

172.04

149.51

-19.69

-65.02

1,545

15.2

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

Kinross

UK

41.43

41.00

1.77

1.60

649

-5.7

2,727

17.2

Dec-11

355* 352 Sparrows Offshore Group/ArranCo1 Cranes and offshore services


356 338 David Sands

Convenience stores

357 447 TOM Vehicle Rental

Vehicle fleet management and hire

Airdrie

Sco

38.42

27.31

2.01

1.42

255

30.8

7,882

8.2

Mar-12

358 New Xodus Group

Offshore consultancy

Aberdeen

Sco

35.04

28.63

2.40

5.05

203

57.4

11,823

-69.8

Sep-11

359* 377 Polymer Holdings

Rubber and plastic coatings

Stonehaven

Sco

22.76

21.05

6.83

6.14

72

-1.4

94,861

12.8

Jun-11

360 New Klondyke Fishing Co

Fishing and fish selling

Fraserburgh

Sco

21.02

16.40

8.84

0.76

13

8.3

680,000

973.7

Jun-11

Dundee

Lux

59.28

52.42

0.65

3.55

304

5.2

2,138

-82.6

Dec-11

Burntisland

Sco

36.43

33.23

2.22

2.73

519

27.8

4,277

-36.4

Mar-11

361* 238 Day International (UK)

Image transfer products

362* 328 Briggs Commercial

Offshore engineering; fabrication

363 New Swire Oilfield Services

Oil equipment rental services

364 New Marine Procurement

Marine procurement

Aberdeen

UK

32.14

27.11

2.84

0.16

171

23.0

16,608

1342.9

Dec-11

North Berwick

USA

50.97

34.98

1.00

0.70

33.3

125,000

7.1

Dec-11

365* 327 Chap (Holdings)

Bldg contractor; engrg; property dev. Westhill

Sco

42.30

37.09

1.56

0.70

286

-4.0

5,455

132.2

Mar-11

366 433 Advance Construction Group

Property dev; civil engineering

Glasgow

Sco

33.31

27.23

2.51

1.63

208

-2.3

12,067

57.7

Mar-11

367 397 PD&MS Energy

Offshore services provider

Aberdeen

UK

29.40

24.06

3.53

3.62

47

88.0

75,106

-48.1

Jun-11

368 New Loch Duart

Salmon farming

Lairg

Sco

23.05

15.38

6.20

2.19

119

26.6

52,101

123.6

Mar-11

369* 319 Golar-Nor (UK)

Floating production vessel operator Aberdeen

Can

81.54

100.67

0.21

0.25

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

370 373 Adam Wilson & Sons (Holdings)

Sawmiller; timber merchant

Troon

Eire

26.87

23.70

4.28

4.50

103

3.0

41,553

-7.7

Dec-11

371 466 Christie & Son (Metal Merchants)

Scrap metal exporters

Renfrew

Sco

33.07

27.46

2.40

1.11

38

0.0

63,158

116.2

Jun-11

372 382 Anderson Strathern

Legal services

Edinburgh

373* 477 Dron & Dickson

Hazardous area electrical equipment Stirling

374 332 AK Stoddart

Scotch/Aberdeen Angus beef processor Broxburn

375* New KCA Deutag Scotland

Offshore support services

Sco

21.19

20.40

7.17

6.75

257

2.4

27,899

3.7

Aug-11

Sco

36.59

27.59

2.00

0.99

140

25.0

14,286

61.6

May-12

Sco

60.40

56.40

0.48

0.80

214

2.9

2,243

-41.7

Nov-11

Cayman

21.26

164.50

6.87

2.38

297

0.7

23,131

186.7

Dec-11

Water treatment equip. and services East Kilbride

Fr

51.33

38.97

0.82

2.72

129

-17.3

6,357

-63.5

Dec-11

377 369 Matthew Algie & Co

Tea and coffee supplier

Glasgow

Sco

33.06

33.19

2.24

1.92

211

-0.9

10,616

17.8

Dec-11

378 484 MediaCom Scotland

Advertising consultants

Edinburgh

UK

44.11

41.66

1.19

-0.46

44

-13.7

27,045

n/a

Dec-11

Aberdeen

376-400
376 295 VWS Westgarth

379* 395 Holland & Sherry/Venlaw Road

Cloth merchant

Peebles

USA

33.04

28.68

2.23

2.23

199

12.4

11,206

-11.1

Dec-11

380* 370 Thames Gold Holdings

Fuel distribution

Glasgow

Sco

60.70

65.99

0.41

0.23

49

-2.0

8,367

81.9

May-11

381 New Zonal Retail Data Systems

EPoS systems manufacturer

Edinburgh

Sco

29.90

19.52

2.73

2.62

192

9.7

14,219

-5.0

Jun-11

382 New Scottish Rugby Union

Rugby sport governing body

Edinburgh

Sco

38.22

35.08

1.58

1.29

295

4.2

5,356

17.5

Apr-12

Media communications

Glasgow

Sco

102.00

104.80

-0.90

12.50

387

0.3

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

Mobile phones

Glasgow

Sco

37.96

30.08

1.60

1.27

207

20.3

7,729

4.7

Aug-11

385 474 Currie International Holdings

Transport; warehousing; logistics

Dumfries

Sco

46.11

40.09

0.97

0.19

265

15.7

3,660

341.0

Dec-11

386* 265 ANM Group

Livestock auctions

Inverurie

Sco

114.22

103.34

-4.07

0.80

630

15.4

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

387* 442 CIGNA European Services (UK)

Private medical/dental insurer

Greenock

USA

42.46

34.44

1.16

0.78

626

25.0

1,853

19.0

Dec-11

388* 420 ARR Craib Transport

Haulage contractor; logistics

Dyce

Sco

38.95

35.75

1.36

0.87

330

13.0

4,121

38.3

Mar-12
Aug-11

389 340 Quality Food Products (Aberdeen)

Bacon processing/distribution

Aberdeen

Sco

32.71

30.75

2.06

2.95

63

-4.5

32,698

-26.8

390 429 Head Resourcing

Recruitment consultancy

Edinburgh

Sco

46.40

36.00

0.92

0.75

55

22.2

16,727

0.4

Dec-11

391 337 McTaggart Group

Construction

Dalry

Sco

40.60

40.66

1.24

1.66

158

-1.3

7,848

-24.4

Sep-11

392* 315 Town & County/T&C Assets

Motor dealer; service stations

Aberdeen

Sco

63.10

69.90

0.26

0.76

172

-3.4

1,512

-64.6

Dec-11

393* 365 Erskine Holdings

Fish processing; fish farm equipment Aberdeen

Sco

40.67

37.93

1.21

1.35

173

2.4

6,994

-12.4

Jun-11

394 451 IndigoVision Group

Software/hardware development

Edinburgh

Sco

30.27

28.89

2.39

1.21

107

0.9

22,336

95.7

Jul-12

395 403 Clariant Oil Services UK

Chemicals/services for oil industry

Aberdeen

Swi

29.74

30.06

2.44

1.89

91

1.1

26,813

27.7

Dec-11

396* 432 Bluewater Scotland

Operation of offshore facilities

Aberdeen

NL Ant

78.91

71.62

-0.04

-9.23

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

397 465 Indigo Lighthouse Group

Outsourcing solutions

Glasgow

Sco

23.39

20.25

4.48

2.56

371

-6.1

12,075

86.3

Dec-11

398 380 Grahams the Family Dairy Group

Milk processor/distributor

Bridge of Allan

Sco

49.62

41.39

0.60

1.05

410

37.6

1,463

-58.5

Mar-11

399 311 Fresh Catch

Fish merchant

Peterhead

Sco

42.96

47.02

0.96

1.52

139

6.9

6,906

-40.9

Jun-11

400 486 Recruitment Zone

Recruitment agency

Edinburgh

Sco

41.49

32.38

1.04

0.40

60

-38.8

17,333

324.6

Dec-11

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384 428 Mono Global Group

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RANK COMPANY NAME
ACTIVITY
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LOCATION COUNTRY OF TURNOVER M PROFIT M EMPLOYEES No. PROFIT PER EMP


OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

401-425
401 172 John Martin Holdings

Motor dealer

Edinburgh

Sco

85.79

129.94

-1.14

2.57

392

-18.3

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

402* 388 Havelock Europa

Educational furniture; shopfitter

Dalgety Bay

Sco

99.48

99.18

-4.50

-4.06

731

-4.9

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

403 305 Sterling Furniture Group

Furniture retailer

Tillicoultry

Sco

47.52

48.29

0.62

1.52

518

0.2

1,197

-59.3

Feb-11

404 445 Ravenhill

Agricultural machinery

Elgin

Sco

43.68

36.12

0.88

0.60

127

-1.6

6,929

49.0

Dec-11
Dec-11

405 216 Konecranes UK

Cranes; material handling equip.

East Kilbride

Fin

67.47

63.82

-0.02

3.43

479

3.7

n/a

n/a

406 336 Scotia Homes

Property developer

Ellon

Sco

30.11

28.31

2.12

4.18

173

-4.9

12,254

-46.6

Apr-11

407 416 Diamond Power Specialty

Cleaning systems

Dumbarton

USA

29.31

26.37

2.25

2.11

251

8.2

8,964

-1.4

Dec-11

408 351 Scottish & Universal Newspapers

Newspaper publishing

Hamilton

UK

20.66

22.83

5.49

6.94

278

-7.3

19,748

-14.6

Jan-12

409 385 Food Partners

Catering food and drink supply

Kilmarnock

Sco

92.40

89.26

-5.26

-1.52

1,217

-7.3

n/a

n/a

Sep-11

410* 383 Wolfson Microelectronics

Mixed signal integrated circuits

Edinburgh

Sco

101.53

101.70

-15.56

-7.22

415

-3.3

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

411 450 Tube Developments

Tube processor and wholesaler

Glasgow

Sco

26.54

20.13

2.58

3.04

62

-1.6

41,613

-13.8

Sep-11

412 353 ProStrakan Group

Pharmaceuticals development

Galashiels

Jap

105.20

100.20

-31.50

-0.60

344

17.0

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

413* New SGL Carbon Fibers

Carbon & oxidised fibre

Muir of Ord

Ger

58.28

40.99

0.18

-4.37

254

23.9

709

n/a

Dec-11

414* New East Coast Viners Grain

Animal feed products

Stonehaven

Sco

36.54

28.33

1.21

0.38

54

-14.3

22,407

273.0

Jun-11

415 482 Whitelink Seafoods

Seafood wholesaler

Fraserburgh

Sco

50.69

52.27

0.38

-0.06

133

7.3

2,857

n/a

Jun-11

416 New Buccleuch Estates

Land and forestry management

417* 190 Laing ORourke Scotland

Building contractor

Selkirk

Sco

29.44

30.78

2.08

-4.39

312

-19.0

6,667

n/a

Oct-11

Motherwell

UK

65.29

230.58

-0.16

1.22

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Mar-11

418 342 Oticon

Hearing aid manufacturer

Hamilton

Den

32.86

32.00

1.44

2.62

137

4.6

10,511

-47.4

Dec-11

419* 437 Quiz Clothing/Kast Retail

Clothing retailer

Glasgow

Sco

32.62

27.92

1.47

1.49

538

15.9

2,732

-14.9

Mar-11

420 307 Bancon Developments Holdings

Property developer and manager

Banchory

Sco

50.10

58.31

0.36

1.12

273

-2.5

1,319

-67.0

Nov-11

421 New Drambuie

Sale and marketing of Drambuie

Newbridge

Sco

22.92

21.93

3.56

2.21

21

0.0

169,524

61.1

Jun-12

422* New Atlantic Offshore Aberdeen

Offshore support vessels

Aberdeen

Nor

25.48

23.22

2.77

-1.17

17

0.0

162,941

n/a

Dec-11

423 184 Pipeline Technique

Pipeline/riser welding contractor

Huntly

NL

21.01

43.57

4.65

13.86

104

-30.2

44,712

-51.9

Dec-11

424 386 Barnetts Motor Group

Motor dealer

Dundee

Sco

42.90

45.03

0.65

0.75

131

4.0

4,962

-16.6

Dec-11

425 443 Fife Joinery Manufacturing

Timber and aluminium products

Glenrothes

Den

31.01

30.07

1.61

1.19

240

24.4

6,708

8.8

Dec-11

Pipe distributor

Inverness

Belg

40.75

37.16

0.76

0.59

188

4.4

4,043

23.3

Dec-11

427 393 Campbells Prime Meat

Fresh meat, fish and delicatessen

Linlithgow

Sco

50.17

46.86

0.30

0.53

311

2.6

965

-44.8

Dec-11

428 431 Richard Irvin & Sons

Industrial services

Aberdeen

Sco

44.54

42.10

0.52

0.36

474

-6.0

1,097

53.6

Dec-11
Mar-12

426-450
426* 440 John Davidson (Pipes)

429* 406 RAGM

Frozen food/grocery wholesaler

Glasgow

Sco

48.62

41.71

0.32

0.70

32

6.7

10,000

-57.1

430 481 Atlas Cranes UK

Hydraulic machinery

Newhouse

Ger

28.89

25.43

1.89

1.17

102

-4.7

18,529

69.4

Dec-11

431* New Ramco Holdings

Pipeline care/maintenance

Aberdeen

Sco

20.50

15.36

4.74

2.31

146

16.8

32,466

75.7

Dec-11

432 469 Interflex Scotland

Breadwrap and printed film

433 463 Patersons Quarries

Quarrying; landfill; engineering

434 371 McConechy Holdings

Tyres and motor accessories

435 New Zenith Oilfield Technology

Downhole data tech. development

Dalkeith

Jap

36.25

32.33

0.99

0.66

202

-4.3

4,901

56.7

Dec-11

Coatbridge

Sco

51.54

48.27

0.20

-1.90

692

5.5

289

n/a

Nov-11

Ayr

Sco

42.30

41.90

0.57

0.99

375

-4.8

1,520

-39.5

Apr-12

Inverurie

USA

21.88

17.17

3.67

2.57

80

14.3

45,875

25.0

May-11

436 New The Dunne Group

Civil engineering

Bathgate

Sco

29.49

29.41

1.70

0.08

218

-33.7

7,798

3109.1

Oct-11

437 346 Mentholatum Co

Pharmaceuticals

East Kilbride

Jap

32.80

31.75

1.20

2.61

109

11.2

11,009

-58.7

Feb-12

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438* 364 North Sea Production Co

Offshore facility operator

Aberdeen

Den

27.96

30.20

1.85

2.35

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

439 422 Ness Motors

Motor dealer

Inverness

Sco

42.84

44.49

0.41

0.32

110

1.9

3,727

25.8

Dec-11

440 408 ScotBet

Betting offices

Loanhead

Sco

73.18

75.34

-10.33

-1.81

256

-6.2

n/a

n/a

Jul-11

441 New Luddon Construction

Construction

Glasgow

Sco

45.09

38.41

0.32

0.41

398

3.4

804

-24.5

Aug-11

442 374 Macphie of Glenbervie

Manufacture of food ingredients

443* New Caledonian Plywood Company

Timber merchant

Stonehaven

Sco

44.67

41.77

0.33

0.96

276

-2.5

1,196

-64.7

Mar-11

Glasgow

Sco

36.98

n/a

0.79

n/a

53

n/a

14,906

n/a

May-11

444 222 Muir Group

Contractor; housing; golf club

445 389 Bright Purple Resourcing

Employment and recruitment agency Edinburgh

Inverkeithing
Elgin

Sco

58.58

72.93

-1.12

2.59

292

-6.4

n/a

n/a

Feb-12

Sco

39.30

36.70

0.53

13.80

51

37.8

10,392

-97.2

Mar-12
Feb-12

446* 470 Speymalt Whisky Distributors

Scotch whisky distiller/merchant

Sco

22.30

20.40

3.00

2.35

137

3.0

21,898

23.9

447 267 Terrace Hill Group

Commercial property dev./investment Glasgow

Sco

67.77

30.75

-10.24

8.38

35

-5.4

n/a

n/a

Oct-11

448 127 Grieg Seafood Hjaltland UK

Fish wholesaler

Lerwick

Nor

57.92

71.26

-0.81

18.70

205

0.5

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

449 475 I&H Brown

Plant hire; mining; civil engineering

Perth

Sco

35.55

35.76

0.87

0.31

178

-0.6

4,888

182.2

Aug-11

450 362 Sher Brothers (Glasgow)

Clothing and textile wholesaler

Glasgow

Sco

54.54

58.65

-0.18

0.43

194

6.0

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

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OWNERSHIP PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT PREVIOUS PRESENT CHANGE% PRESENT CHANGE%

YEAR
END

451-475
451* 468 Walter Davidson & Sons

Retail chemist; vet products

Blairgowrie

Sco

33.96

32.85

0.94

0.60

283

-2.4

3,322

60.6

Jan-12

452* 398 Plexus Corp (UK)

Electronics design/manufacture

Kelso

USA

47.15

45.99

0.19

0.88

375

9.3

507

-80.2

Sep-11

453 381 G101 Off Sales

Off licences; convenience stores

Glasgow

Sco

45.17

46.22

0.22

0.69

410

9.9

537

-71.0

May-11

454* New Simpac (Holdings)

Packaging manufacture and import Glasgow

Sco

31.40

29.70

1.13

1.11

127

-1.6

8,893

3.3

Aug-11

455 473 McPherson

Bulk spirit transportation

Sco

23.88

20.75

2.39

2.22

271

14.3

8,819

-5.9

Jul-11

456 392 Scotch Frost of Glasgow

Frozen food distribution

Jun-12

Aberlour
Glasgow

Sco

48.32

49.93

0.12

0.17

128

-10.5

938

-21.1

457 New Thomas Gunn Navigation Services Marine navigation services/equip.

Aberdeen

Sco

23.94

19.87

2.26

1.10

69

4.5

32,754

96.5

Jul-11

458 New Avanteq

Westhill

Sco

34.85

26.95

0.73

0.34

24

4.3

30,417

105.8

Dec-11

Offshore personnel supplier

459* New Viridor Enviroscot

Environmental services; waste mgmt Holytown

UK

25.60

22.13

1.85

0.22

179

0.0

10,335

740.9

Mar-11

460* New Meallmore

Nursing home operator

Inverness

Sco

29.04

27.75

1.33

1.73

1,191

0.3

1,117

-23.3

Mar-12

461 402 Veitchi (Holdings)

Construction subcontractor

Rutherglen

Sco

47.08

40.73

0.12

0.85

376

-0.5

319

-85.8

Nov-11

462* New Caley Investments

Fish wholesaler; boat manager

Peterhead

Sco

37.54

33.91

0.51

0.14

95

-5.9

5,368

287.3

Dec-11

463* 478 BAM FM

Facilities management

Glasgow

NL

26.89

25.95

1.45

1.12

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

464* New Rohm & Haas (Scotland)

Modifier manufacture

Grangemouth

USA

26.64

20.64

1.51

1.87

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

465 460 Flexcon Europe

Commercial labels and tags

Glenrothes

USA

25.91

25.64

1.75

1.36

111

1.8

15,766

26.4

Sep-11

466* 435 BUPA Care Homes (Carrick)

Nursing home operator

467 New Gleneagles Hotels

Hotel operator

Glasgow

UK

20.76

20.49

3.03

3.56

750

3.2

4,040

-17.5

Dec-11

Auchterarder

UK

35.73

33.67

0.60

-0.75

858

13.3

699

n/a

Jun-11
Jun-11

468 360 Farne Salmon & Trout

Fish processing

Duns

Fr

55.05

52.35

-1.39

0.70

546

12.6

n/a

n/a

469* 312 Robertson Metals Recycling

Scrap metal processor/exporter

Inverkeithing

Sco

46.81

45.92

0.11

0.87

34

-2.9

3,235

-87.0

Jan-12

470 453 TPS Healthcare Group

Medical products; logistical services Cumbernauld

Eire

35.81

34.40

0.57

0.70

75

-1.3

7,600

-17.5

Mar-12

471* 419 IFC Holdings

Holding company for fish processor Fraserburgh

Sco

41.30

36.27

0.28

0.82

454

5.8

617

-67.7

Mar-12

472 459 HRN Tractors

Agricultural equipment

Insch

Sco

28.42

26.14

1.27

1.32

66

4.8

19,242

-8.2

Sep-11
Dec-11

473 417 Silberline

Protective coating manufacturer

Leven

USA

26.30

27.89

1.43

1.87

155

2.0

9,226

-25.0

474 425 Aquascot

Salmon farming

Alness

Sco

29.14

29.24

1.16

1.47

118

-0.8

9,831

-20.4

Jan-12

475* 497 Granfit Holdings

Bathroom equipment; shopfitter

Edinburgh

Sco

25.56

23.19

1.70

1.25

205

-4.7

8,293

42.6

Dec-11

476-500
476 New SAC Commercial

Research; education; consult. support Edinburgh

Sco

23.96

17.98

1.86

-0.14

900

0.0

2,067

n/a

Mar-11

477* 455 BHC

Steel fabricator

N Ire

32.16

19.60

0.76

1.48

229

13.4

3,319

-54.7

Mar-11

Carnwath

478* 448 Lindsay & Gilmour/Raimes Clark & Co Retail chemist

Edinburgh

Sco

27.08

25.15

1.24

1.84

142

-2.7

8,732

-30.7

Dec-11

479* New RHI Refractories UK

Clydebank

Austria

30.90

28.55

0.82

0.25

289

1.0

2,837

224.6

Dec-11
Sep-11

Ceramic valves and tubes

480 483 Rembrand Timber

Timber merchant

Dundee

Sco

29.22

28.59

1.02

0.78

169

-0.6

6,036

31.6

481 New Keltec Petroleum Services

Offshore engineering consultancy

Aberdeen

Sco

32.17

25.61

0.68

0.26

14

7.7

48,571

142.9

Jul-11

482 New Agricar

Agricultural machinery

Forfar

Sco

37.34

31.95

0.33

0.28

162

3.2

2,037

14.2

Dec-11

483 New JF Hillebrand Scotland

Transport/logistics of beverages

Glasgow

Ger

26.17

20.40

1.27

0.93

46

9.5

27,609

24.7

Dec-11

Glasgow

USA

33.67

26.38

0.51

0.86

107

9.2

4,766

-45.7

Oct-11

Turriff

Sco

27.32

28.96

1.13

0.84

39

0.0

28,974

34.5

Jul-11

Inverurie

UK

26.67

24.47

1.20

0.82

192

16.4

6,250

25.8

Sep-11

484 490 Coherent Scotland

Laser systems manufacture

485 476 Morrison Motors (Turriff)

Motor dealer

486 New Donald Russell

Meat, game and poultry supplier


Motor dealer

Inverness

Sco

43.76

44.25

-0.04

0.63

168

3.1

n/a

n/a

Dec-11

Digital document solutions

Livingston

Sco

20.56

20.66

2.52

0.32

114

-0.9

22,105

694.3

Dec-11

489 457 GS Associates (Scotland)

Commercial cleaning services

Renfrew

Sco

34.42

30.07

0.42

0.89

3,869

52.0

109

-68.9

Jul-11

490* 209 JC Peacock & Co

Salt import and distribution

Ayr

Sco

27.26

48.34

1.05

6.19

89

71.2

11,798

-90.1

Apr-12

491* 458 Ahlstrom Chirnside

Specialist materials manufacture

Duns

Fin

49.64

55.29

-2.02

-4.77

184

-12.4

n/a

n/a

Dec-11
Mar-11

492 New Hillhouse Estates

Quarrying; crops and forestry

Troon

Sco

25.39

25.87

1.35

0.59

195

-17.7

6,923

178.1

493 New Pathfinder Energy Services

Oil and gas exploration

Aberdeen

USA

23.79

27.52

1.58

2.51

123

-7.5

12,846

-31.9

Dec-11

494 472 SIBCAS (Holdings)

Flexible modular accommodation

Bathgate

Sco

21.85

22.17

2.03

1.96

262

0.8

7,748

2.8

Mar-11

Glasgow

Jun-12

495 421 Celtic

Football club management

Sco

51.34

52.56

-7.37

0.10

451

-5.2

n/a

n/a

496 New Marshall Construction

Builder and contractor

Alloa

Sco

32.40

28.84

0.43

0.23

292

7.4

1,473

74.1

Jul-11

497* New Clark Contracts

Construction; refurbish/maintenance Paisley

Sco

34.68

31.61

0.29

0.07

164

-5.7

1,768

339.8

Oct-11

498 New Sellars Agriculture

Agricultural machinery supplier

Oldmeldrum

Sco

29.32

26.51

0.69

0.54

81

11.0

8,519

15.2

Sep-11

499* 423 LHD

Fishing vessel owner; fish seller

Lerwick

Sco

26.49

24.34

0.97

2.35

48

0.0

20,208

-58.7

Sep-11

500 438 Douglas Cameron (Scotland)

Motor dealer

Perth

Sco

32.23

31.22

0.41

1.09

57

0.0

7,193

-62.4

May-11

*See notes on page 50-51

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