Many Yorkshire businesses have thrived during 2015. Here we celebrate some of the people who should be toasting a successful year.
Teasdale’s Premier Technical Services Group, the newly floated and acquisitive building services group, has continued its expansion drive.
The Edwards family
They sold a stake in their discount retailer, Poundworld, to TPG, one of the world’s biggest buyout firms, leading to an impressive windfall.
The finance director at Card Factory - which was one of the best performing IPOs - cashed in on shares worth millions.
The former miner turned multi-millionaire saw his Clipper Group going from strength to strength and being one of the stock market’s best performers.
She has transformed the fortunes of Wakefield-based retailer Bonmarche, whose revenue has risen sharply.
Oversaw the £550m sale of Stokesley-based Quorn Foods to the Philippine consumer goods firm Monde Nissin.
Led the £800m management buyout of Leeds-based Sky Betting and Gaming with the backing of private equity giant CVC Capital Partners.