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EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc 

EKF Diagnostics is a global medical manufacturer of point-of-care (POCT) devices and tests for hemoglobin, glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), glucose and lactate.

The group has a long history in point-of-care testing and clinical chemistry reagent manufacture at its plants in Germany and the USA and are proud of their hard earned reputation for products that are easy to use, reliable and precise.


Gear4Music Holdings plc 

Gear4music is the largest retailer of musical instruments and music equipment in the UK. The group operates from a Head Office in York with showrooms and distribution centres in York, Sweden, and Germany.

Gear4music sells own-brand musical instruments and music equipment alongside well-known premium brands including Fender, Yamaha and Roland, to customers ranging from beginners, to musical enthusiasts and professionals. The group has been selling into Europe since 2012 and in 2017 started shipping outside of Europe.


Team17 Group plc 

Team17 is a leading video games label and creative partner for independent developers. The group is focused on premium, rather than free to play games, and creates and publishes titles for the PC, console, mobile, and tablet gaming markets.

Since foundation in 1990, Team17 has launched over 100 games, including the iconic Worms, Overcooked and Escapists franchises, as well as Yooka-Laylee, Yoku’s Island Express, My Time at Portia, Hell Let Loose and Blasphemous, making Team17 one of the most prolific developers and partners of games for the indie market.


Tristel plc 

Tristel is a manufacturer of infection control, contamination control and hygiene products.  It is one of only a few businesses worldwide that specialises in infection prevention.

The group has four principal activities; Medical instrument disinfection under the Tristel brand; Hospital surface disinfection under the Cache brand; Cleanroom, pharma and lab hygiene under the Crystel brand; and infection prevention in animal healthcare under the Anistel brand.