FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies

Now in its third year, this ranking of businesses by turnover growth includes disrupters riding high on the latest technological innovation, as well as the web-savvy retailers being lifted by consumer trends

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Private equity owner Cabot Square in talks about potential buyers

Ranking highlights disrupters and others expanding rapidly at the top line

The FT 1000, a list of the region’s fastest growing companies, shows founders are bullish despite headwinds

Spanish team Eibar’s rise to La Liga is a tale of management on and off the pitch

Traditional methods are not well suited to assessing private funding rounds

The German capital has re-emerged as a business hub rich in ideas, jobs and funding

Founders focus on ecommerce, but some test appetite with physical shops

Questions and answers on how the ranking is compiled