The Scottish entrepreneur behind one of Britain’s fastest-growing energy companies could be in line for a £175m payday after putting his business up for sale. Jim Clarke, founder of renewable power specialist Clarke Energy, has hired KPMG to find new investors next month, City sources said. Clarke is considering selling his majority stake, with private equity backer ECI weighing its options. The company employs more than 1,000 people in 17 countries. It sells clean-energy generators to sites including Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals and the Shard in London.
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