I've been training mainly IT companies for over 25 years, mostly in partnership with Martin Banks. I thought it might be interesting to find out where all these companies are now,
After a lot of digging, I found out that about 20 percent are more or less untraceable - either out of business or fragmented and buried deep in multiple owners. About half are still 'themselves' and the remainder are now part of other organisations.
Here are a couple of charts which might interest you:
The chart below shows which companies have been absorbing other clients.
. If you want to find out more, ownership details and website links are on my website.