Anglian Water serves more than 6m customers in the east of England and Hartlepool. Based in Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, it also owns a commercial and residential property company. The group employs more than 4,000 people, and was taken private for £2.3bn in 2006 by Osprey Acquisitions, a consortium that includes Canadian and Australian pension funds alongside private-equity house 3i. Chief executive Peter Simpson, 49, oversaw 2015 sales of £1.3bn.

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Company details
CompanyAnglian Water Group
ActivityWater services provider
Sales £m1,273
Profit £m718
Year endMar 15
Principal shareholdersCPPIB (33%), CFSGAM (32%), IFM Investors (20%), 3i (15%)

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