Anglian Water serves more than 6m customers in the biggest geographical region of any water utility in England and Wales, stretching from the Humber to the Thames estuary. The Cambridgeshire company is part of a group that also owns firms specialising in commercial property and the maintenance of social housing. Sales of £1.4 billion and debt of more than £6 billion were reported in 2011 under managing director Peter Simpson.

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Company details
CompanyAnglian Water Group
ActivityWater services provider
Sales £m1,412
Profit £m696
Year endMar 11
Principal shareholdersCPPIB (33%), CFSGAM (32%), IFM (20%), 3i Group (15%)

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