Taking power from the National Grid and supplying it to about 2.4m buildings, Electricity North West owns, operates and maintains the electricity distribution network in northwest England. The company was bought by infrastructure funds for £1.8 billion in 2007 and now has plans to invest £1.4 billion in its network by 2015. Its chief executive is Steve Johnson.

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Company details
CompanyElectricity North West
ActivityElectricity supplier
Sales £m404.6
Operating profit £m189.4
Main shareholdersCommonwealth Bank of Australia, JP Morgan Infrastructure Investments

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