John Laing

John Laing is a specialist owner, operator and manager of public-sector infrastructure assets in Britain and internationally. The group has delivered 69 privately financed infrastructure schemes for the public sector, ranging from a scheme to regenerate important sites in Croydon town centre, to the Second Severn Crossing between England and Wales as well as a range of hospital, school and large road projects in Britain and Europe. John Laing was taken private in December 2006 in a £1.1 billion deal led by chief executive Adrian Ewer and backed by Henderson Equity Partners. The group reported sales of £872m and debt of £1.2 billion in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank52
CompanyJohn Laing
ActivityInfrastructure investor and manager
LocationCentral London
Sales £m872
Profit £m4
Year endDec 09
Principal shareholdersFunds managed by Henderson Equity Partners
Staff1,110
Founded1977
Websitewww.laing.com

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