Kelda is an old Norse word meaning water source, and this group’s main subsidiary, Yorkshire Water, provides utility group was acquired by a consortium of investment companies comprising Citigroup, GIC, Infracapital and HSBC for more than £3 billion and was delisted from the stock market. In 2010 group chief executive Richard Flint reported turnover of £987m and debt of more than £4 billion.

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Company details
CompanyKelda Group
ActivityWater services provider
Sales £m987
Profit £m581
Year endMar 10
Principal shareholdersConsortium comprising Citigroup, GIC, RREEF Infrastructure and Infracapital

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