United Utilities Group Plc

United Utilities Group Plc

United Utilities Group Plc

Overview
Date Founded

1989

Headquarters

Haweswater House,Lingley Mere Business Park,Lingley Green Avenue, Great Sankey,Warrington, Wales WA5 3LP

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

5,388

Industries

Power & Utilities

Company Description

United Utilities holds a licence to provide water and sewage services to around seven million people in North West England. These services are carefully regulated - with the water regulator, Ofwat, reviewing our price limits every five years. To show how we put our earnings to work, between 2010-2015 we will be investing more than £3 billion to improve the water and wastewater infrastructure and the environment across the North West, covering:

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer

Chief Financial Officer

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Business Services Director

Director, Non-Regulatory Projects

Corporate Affairs Director

Director-Customer Services & People

Director-Strategy & Regulation

Chairman

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at United Utilities Group Plc

Chief Financial Officer at United Utilities Group Plc

Executive Chairman at Silixa Ltd.

Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Informa Plc

Former Marketing Director at Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd.

Former Group Chief Executive Officer at Barratt Developments Plc

Executive Director, Finance Director at Bunzl Plc

Former Strategy Director at NBNK Investments Plc

Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer at United Utilities Group Plc

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Recent Transactions
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Prudential PLC, Marlin Acquisitions Ltd. purchase Meter Fit Ltd. from United Utilities Group Plc

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Veolia Environment, Veolia Water UK Ltd. purchase United Utilities Group Plc /Non-Regulated UK Water Ops from United Utilities Group Plc

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United Utilities Group Plc purchases Tallinna Vesi AS from European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onNorth West Electricity Networks Plc purchases United Utilities Electricity Ltd. from United Utilities Group Plc

Accountant

Advised onEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United Utilities Group Plc purchase Aqua SA Bielsko-Biala from International Water Holdings BV

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Advised onUnited Utilities Group Plc purchases United Utilities Electricity Ltd.

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Advised onOak Hill Capital Management LLC, Knox Lawrence International LLC, Vertex Data Science Ltd. /Private Group, GenNx360 Capital Partners purchase Vertex Data Science Ltd. from United Utilities Group Plc

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Advised onOak Hill Capital Management LLC, Knox Lawrence International LLC, Vertex Data Science Ltd. /Private Group, GenNx360 Capital Partners purchase Vertex Data Science Ltd. from United Utilities Group Plc

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Advised onOak Hill Capital Management LLC, Knox Lawrence International LLC, Vertex Data Science Ltd. /Private Group, GenNx360 Capital Partners purchase Vertex Data Science Ltd. from United Utilities Group Plc

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills

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Partner & Managing Director, EMEA at Senn-Delaney Leadership Consulting Group LLC

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$5.34B
Total Enterprise Value
$12B
Earnings Per Share
$0.52
Revenue
$1.74B
Net Profit
$355M
EBITDA
$1.03B
EBITDAMargin
59.24%
Total Debt
$7.91B
Total Equity
$2.95B
Enterprise Value Sales
6.89x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
11.62x
TEVNet Income
33.7x
Debt TEV
0.66x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
0.3%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.19%
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