Ashtead Group plc

Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

Founded: 1947

Employees: 21,033

CEO: Mr. Brendan Horgan

LSE: AHT -0.54%

Market Cap

£23.23 Billion

GBP as of Jan. 1, 2024

US$29.57 Billion

Market Cap History

Company Description

Ashtead Group PLC is an international equipment rental company. Operating under the trading name Sunbelt Rentals through more than 840 stores across the United States, 70 in Canada, and 180 stores across the United Kingdom, it offers a wide range of construction and industrial equipment for rent.

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Detailed Description

Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the construction, industrial, and general equipment rental business in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It offers range of products and services, such as general tools, air compressors and accessories, compaction and earth moving, climate control services, power and HVAC, pump solutions, remediation and restoration, flooring solutions, and lighting and grip. The company also provides power generation, heating, cooling, scaffolding, traffic management, temporary flooring, trench shoring, and lifting services. It offers its products and services for facilities maintenance and municipalities, such as office complexes, apartment complexes, government, hospitals, data centers, parks and recreation departments, schools and universities, shopping centers, pavement/kerb repairs, and golf course maintenance; construction of airports, highways and bridges, office buildings, data centers, schools and universities, shopping centers, residential, and remodeling; emergency response for fire, hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, winter, storms, residential emergencies, covid-19, alternative care facilities, points of distribution, and mobile testing facilities; and entertainment and special events, including national events, concerts, sporting events, film/TV production, theme parks, festivals farmers' markets, local 5k runs, and cycle races. The company operates 861 stores in the United States, 77 stores in Canada, and 188 stores in the United Kingdom under the Sunbelt Rentals brand. Ashtead Group plc was founded in 1947 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Stocks & Indices

Ashtead Group plc has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: LSE: AHT wb_incandescent

Stock: FSX: 0LC wb_incandescent

Stock: FSX: 0LCA wb_incandescent

Stock: OTC: ASHTF wb_incandescent

Key People

Paul Walker (chair­person)  Brendan Horgan (CEO)


Revenue: £4,472.6 million (2021)

Operating income: £1,196.8 million (2021)

Net income: £697.4 million (2021)



100 Cheapside

London, EC2V 6DT

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 20 7726 9700