Global Solutions Ltd: Who, Where, How Much?

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WHO/WHERE/HOW MUCH

(Unless otherwise stated, information here is from the company website)

GSL employs 8000 staff in the UK, South Africa and Australia.

Annual turnover in 2003 was £291.5m – up 17.7% from 2002.

In 2003, 32% of revenue came from PFI contracts and 50% from PPP contracts1.

Board of Directors
Stephen Brown – Chief Executive

David Banks – Chief Operating Officer

Anders Wallin – Human Resources Director

Sandra Major – Legal Director and Company Secretary

Chris Elliot – Financial Director

Auditors: PricewaterhouseCoopers

UK address:
GSL

Head Office

Farncombe house

Broadway

Worcestershire

WR12 7LJ

England

Tel: +44 (0)1386 858585

Email:

Australia address:
Level 16

499 St Kilda Road

Melbourne Vic 3004

Postal Address:

PO Box 7190

St Kilda Road Melbourne 8004

Tel: 00 61 3 9864 4044

Fax: 00 61 3 9866 8568

Website: www.gslpl.com.au/

South Africa address:
17 Kent Road (cnr. Jan Smuts Ave)

Dunkeld Gardens

Dunkeld West, 2196

Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 341-0600

Fax.: +27 11 341-0604

E-mail:
www.gslglobal.com/network.asp 'GSL Network' has links to all GSL/Group 4 websites (including Group 4 in Azerbaijan, India and Russia) and other sites with information about 'outsourcing'.

Subsidiaries2 (100% owned unless otherwise stated)

  • GSL UK Limited (formerly Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Ltd)
  • GSL Joint Ventures Ltd (formerly Group 4 Falck Joint Ventures Ltd)
  • GSL Overseas Holdings Ltd (formerly Group 4 Falck Overseas Holdings Ltd)
  • GSL Utility Services Ltd (formerly Group 4 Falck Utility Services Ltd)
  • Accuread Ltd (51%)
  • GSL (Australia) Pty Ltd (formerly Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Pty Ltd) (Registered in Australia)
  • GSL Custodial Services Ltd (formerly Group 4 Correction Services Pty Ltd) (Registered in Australia)
  • Medical Transport Services Pty Ltd (Registered in Australia)
  • GSL Solutions (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (formerly Group 4 Correction Services SA (Pty) Ltd) (Registered in South Africa)
  • GSL Correction Services (Bloemfontein) (Pty) Ltd (formerly Group 4 Correction Services Bloemfontein SA (Pty) Ltd) (81%) (Registered in South Africa)

Joint Ventures

  • GSL Carillion Ltd (50%) (formerly Group 4 Carillion Ltd)
  • North Wiltshire Schools Ltd (50%)
  • White Horse Education Partnership Ltd (50%)
  • Education Care and Discipline Ltd (50%)
  • ECD (Cookham Wood) Ltd (50%)
  • Education Care and Discipline Three Ltd (50%)
  • ECD (Onley) Ltd (50%)
  • GSL Carillion (Fazakerly) Ltd (50%) (formerly Group 4 Carillion (Fazakerly) Ltd)
  • Fazakerly Prison Services Ltd (50%)
  • GSL Carillion (Onley) Ltd (50%) (formerly Group 4 Carillion (Onley) Ltd
  • Onley Prison Services Ltd (50%)
  • Accommodation Services (Holdings) Ltd (40%)
  • Integrated Accommodation Services Plc (40%)
  • UK Court Services (Manchester) Holdings Ltd (33%)
  • UK Court Services (Manchester) Ltd (33%)
  • Albion Healthcare (Oxford) Holdings Ltd (25%)
  • Albion Healthcare (Oxford) Ltd (25%)
  • ast London Lift Investments Ltd (50%)
  • East London Lift Company Ltd (30%)
  • East London Lift Accommodation Services Ltd (30%)
  • Australian Correction Facilities Pty Ltd (50%) (Registered in Australia)
  • Bloemfontein Correctional Contracts (Pty) Ltd (20%) (Registered in South Africa)

Companies GSL describes as Partners are listed on www.gslglobal.com/about_gsl/partners.asp . They include, among others, Carillion, the construction company formally known as Tarmac; Aramark, which manages catering in prisons and detention centres3; and the Home Office.

GSL is wholly owned by Englefield Investment and Electra Partners Europe.

Englefield Investment

Michelin House

81 Fulham Road

London

SW3 6RD

Tel: +44 (0)207 5914200

Fax: +44 (0)207 5914222

www.englefieldcapital.com/
Electra

London Office

Electra Partners Europe Ltd

65 Kingsway

London

WC2B 6QT

England

Tel

+44(0)20 7831 6464

Fax

+44(0)20 7404 5388

Paris Office

Electra Partners Europe S.A.

31, rue de Lisbonne

75008 Paris

France

Tel

+33 1 53 83 79 10

Fax

+33 1 53 83 79 20

Frankfurt Office

Electra Europe GmbH & Co. KG

An der Hauptwache 5

60313 Frankfurt am Main

Germany

Tel

+49(0)69 299 236 0

Fax

+49(0)69 299 236 99

www.electraeurope.com/

References
1. 2003 annual report, p.32.

2. Information from 2003 annual report.

3. For an article about Aramark's monopoly in prisons, see http://libcom.org/hosted/caps/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=419.