February 25, 2017 10:32 PM ET

Construction and Engineering

Company Overview of Laing ORourke Corporation Limited

Company Overview

Laing O'Rourke Corporation Limited operates as an engineering and construction company worldwide. The company offers engineering and construction services to residential, commercial, mixed-use, school, hospital, water, transport, oil and gas, mining and materials handling, and power sectors. It also provides building and refurbishment services, including buildability studies, design for manufacture and assembly service, remediation and enabling works, logistics management, integrated construction delivery, building technologies installation and testing, and building projects commissioning services, as well as constructs residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. In addition, the comp...

Bridge Place 1 & 2

Anchor Boulevard


Dartford,  DA2 6SN

United Kingdom

15,234 Employees


44 13 2229 6200


44 13 2229 6262

Key Executives for Laing ORourke Corporation Limited

Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer
Age: 69
Group Finance Director and Director
Chief Officer of Investments & Corporate Finance, Group Investment Director and Chairman of Investment Committee
Managing Director of Integrated Solutions
Managing Director of India Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Laing ORourke Corporation Limited Key Developments

Laing ORourke Reportedly May Withdraw From Sale Process Of Its Australian Operations

Speculation is mounting that Laing ORourke Corporation Limited could be about to withdraw its Australian operations from sale, with suggestions that the sales process for the business has not attracted any bids at the $1 billion level the parent company was hoping to secure. Ferrovial, S.A. (BME:FER) is known to be a keen buyer, as revealed by DataRoom, it is now unclear whether Ferrovial has even launched a serious bid and moved into the second round. Other European bidders such as Bouygues SA (ENXTPA:EN), VINCI S.A. (ENXTPA:DG) and Acciona, S.A. (BME:ANA) are believed to have walked away, while local groups have shown -little interest.

Laing O'Rourke Appoints John Wilkinson as its New UK Infrastructure Managing Director

Laing O'Rourke has announced the appointment of John Wilkinson as the firm's new UK infrastructure managing director. He replaces Gary Wells, who left the firm late last year 2015. Wilkinson has over 25 years experience covering all aspects of civil engineering, building and support services. Most recently he was managing director of Kier's UK services division.

Suitors Eye Laing ORourke's Australian Arm; Deal Expected In April

The sale of Laing ORourke Corporation Limited’s Australian arm could be wrapped up by April, 2016. Street Talk reported that understands Ferrovial, S.A. (BME:FER) has engaged Deutsche Bank as an adviser as it considers a bid for the unit. Bouygues SA (ENXTPA:EN), Samsung C&T Corporation (KOSE:A028260) are also in race, according to sources.

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