Guinness Peat Group plc is an investment holding company with a diversified range of strategic interests in a number of businesses, mainly in Europe and Australasia.

GPG is listed on the London, Australian and New Zealand Stock Exchanges. As at 31 December 2007, it had a market capitalisation of approximately £854 million. Shareholders’ Funds at the same date were £951 million. GPG’s successful track record spans investments in various sectors including financial services, thread manufacture, foodstuff manufacture and building services. GPG’s investment portfolio covers a spread of investments and is widely diversified both geographically and sectorially.

GPG has a small but experienced group of prudent and professional executives operating with strong teamwork and close communication, which has been a proven formula for achieving steady growth in the value of shareholders’ funds.