Dignity plc


Dignity plc
Dignity plc
Type Public (LSEDTY)
Industry Funerals
Founded 1994
Headquarters Sutton Coldfield, UK
Key people Peter Hindley, Chairman
Mike McCollum, CEO
Revenue £199.1 million (2010)[1]
Operating income £61.0 million (2010)[1]
Net income £29.0 million (2010)[1]
Employees circa 2,200
Website www.dignityfunerals.co.uk

Dignity plc (LSEDTY) is the largest provider of funeral services in the United Kingdom. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

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History

The business was created in 1994 through the merger of Plantsbrook Group and Great Southern Group,[2] both of which companies had been acquired by Service Corporation International Inc earlier that year.[3] In 2002 the merged business was the subject of a management buy-out[4] by the present management from Service Corporation International Inc.[5] It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2004.[2]

Operations

The company is based in Sutton Coldfield, owns over 544 funeral homes, and operates 23 crematoriums, across the country.[6]

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