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(l to r) Don Kenny, director, Carillion Business Services, Arthur Moore, chairman, Aspire Defence Ltd and Bill Utt, chairman, president and CEO, KBR at the official opening of the 2RTR barracks in Tidworth.

Aspire Defence Limited is owned by three shareholders:  KBR (45%) and funds managed by Innisfree (37.5%) and InfraRed (17.5%). Aspire Defence Capital Works (construction) and Aspire Defence Services (FM) are both 50:50 joint ventures between Carillion and KBR.


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Carillion is a leading support services company with a substantial portfolio of Public Private Partnership projects and extensive construction capabilities. The Group has annual revenue of over £5 billion, employs around 50,000 people and operates across the UK, in the Middle East, Canada and the Caribbean.

In the UK, Carillion’s principal market sectors are Defence, Education, Health, Facilities Management & Services, Rail, Roads, Building, Civil Engineering and Utilities Services.

In the Middle East, Carillion’s principal market sectors are Construction and Facilities Management. In Canada and the Caribbean, the Group’s main sectors are Health, Roads Maintenance and Construction.

Carillion’s portfolio of equity investments in Public Private Partnership projects includes projects in the UK and Canada, particularly in the Defence, Education, Health and Transport sectors.


(l to r) Arthur Moore, chairman, Aspire Defence Ltd, General Peter Everson, General Officer Commanding, Peter Smart chief executive, Aspire Defence Ltd Bill Utt, chairman, president and CEO, KBR and John McDonugh, chief executive, Carillion at the official opening of the 27 Transport Regiment  barracks in Aldershot.


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KBR is a leading global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, petrochemicals, government services and civil infrastructure sectors.

KBR provides programme and project management, contingency logistics, operations and maintenance, construction management, engineering and other services to military and civilian branches of governments and private clients worldwide.



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Innisfree is the leading infrastructure investment group in the UK sponsoring and making long term investments in PFI and PPP infrastructure projects. Innisfree has made investments in 56 projects with a capital value of £13.9 billion covering health, education, transport and defence accommodation.

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