EG Group
Retailer
Founded in the UK in 2001 by two brothers of Indian descent, who still own 25% each, with private equity firm TDR Capital owning the other 50%. One of the UK's largest private companies. Operates petrol stations in Europe and the United States, and entered the Australian market in 2019 after buying 540 fuel convenience sites from Woolworths.

Overall

Owned UK
Rating D
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Company Ownership

EG Group Ltd
UK
TDR Capital LLP
owns 50% of EG Group Ltd
UK
Private equity firm

Company Assessment

EG Group Ltd
Information
Europlast (Blackburn) Ltd, a company co-owned by this company's owners was fined for "appalling" safety breaches, a BBC investigation has found. A worker lost four fingers in 2015, weeks after the brothers resigned as directors. Europlast (Blackburn) Ltd showed "a total lack of care about the safety of its employees", according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Europlast (Blackburn) Ltd was prosecuted and pleaded guilty to this incident in 2017, paying a fine of 60,000 GBP.
This company has corporate governance claims on its website, mainly in the area of compliance with the UK Modern Slavery Act.
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
The 2021 Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report ranks global food companies on how they are managing and reporting their farm animal welfare policies and practices. This company appeared in tier 4, "Making progress on implementation", with tier 1 being the best, and tier 6 the worst.
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
TDR Capital LLP
Criticism
This company is a major investor in Stonegate Pub Company, UK's largest pub operator, whose operations include gambling facilities.
Information
This company has responsible investing claims on its website. "We are committed to continually improving all aspects of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance within our own firm and at our portfolio companies."
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.

Company Details

Type:
Private company
Employees:
30,000 (2018)
Subsidiaries:
Euro Garages Australia Pty Ltd
Petrol stations
In April 2019, Woolworths sold its 540 service stations to the EG Group for $1.72 billion. Since the sale, Woolworths-branded service stations have been progressively rebranded into EG stations.

Contact Details

Address:
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Website:
www.eurogarages.com

Products / Brands

EG Australia / Ampol (fuel supplier)