|Type||Public (LSE: HLCL)|
|Key people||Nigel McNair Scott, Chairman
Michael Slade, CEO
|Revenue||£53.0 million (2012)|
The Company was formed in July 1919 to make and sell reinforcing steel for the construction industry and was originally known as The Helical Bar and Engineering Company Limited. The sale of the steel reinforcement business to its management at the end of 1986 enabled Helical Bar to diversify into a property development and investment company.
The Group is organised into two activities:
As at 31 March 2012 its share of its investment portfolio was valued at £374.4m and its development and trading portfolio was valued at £178m.