Keller Group

Keller Group plc
Public (LSE: KLR)
Industry Ground engineering
Founded 1950s
Headquarters London, UK
Key people
Peter Hill, Chairman
Alain Michaelis, CEO
Revenue £1,562.4 million (2015)[1]
£103.4 million (2015)[1]
£26.3 million (2015)[1]
Number of employees
  • Steady10,000 (2015)

Keller Group plc (LSE: KLR) is a major British-based ground engineering company. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Keller has 10,000 employees in 40 countries.[2]


The company was established in the 1950s as the ground engineering division of GKN plc.[3] In 1960, it expanded into a stand-alone piling and ground improvement company. In 1975 it acquired the German company Johann Keller and took on that name.[3] In 1984 Keller bought Hayward Baker Inc., a US ground engineering business.[3] In 1990 it was the subject of a management buy-out from GKN plc supported by Candover.[3] It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1994.[3] The Company had a social housing division until 2007 when it was sold for nominal consideration.[4] In 2015, Keller had grown to be around a 10,000 employee company with staff in more than 40 countries.[5]


Keller operates under different brand names in different parts of the world. Brand names used include:



  1. 1 2 3 "Annual Report 2015" (PDF). Keller Group. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  2. "Keller at a glance". Retrieved 2016-08-12.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 Keller History
  4. "Keller sells social housing business to Mears". Building. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  5. "Keller History". Retrieved 2016-08-12.
  6. Keller Brands

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