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UGL History Timeline

We can trace our heritage back over 220 years.

The many businesses that have become part of the UGL Group since 1970 have contributed to our rich heritage and shaped our global business we have become today. Whilst we have come a long way from our humble beginnings, the commitment of our people to our clients, the quality of the services we deliver and our spirit of innovation and integrity remain constant and ongoing features of our company.

1970

The company is founded as a resources construction business based in Western Australia.

1988

The company changes its name to United Construction Group.

1994

United Construction Group lists on the Australian Stock Exchange.

1998

United Group acquires Kilpatrick Green, a divesified engineering, construction and facilties management company.

1997

The company changes its name to United Group Limited.

1999

United Group acquires rail specialist Goninan.

2002

United Group acquires KFPW, a property and procurement business process outsourcing company.

2004

United Group expands into New Zealand; merges KFPW with Kilpatrick Green's facilities management business.

2004

United Group acquires Thames Water Projects Asia.

2005

United Group acquires Alstom Australia and New Zealand.

2005

United Group acquires Singapore based Premas International expanding into 16 major cities in Asia.

2006

United Group acquires Steelplan fabrication company in Western Australia.

2006

United Group acquires Chicago based corporate real estate business Equis Corporation, establishing a presence throughout the United States and India.

2007

United Group acquires Boston based facilities services company Unicco, adding 20,000 employees in North America.

2009

United Group Changes its name and brand to UGL.

2011

UGL acquires trading operations of United Kingdom-based DTZ Holdings plc. expanding globally to 52 countries, and creating a truly global property services platform.

2012

UGL Services and DTZ united under a single global brand
'DTZ, a UGL company'.

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