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Investment case

We offer a broad range of innovative services across the whole life-cycle of our clients’ assets, through the delivery of integrated consultancy, technology, asset optimisation and complex delivery services.

Aligned to growing market opportunities

  • Focus on markets with increasing committed spend underpinned by regulation, legislation or strategic national needs.
  • Sustainable market growth driven by technological, demographic and environmental change.
  • Strategic, long-term relationships with blue-chip clients who trust us to deliver on our promises.

Positioned to meet our clients’ needs

  • Our Leading Edge strategy is driving close alignment of our services to meet changing client needs.
  • Integrated range of innovative services across whole life cycle of infrastructure assets.
  • Accelerated deployment of digitally enabled higher margin services.
  • Investment in dedicated digital technology centre developing pioneering innovations.

Our people

  • Focused, experienced management team driving Leading Edge strategy implementation.
  • Broadening mix of skills and diversity across our workforce, including 33 disciplines in consultancy and digital technology.
  • Attracting and developing industry-leading talent, bringing a fresh perspective to our clients’ challenges.
  • 22 PhDs who collaborate with our projects to provide insight and innovation.

Financial strength

  • Positive net cash position.
  • Positioned for growth with strong momentum in new orders and £4.2 billion order book.
  • Strengthening the balance sheet with planned underwritten equity raise enabling the Group to capitalise on the growing infrastructure market opportunities.

Responsible business

  • Responsible business priorities aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Committed to:
    o creating a greener future
    o ensuring Costain is a safe, inclusive and great place to work, where everyone can be at their best
    o enhancing the value that Costain contributes to society.
  • Robust corporate governance and risk management processes.


Our purpose