Ashtead Group Plc (LON: AHT) is a British multinational equipment hiring company with headquarters in London, United Kingdom. The company rents a variety of construction and industrial equipment for a myriad of applications to a wide range of customers. The company's principal subsidiary is Sunbelt rentals, which operates across 600 locations in the United States and Canada and brings in nearly 80 per cent of its revenues. The company operations in the United Kingdom is spread over 185 locations having multiple divisions which bring in the rest of its revenues. The company's business model includes buying a variety of equipment from leading manufacturers and renting it on a short-term basis to customers through the company's platform. Presently, the company has an employee base of 12,635 in the US, 932 in Canada and 3,778 in the UK. The shares of the company are listed for trading on the London Stock Exchange. There they trade with the ticker name JE. In the main market segment. The shares of Ashtead Group Plc also form part of the FTSE 100 index.