Northgate plc is an investment holding company. The Company is engaged in light commercial vehicle hire business in United Kingdom and Spain. The Company�s core business is the hire of vehicles to other businesses on a non-contract basis, It also offers a range of services and products, such as vehicle monitoring and parts procurement. The Company operating divisions include its UK and Spain. The UK division includes operations in the Republic of Ireland. As at 30 April 2012, the UK fleet of 52,900 vehicles had an average age of 21.4 months. Its UK business operates from 62 locations, servicing over 4,000 customers ranging from blue chip corporations and public sector organisations to small and medium sized enterprises and owner operators. The total fleet in Spain was 38,400 vehicles with an average age of 21.8 months. Its business in Spain operates from 23 locations with over 4,000 customers varying in size and operating in a range of sectors.