Mears Group PLC acts as a holding company. Its principal activities are the provision of a range of outsourced services to the public and private sectors. During the year ended December 31, 2007, the Company operated four business segments: Social Housing, Domiciliary Care, Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) and Vehicle Distribution. All of its activities are carried out within the United Kingdom. In April 2007, the Company acquired Careforce Group plc. In July 2007, three additional bolt-on Care acquisitions was completed. In September 2007, the Company acquired Social Housing contracts from Makers UK Limited. In July 2008, the Company disposed of UFD, its vehicle distribution division. In January 2009, the Company acquired 3C from Caley Ltd.