Carillion’s Eaga deal lifts group

SUPPORT services provider Carillion, said yesterday that it was on track to deliver substantial growth in 2012, helped by the £306.5m acquisition of energy-saving firm Eaga and an increase in government sector outsourcing.

In its third-quarter update, the FTSE-250 group said it had won work worth up to £670m since the half-year and reiterated its aim to double revenue in the Middle East and Canada to £1bn in the next three to five years.