Hunting plc (LSE: HTG) is a leading British-based supplier to the oil and gas industry.

Some 27% of the business is owned by the Hunting family.

It is headquartered in London and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

The business was founded by Charles Hunting, a veterinary surgeon, in 1874 as a shipping business.

The business, originally known as Hunting & Pattison, was managed by the founder's son, Charles Samuel Hunting, and comprised two sailing ships, the Genii and the Sylvia.

Source: Wikipedia