InvoCare Ltd. (InvoCare) is an Australian public company with funeral interests in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. InvoCare employs about 1,800 people worldwide and currently has a turnover of about $400 million annually. InvoCare Limited was established in 2001 as part of the liquidation of the International Service Company which sold an 80% stake in the Australian Funeral Division to a consortium led by Macquarie Bank. In 2003 InvoCare Limited was floated on the Australian Securities Exchange. InvoCare owns and operates a number of funeral service brands in the Australian and New Zealand markets and operates more than 270 funeral homes and 16 cemeteries and crematoriums in their network. in Australia, InvoCare owns three national brands - white lady funerals, simplicity funerals and the value of cremation that make up nearly 120 locations and mobile services. In addition to these brands, InvoCare also has more than 40 regional brands including Le Pine Funerals in Victoria (Australia), Guardian Funerals in New South Wales, Purslow and Chipper funerals in Western Australia, and George Hartnett Metropolitan funerals in Queensland. in New Zealand, InvoCare owns approximately 35 funeral homes. New Zealand brands include funeral directors Jay and Hackton in Upper and Lower Hutt, Elliot's funeral services at Plenty Bay, funeral fountains for managers and counselors in South Auckland, Lichgate funeral homes in Wellington, and Resthaven funeral services in Auckland.