Benchmark International is delighted to announce the acquisition of Liverpool-based Notus by Warrington-based British Engineering Services.
Notus is an engineering consultancy specialising in the delivery of heavy lift and transport consultancy services, lifting assurance, and the planning and execution of lifting operations. Services are delivered across the energy, rail, defence, and construction sectors throughout the UK and Europe.
For over 160 years British Engineering Services has been engaged in the testing, inspection, and certification of industrial machinery via its highly skilled engineer surveyors and engineering consultants. The British Engineering Services Group team has grown considerably due to ongoing recruitment activity and acquisitions and now consists of almost 1,000 people.
The acquisition is British Engineering Services' seventh since 2019 and the second conducted via Benchmark International in the last two months.
James Mohammed, managing director for Notus, said: "This is a great move all round. For Notus, it gives us additional growth opportunities that we may not have otherwise had. We're really looking forward to being a part of the British Engineering Services Group and supporting ongoing growth over the coming months and years."
Dave Vaughan, managing director for Testing and UK RTI at British Engineering Services, commented: "This is another great acquisition for the British Engineering Services Group. We've talked a lot about our growth plans over recent years and it’s important to us that we're expanding our business in the right areas and with the right people.
"Notus Heavy Lift Solutions is another brilliant company, and their specialist services will continue to set us aside from others in our industry.”
The sellers were advised by Benchmark International as lead adviser, and Napthens as lawyer.
Europe: Michael Lawrie at +44 (0) 161 359 4400 / Lawrie@BenchmarkIntl.com
Americas: Sam Smoot at +1 (813) 898 2350 / Smoot@BenchmarkIntl.com
Africa: Anthony McCardle at +27 21 300 2055 / McCardle@BenchmarkIntl.com
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