Construction Testing Solutions’ Acquisition Of Silkstone Environmental Limited

Browne Jacobson advised Construction Testing Solutions on the deal.

This acquisition is part of CTS’s ambitions to further grow its offering in the environmental, landfill, quarry monitoring and permit planning arenas.

CTS are a leading provider of construction consulting and testing services and have headquarters in Leicester and a nationwide network of 16 laboratories and offices. CTS supports all sectors of the construction market including residential, commercial, rail, road, airports, tunnelling, mining, and utilities as well as brownfield regeneration.

Planning consultancy and environmental monitoring business, Silkstone Environmental was set up in 2000 and is headquartered in Sheffield. The business specialises in advising the construction industry (which includes mines and quarries, waste management, new builds, commercial builds, and civil engineering) on minerals and waste management planning and permitting, site investigation, environmental monitoring and surveying.

The transaction was led by Browne Jacobson’s private equity partner Gareth Davies (Picture), alongside Manchester based private equity senior associate Ryan Brown.

Involved fees earner: Ryan Brown – Browne Jacobson; Gareth Davies – Browne Jacobson;

Law Firms: Browne Jacobson;

Clients: Construction Testing Solutions;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler