Property and construction consultants DBK Partners Ltd has been acquired by RPS Group PLC, an international, multidisciplinary UK quoted consultancy that employs more than 5,000 staff across 125 countries.
The agreement means that DBK becomes the first Project and Cost Management Consultancy to join the group in the UK. The DBK team will join RPS' BNE business and spearhead the growth of the new business stream in the UK as part of the RPS expansion strategy.
DBK currently employs over 120 people across four offices.
Tim Downing, Duncan Berry & Steve Kelly, Managing Directors of DBK said: “DBK has enjoyed an incredible decade of growth and employs an extremely talented and enthusiastic workforce."
We pride ourselves on our long established client relationships and also successfully attracting new clients from new sectors to our portfolio. We have identified a substantial pipeline of opportunity with RPS and we are in a great strategic position to continue to expand."
Trevor M Hoyle, CEO of Built & Natural Environment – Europe at RPS said: “One of our key strategic objectives is to extend our range of services and geographical cover by bringing high quality, specialist companies into the Group and supporting them to achieve further expansion.
DBK supports that objective and has demonstrated consistent growth over the years. It has great potential to progress to the next level as part of RPS and we are delighted that we can provide the support that will enable it to do so.”