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WSP Agrees to buy RPS

Written by: Prithvi Pandya
Published on: 9 Aug 2022

Handshake © iStock  [square]Engineering consulting firm WSP has agreed with the board of RPS Group plc to purchase RPS subject to certain conditions.
The acquisition would increase WSP’s advisory and planning services, expanding its renewable energy clients and building a critical mass in the water sector. 

It would also add expertise in urban development and planning for WSP’s property and buildings business.
RPS is a global professional services firm, made up of around 5,000 consultants, designers, planners, engineers and technical specialists across approximately 100 different offices in 12 developed countries.

It is expected that the acquisition will be completed by end of the fourth quarter of 2022.

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