The rapid expansion of RSK Group continues


The rapid expansion of RSK Group continues apace with yet another acquisition – now its eleventh since January. 

RSK Group
Credit: RSK Group.

It just acquired CX Group, a group of three specialist companies working in the energy sector. 

CX Energy, Certus Utility Consulting, and CX Utilities, in Essex, provide consultancy, design and build, civils, construction, and management services to electrical infrastructure projects. 

Previous clients include Equans, Graham Construction, Marfleet & Blyth, the NHS, Shell, BP, and Instavolt. 

The companies’ managing directors, Paul Hardy, Daniel Cohen, and Keir Spiller will continue to lead the businesses. 

Prior to this, RSK acquired Calibrate Energy Engineering, a provider of commercial heating and chilling systems, based near Bamburgh, Northumberland.  

Before that, RSK announced the acquisition of Hawkins Electrical, an electrical service firm based in Lincolnshire, Southern Ecological Solutions (SES), an Essex-based ecological, arboriculture and landscape design consultancy, and geotechnical specialist 4AP-Geoteknik in Hadsten, Denmark.    

In the last three months or so, RSK also added to its ever-growing portfolio of companies, temporary site service company WysePower, market research agency BMG Research, marine geoscience consultancy Hydrofix, tree and vegetation management firm Treefellers Ltd, mineral exploration and ground investigation contractor Irish Drilling Limited, and technical facilities management and energy solutions firm Richard Irvin FM.      

RSK CEO Alan Ryder recently told the FT he wants to run the largest provider of “sustainable solutions” in the world, relying on the “cross-fertilisation of ideas and expertise”.    

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