RSK Group acquires 24th business this year


RSK Group is to acquire electric vehicle (EV) charging installation services business Virtus Energy – its 24th business acquisition this year.   

Credit: RSK Group and

Founded in 2019, Virtus has offices in Keston, Bromley, and works in the domestic and commercial sectors. 

Its clients include VEV Services (part of Vitol), ABP Food Group and Motability.   

Recent projects include work for VPI Immingham, VPI Shoreham and VPI Rye House on behalf of VEV Services.   

Virtus Energy chief executive officer James Varney will continue to lead the business. 

RSK Group chief executive officer Alan Ryder said: “Virtus shares RSK’s commitment to reducing the impact of climate change. We are aligned on the need to focus on decarbonising transport, homes and buildings and investing in the evolving green economy while contributing to jobs and growth.” 

RSK now comprises more than 200 companies, employing 12,000 people.   

The Group’s annual turnover at the end of FY2023 is expected to be more than £1.2 billion.   

Ryder previously said of his company’s growth he wants to run the largest provider of “sustainable solutions” in the world, relying on the “cross-fertilisation of ideas and expertise”.      

Click here to read more about RSK’s recent growth activity.     

Image credit: RSK and Virtus Energy. 

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