Energy industry consultant Ichron sold for £12.5m

ICHRON, a Cheshire firm that provides analytical services to the oil and gas sector, has been bought for £12.5m.

The firm, based on the Gadbrook Business Centre in Northwich, has been sold by four shareholders to Oxfordshire-based environmental consultancy RPS Group in a cash deal.

Established in 1995, Ichron was owned by Stuart Gowland, Andrew Taylor, Nicholas Holmes and Andrew Alderson who have all chosen to stay on.

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