Derby project management firm swoops for international group

Derby-based international engineering, digital services and project management company Assystem has swooped for project management and controls group LogiKal, which operates in UK and Asia-Pacific markets.

LogiKal turns over around £15m a year – 65% of which is in the UK. This deal will bring over 100 project management professionals into the Assystem Group.

Both firms are work on projects such as the UK’s high speed rail route (HS2), Lower Thames Crossing and National Grid. Internationally LogiKal also brings experience from major projects including the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) in Hong Kong and the Sydney Metro.

Christian Jeanneau, Assystem’s senior vice-president – digital said: “Assystem’s ambition is to accelerate the convergence of engineering and project management through digital. By bringing LogiKal into the Assystem corporate family we are taking a step further towards achieving this.”

Simon Barber, Assystem’s UK managing director said: “We are delighted to welcome LogiKal into the Assystem family and to be strengthening our comprehensive Project Management Office and wider digital services with a community of experts who are passionate about supporting the delivery of the low-carbon projects that are key to Britain’s energy transition.”

Bryn Lockett, LogiKal’s CEO said: “Joining Assystem on its mission to support the drive to net zero will provide many opportunities to get involved in a range of exciting energy projects in the UK and around the world, as well as enhancing our well-established offer to the rail and infrastructure sectors.”

Photo shows: Bottom row (L-R) Bryn Lockett CEO LogiKal, Simon Barber UK managing firector Assystem. Top Row (L-R) Tom Kent UK managing director LogiKal, Christian Jeanneau senior vice-president of Digital Assystem, Kevin Corcoran senior business unit director Assystem UK

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