M Group Services Aquires PMP Utilities to broaden its services offering

Press Release: 15th March 2018

M Group Services (“the Company”), a £1bn turnover business that is a leading provider of services to regulated infrastructure markets in the UK including utilities, transport, telecom and data, today announced the acquisition of PMP Utilities (“PMP”).
PMP is the fifth acquisition made by the Company in 15 months. It further enhances the range of complementary specialist essential infrastructure services that M Group Services businesses are able to deliver to clients in the UK and Ireland.
PMP operates in complex, challenging confined spaces and ‘at height’ locations. It delivers mechanical engineering support, asset surveys, innovative pipeline leakage repair and emergency & rescue standby operations. By using various methodologies including rope access and no-dig repair technologies, PMP provides value engineering solutions to its clients across a broad range of infrastructure markets including water, power generation, gas and transport.
M Group Services Chief Executive Jim Arnold commented: “M Group Services is focused on achieving profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions that broaden our scope of expertise. The acquisition of PMP fits with that acquisition strategy perfectly. Its specialist services and expertise will enable M Group Services businesses to offer enhanced capabilities to their respective clients. We are delighted to welcome PMP to the M Group Services family.”
PMP Managing Director Stephen Taylor commented: “Our acquisition by M Group Services signals the next exciting phase of our continuing growth. We are now ideally positioned to benefit from the diverse range of new opportunities that becoming part of a broader infrastructure service provider group will bring and we look forward to working alongside the other M Group Services businesses.”
Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
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Paul Gilbert
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M Group Services is a leading service provider to the regulated infrastructure markets in the UK, including utilities, transport, telecom, and data capture. The Company operates through its subsidiaries that include Morrison Utility Services, Morrison Data Services, Dyer & Butler, Magdalene and M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions.
Founded in 1983, PMP provides specialist confined space and ’at height’ services, to the utilities, process industries and the public sector. PMP is the UK’s sole supplier and installer of the AMEX-10® Pipe Joint Repair System for internal repair of leaking pipeline joints. PMP have unrivalled experience in providing engineering solutions in challenging working environments and offers emergency response and specialist training services.