Altran UK has announced the acquisition of risk management consultancy IJS Consultants. As part of the deal, IJS Consultants’ expertise will be incorporated into Altran’s Intelligent Systems division, boosting its nuclear sector offering.
IJS Consultants is an in 2003 established specialist nuclear safety and environmental and risk management consulting firm. The firm offers its clients throughout the UK’s civil and defence nuclear markets consultancy services and solutions, ranging from full project management to detailed assessment and verification. IJS Consultants has its headquarters in Manchester, with additional offices in Glasgow, Penrith and Reading.
In line with its ambition to boost its skillset and strengthen its offering to the nuclear sector, high-tech engineering consulting firm Altran UK decided to buy IJS Consultants, adding its expertise to its Intelligent Systems division.
Commenting on the deal, Mike Simms, Chief Executive Officer of Altran UK, says: “We’re delighted to confirm the acquisition of IJS Consultants. Their expertise will enrich our nuclear sector offering, enhancing our capability at a critical time in the nuclear industry. We look forward to welcoming this team of highly-skilled experts into the Altran Group.”
Jim Grace, Director and Co-Founder of IJS Consultants, adds: “The acquisition represented an excellent opportunity for all parties, not least for the IJS personnel, providing the structure and framework to deliver services on a national and global level. The nuclear industry holds many exciting opportunities for the Altran Group; IJS Consultants’ expertise will complement Altran’s skillset and strengthen the Group’s offering to the industry.”