Engineer strengthens its property and nuclear businesses with two acquisitions

Scott Wilson has spent more than £30m on two acquisitions which will strengthen its property and nuclear businesses.

The engineer paid a combined £30.2m for Cameron Taylor Group and DGP International.

Cameron Taylor enhances Scott Wilson’ expertise in the property sector while the DGP adds skills in the field of nuclear, petrochemical and pharmaceuticals market as well waste management.

Scott Wilson has made five acquisitions this year since it floated on the London Stock Exchange in March.

Geoff French, executive chairman of Scott Wilson, said: “At the time of our flotation, the board set out a clear strategy for achieving sustained growth, both organic and by acquisition, in revenue, margins and shareholder returns by building on the group's position as one of the leading international engineering consultancies. Today's announcement highlights further significant progress in delivering complementary acquisitive growth to the Group.”