Newcastle engineering firm Patrick Parsons acquire Manchester-based BCM26/05/2017
Manchester building services design firm BCM has been acquired by multi-disciplinary consulting engineers Patrick Parsons.
Newcastle-headquartered Patrick Parsons said the deal forms part of a wider strategy to increase its presence in the North West.
BCM was founded in 2002 and focuses on sustainability and low-cost, low-carbon building services for both the public and private sectors.
Brian Morris, BCM’s managing director and founder, said of the transaction: “After 15 successful years I am delighted to announce this fantastic opportunity for BCM.
“United by a common business culture, our alliance with Patrick Parsons will enhance our offer and enable future growth and performance, extending our coverage nationally and internationally.”
Patrick Parsons MD Peter Stienlet commented: “We’re delighted to welcome BCM to the Parsons Group.
“The award-winning firm are leaders in electrical and mechanical design, with an established reputation through their work on many high-profile projects.”
He added: “The move will allow us to not only extend our reach in the North West but also strengthen the building services design service that we provide to our clients across the country.”
John Nicholson, Partner in the Corporate team at Mincoffs stated: ‘We are delighted to have acted for Patrick Parsons during this acquisition. It is an excellent move for them and I wish them all the best in the future.’
Patrick Parsons operates across a network of offices in Newcastle, London, Chester, Huddersfield, Glasgow, Birmingham and Guildford, with additional sites overseas in Sydney and Dubai.