Squire Patton Boggs has advised Ricardo plc in relation to its second acquisition of home-grown Australian talent, with Ricardo plc completing its acquisition of PLC Consulting Pty Ltd last week.
Australia managing partner Campbell Davidson led a team comprising senior associates Clive Lee and Michael Muratore and associate Tom McCann on the transaction, which involved the acquisition of the entire share capital of PLC Consulting Pty Ltd. PLC Consulting provides technical advisory services across the full life cycle of infrastructure and environmental planning projects, and complements the existing energy and environmental capabilities of Ricardo plc. The acquisition follows two months after Ricardo plc’s acquisition of Sydney and Melbourne-based Transport Engineering Pty Ltd, a leading rail technical services consultancy firm.
Ricardo plc is a multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, product innovation and strategy. Its Energy & Environment arm is a leading sustainability consultancy and the acquisition of PLC Consulting Pty Ltd will assist it to meet customer demand in Australia.
Campbell Davidson said: “Our global team has assisted Ricardo for a number of years now and it is pleasing to be able to contribute to their growth in Australia.”