Firms: DLA Piper (RPS Consultants); Colin Biggers & Paisley (Everything Infrastructure Group)
Deal: RPS Consultants Pty Ltd purchased 100 per cent of the issued share capital in Everything Infrastructure Group Pty Ltd (EIG).
Key players: The acquisition was led by DLA Piper partner Mark Burger (pictured) and senior associate Dylan Burke, with assistance from solicitors Daniel Kornberg and Jack Quirk.
Deal significance: RPS Consultants is a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange-listed RPS Group Plc, a global multidisciplinary consultancy business with more than 5,000 personnel.
Its existing service offering includes advising on the exploration and production of oil, gas and other natural resources, the development and management of the built and natural environment, and the planning and development of energy and urban infrastructure.
EIG is a professional services firm that provides services for the development, delivery, maintenance and operation of infrastructure assets.
Its service offering also relates to procurement processes for major infrastructure and operational services.
According to a release by DLA Piper, the acquisition of EIG strengthens RPS's presence and service offering in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.