The acquisition expands the company’s growing presence in Australia and helps position it
exceptionally well suited for future expansion in the area.
BALTIMORE, December 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today Jensen Hughesthe global leader in engineering, consulting and technology that makes the world safe, secure and resilient, announced the acquisition of Warringtonfire Australia, a leading fire testing and fire engineering company. fire safety in Australia. Australia, from Element Materials Technology. Following previous acquisitions of BCA Logic and MGAC, this strategic acquisition expands the rapidly growing global company’s presence in Australia and helps position the company exceptionally well for future expansion through Australia And New Zealandas well as at the regional level.
This exclusion of Element’s international operations is specific to the Australian business, which was formed following the purchase of Exova’s Fire Testing Laboratory business and the acquisition of the fire safety engineering business from Defire in 2017. Jason Jeffress is the Division Director and leads a strong management team. They bring together a group of 85 employees with five consultancy sites and a fire testing laboratory in Victoria in Jensen Hughes’ global organization.
“This new partnership increases opportunities in Australia providing a range of services through a world-class organization focused on fire safety engineering, ” Jason Jeffress said. “Every single one of our employees – 100% – joins the new partnership. This is an exciting time for our clients as we will be able to leverage Jensen Hughes’ industry-leading fire safety experts and their offices and staff across the globe. Australia And New Zealand“, he says, “this will provide us with many more opportunities to improve our customer service. “
“This is a win-win situation for Jensen Hughes and our new colleagues from Warringtonfire Australia,” says Raj Arora, CEO of Jensen Hughes. “Fire safety engineering is an integral part of our core service offering,” he says. “This acquisition significantly enhances our capabilities in this area and integrates a NATA and ISO accredited fire testing laboratory into our operations. On behalf of our global team, I am delighted to welcome our new colleagues from Warringtonfire Australia to Jensen Hughes and our growing global team. family!”
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About Jensen Hughes
Jensen Hughes is the global leader in engineering, consulting and technology that makes our world safe, secure and resilient. Around the world, we are recognized most widely for our leadership in fire protection engineering – a legacy of responsibility that we have advanced with honor and pride since 1939. Our commitment to safety, security and Resilience extends to other skills essential to our purpose, to strategic capabilities that we have been expanding for years. These include accessibility consulting, risk and hazard analysis, process safety, forensic investigations, security risks and emergency management, and digital innovation in many of our services. Today, our more than 1,500 engineers, consultants, analysts and strategists work in more than 90 offices and support clients in more than 100 countries across every market – from government, healthcare, science and technology to energy, critical missions and transport. For more information, visit www.jensenhughes.com.
About Gryphon Investors
Situated at San FranciscoGryphon Investors (www.gryphoninvestors.com) is a leading private equity firm focused on profitable growth and improving the competitiveness of middle market companies, in partnership with experienced executives. The company has managed more than $8.3 billion of participations and capital since 1997. Gryphon aims to make investments in shares of $50 million has 300 million dollars in portfolio companies whose enterprise values vary by approximately 100 million dollars has 600 million dollars. Gryphon prioritizes investment opportunities in which it can form strong partnerships with owners and managers to create leading businesses, utilizing Gryphon’s capital, specialized professional resources and operational expertise.
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