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03 June 2015

Altran UK acquires IJS Consultants

Altran UK today announced the acquisition of IJS Consultants, a specialist safety and risk management business providing consultancy services and solutions to clients throughout the UK’s civil and defence nuclear markets. The company, founded in 2003, has become established as a leading independent safety, environmental and risk management tier-two supplier. It boasts an impressive record in developing and delivering innovative solutions for clients with challenging programme commitments.

Mike Simms, Chief Executive Officer of Altran UK, said: “We’re delighted to confirm the acquisition of IJS Consultants. Their expertise will enrich our nuclear sector offering, enhancing our capability at a critical time in the nuclear industry. We look forward to welcoming this team of highly-skilled experts into the Altran Group.”

Jim Grace, Director and Co-Founder of IJS Consultants, commented: “The acquisition represented an excellent opportunity for all parties, not least for the IJS personnel, providing the structure and framework to deliver services on a national and global level. The nuclear industry holds many exciting opportunities for the Altran Group; IJS Consultants’ expertise will complement Altran’s skillset and strengthen the Group’s offering to the industry.”

About Altran

Altran is a leading global provider of high-tech engineering services. For over 30 years, we have been defined by our passion for innovation.

As a trusted partner of organisations throughout the rail, automotive, aerospace, defence, energy and telecoms sectors, we enable our clients to work smarter in developing, deploying and maintaining leading-edge systems and products.

Altran is an Official Engineering Partner of the ground-breaking Solar Impulse project and a Technical Partner of Lotus F1 Team.

In the UK, we have offices in Bath, Bristol, Derby, London, Slough and Warwick. Additionally, a significant number of our engineering consultants and project teams are located at our clients' sites. Globally, Altran has more than 24,000 'Innovation Makers' in more than 20 countries, and 500 major clients.