We are delighted to announce that Marlowe plc has acquired William Martin Compliance Solutions Limited.
Formed in 2004, William Martin is a leading technology-enabled provider of property-related health and safety audit and consultancy services. It provides recurring consultancy alongside its proprietary software-as-a-service compliance platform, Meridian, to a wide range of commercial customers across the UK to ensure the regulatory compliance of their property portfolios in areas such as health & safety, fire safety, water safety, asbestos management and contractor management.
The business employs approximately 100 staff and has offices in London, Leeds and Norwich.
Marlowe plc has a clear focus on becoming the leading name in the provision of critical and regulated testing, maintenance and risk management services to commercial buildings across the UK. We provide Fire & Security installation and maintenance, Water Treatment & Hygiene, Asbestos Testing & Inspection, Asbestos Remediation, Ventilation Hygiene amongst many other services.
Our business provides closely related services which deliver a comprehensive approach to our customers’ safety, regulatory compliance and the upkeep of the building systems they rely on. The acquisition significantly develops the Group’s capabilities to provide a comprehensive range of closely related property compliance services.
Alex Dacre, Chief Executive of Marlowe plc, said:
“The acquisition of William Martin significantly accelerates our strategy of providing our customers with a comprehensive one-stop approach to their health & safety and regulatory compliance needs. William Martin is a market leader which shares a similar channel to market with our existing businesses and benefits from strong relationships with customers who place a high value on the consultancy and software services. We are confident that this acquisition will generate attractive returns for Marlowe’s shareholders.”