Egis signs agreement to acquire multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy WME in the Middle East and India, to strenghten its capabilities in the region.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: WME is a leading engineering design consultancy providing innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solutions in Civil, Structural, MEP, AV/IT & Security, Architect of Record and Infrastructure engineering services for the built environment.
The acquisition complements Egis’ existing portfolio of both multidisciplinary Engineering and Project Management services and the General engineering Buildings services, by enhancing the company's end-to-end capabilities in the Middle East across the life of the asset as clients look to improve building and infrastructure project efficiencies & reduce their environmental impact.
WME has more than 550 specialist engineering and support staff located in multiple offices in the Middle East, the UK and Asia and has delivered projects throughout the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, India, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Their portfolio of notable projects spans retail, hospitality, mixed-use, commercial, healthcare, residential (including high-rise) and entertainment sectors.
The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2022 subject to customary closing conditions. With this acquisition, the Egis Middle East team is expected to grow to more than 2,000 employees.