WSP has acquired Lievense Holding B.V. The acquisition is aligned with WSP’s 2019-2021 Global Strategic Plan. Lievense enables WSP to establish a footprint in the Dutch market.
Magnus Meyer, Chief Executive Officer of WSP in Europe: “This transaction, which fits in our development strategy, enables us to establish a presence in the Netherlands, while strengthening our leadership in Europe where, including the UK and Ireland, we now are 16,000 people strong. Through this acquisition, we are reinforcing our approach of being a global player with a strong local presence and we look forward to welcoming all our new colleagues to WSP.”
Eric van den Broek, Lievense’s CEO, commented, “Becoming a member of WSP is great news for Lievense and its employees and we are happy to be associated with a team whose values are aligned with our own, reflecting a similar dedication to excellence and strong client relationships. In our view, WSP will be the ideal partner for us during the next stage of our growth. The reputation of its professional expertise and vast network are key assets that will enable us to develop nation-wide and internationally, while providing additional opportunities for both employees and clients.”
As one of the world’s leading professional services firms, WSP provides engineering and design services to clients in the Transportation & Infrastructure, Property & Buildings, Environment, Power & Energy, Resources and Industry sectors, as well as offering strategic advisory services. Our experts include engineers, advisors, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. With approximately 49,000 talented people globally, we are uniquely positioned to deliver successful and sustainable projects, wherever our clients need us. wsp.com
Lievense is a multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm in the areas of buildings, infrastructure, energy, water and the environment. Lievense has ten locations in the Netherlands. With 375 employees we are one of the larger consultancy firms in the Netherlands. lievense.com