Bluebox advises on £40m sale of FR Consultants

Bluebox is delighted to announce the sale of FR Consultants (“FRC”), the UK’s leading façade safety and compliance experts to RSK Group, a global leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions, in a deal worth £40m.

Led by Dorian Laurence, and now recognised as one of the UK’s leading facade and compliance consultants, FRC delivers a wide range of services that help make Britain’s buildings safer. The company provides a full suite of building fire safety and compliance services, from surveying to remediation, nationwide. With more than 100 years of experience across their team, FRC is also widely recognised for its thought leadership and contribution to the sector.

RSK are a global leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions. For over 30 years, they have been enabling organisations around the world to realise their business goals efficiently, cost-effectively and with the minimum environmental and social impact. Today, the RSK group is made up of more than 150 companies across a range of sectors of the economy, including energy, water, property, manufacturing, government, and transport.

The sale will see FRC operate within RSK Group’s portfolio of companies across Europe and the Middle East and the company will retain its brand and workforce as part of the deal.


Dorian Lawrence, Managing Director and Shareholder at FR Consultants commented:

“Having established the FRC business to be a leader in its field, our objective was to identify a strategic partner who could assist us in taking the business to the next level. In identifying and securing a great deal with RSK, Bluebox have done just that. Their experience and guidance throughout the transaction was exemplary. We were extremely impressed from the start with their abilities to identify a broad range of both domestic and International strategic partners, and from there they managed the exercise with aplomb. We are very grateful for their support and we couldn’t recommend them highly enough.”


Paul Herman, CEO of Bluebox added:

“It is a great pleasure to have advised the shareholders of FRC on their successful sale to RSK. In such a dynamic market, it was critical for us to identify a partner who could provide the necessary investment, infrastructure and resource to support the business in taking advantage of the significant opportunities presenting themselves. We are excited to see what the future holds and look forward to the continued success of the business.”

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