JB Barry & Partners, one of Ireland’s leading engineering consultancy firms, has been acquired by French engineering group Egis. The acquisition marks Egis Group’s entry into the Irish market, bringing with it global expertise across transportation, urban development, and energy sectors. With JB Barry & Partners’ proven track record of delivering a wide range of infrastructure projects, including Dublin Airport and major national road schemes, the acquisition presents an exciting opportunity for Egis to expand its presence in Ireland and contribute to the country’s economic growth.
French company Egis has acquired Dublin-based civil engineering firm JB Barry & Partners, which has offices in Cork, Limerick and Castlebar, and employs over 180 people. The value of the transaction was not revealed and will be subject to approval by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission before being fully completed. JB Barry & Partners’ staff and leadership team will remain unaffected by the deal, with all current projects continuing as planned. The company has previously focused on water services, transportation and energy. Egis, which has been based in Ireland for over two decades, has over 500 staff members in the country and operates in more than 120 countries around the globe.
In conclusion, the acquisition of JB Barry & Partners by France’s Egis Group marks a significant milestone in the Irish engineering industry. The combination of JB Barry’s expertise in infrastructure and Egis Group’s global reach and technical capabilities will undoubtedly pave the way for an even more dynamic and innovative future for the Irish market. As we bid farewell to JB Barry & Partners, we look forward to witnessing the next chapter of their story as a part of the Egis Group, and we can hardly wait to see what this innovative partnership will bring to the engineering industry.