01 Jun, 2023
Phenna Group

Headquartered in Nottingham, UK, Phenna Group's aim is to invest in and partner with selected niche, independent Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC) companies that serve a variety of sectors, ensuring customers' peace of mind by delivering first class assurance & consultancy services. This is our 7th acquisition of 2023 and the 2nd in the Water Services market continuing a very strong start to the year whilst augmenting our rapidly developing built environment division, with complementary services.   

Formed in 1999 and accredited to ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 Evolution Water Services provides a range of specialist services including water treatment, water hygiene, consultancy, training and indoor air quality services designed to help clients achieve compliance and manage risks.  Based out of Hurst in Berkshire the business has steadily grown to over 80 employees and serves over 400 customers across different end markets.   

Adam Beattie and Paul McKenna, Directors of Evolution Water Services, commented: “We are excited to partner with  Phenna Group.  Since our first meeting with Paul and his team, they have acted with high integrity, ensuring the process has been smooth and commercially focused.  We are convinced that Phenna will provide the level of support we need to deliver our future growth plans.  We have an excellent team in Evolution Water Services and were keen to find the right partner, with a culture that would allow them to flourish and we believe we have done just that. We look forward to working with the broader Phenna Group team.”

Paul Barry, Group CEO of Phenna Group, said: "I’m absolutely delighted that Adam and Paul have decided to partner with us.  From our early engagements, it was obvious that they would be an excellent fit within our rapidly growing built environment division and be highly complementary to our existing suite of services.  They have an excellent track record and share our philosophy of providing excellent service and customers with ‘peace of mind’. This deal augments our built environment division and I look forward to welcoming their experienced team into our Group and helping to deliver their growth plans.”

Phenna Group were advised by Johnston Carmichael and Avonhurst
Evolution Water Services were advised by BCMS, Freeths and Eacotts

For further information on Evolution Water Services please visit:  www.evolutionwater.co.uk