15 Dec, 2022
Phenna Group
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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 services. This acquisition augments our market leading Built Environment platform and adds geographic and complementary services to our extensive service offering.

Founded in 2009, Maurice Johnson & Partners has rapidly established itself at the very forefront of fire safety engineering and access consultancy in Ireland. The company has offices in Cork and Letterkenny to complement its head office in Dublin and is fully equipped to provide a nationwide service including Northern Ireland. It’s wide range of compliance services include fire engineering, fire safety management & training, access & use, due diligence, expert witness and computer modelling.

Stefan Hyde & Luke Fegan, Directors at Maurice Johnson commented, “We are delighted to be joining Phenna Group. Phenna Group stood out due to their operating model, transparent deal structure and easy to deal with style. We have developed the business over many years and hold a prominent position in the Irish market. With Phenna’s help, we are very confident, we can accelerate our growth plans into the future. Phenna’s vast portfolio allows great opportunity for collaboration including the field of façade design and fire testing. We look forward to working with Phenna for many years into the future”

Brian Shannon, MD Built Environment Division at Phenna Group said, “I’m hugely excited that Maurice Johnson & Partners are joining our expanding team of professionals in Phenna Built Environment. I’m confident the team will bring the highest level of technical know-how & experience in fire safety & consultancy which is a key tenets of our strategy. I look forward to welcoming Luke, Stefan and their team; exciting times lie ahead.

Paul Barry, Group CEO of Phenna Group said, "Since my first exchange with Stefan and Luke, I’ve been really excited that Maurice Johnson & Partners would be joining Phenna Group. The team are hugely experienced and their range of services will be highly complementary to those currently offered from our Built Environment Division. This deal really augments our platform, adding service extension and geographical expansion. I’m really looking forward to working with the MJP team.”

Phenna Group were advised by Johnston Carmichael and Wallace Corporate.
Maurice Johnson & Partners were advised by Quintas led by Dave O’Brien (corporate finance/tax) and RDJ led by Bryan McCarthy (Legal).

For further information on Phenna Group, please visit:www.phennagroup.com