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 is the sixth acquisition made by Phenna Group in 2020.
Corporate Access Legal Services Group is a market leading law searching services business based in Ireland, with offices in both Waterford and Dublin. Formed in 1995, it has steadily grown and now boasts a strong position in the delivery of leading edge law and planning searching services, providing some of the quickest turnaround levels in the country. The business is a proud co-founder of the Irish Law Searchers Association of Ireland.
Jason Clancy, Managing Director of Corporate Access will continue to lead the business for a medium term transitionary period, commented, “I am very excited about working with Paul and the Phenna Group team. Whilst CV-19 has presented many challenges, it has given me valuable time to get to know Paul and Ian Fraser, who leads the First Scottish Searching business and I feel extremely confident that we have found exactly the right partner to accelerate our growth strategy.”
Ian Fraser, Managing Director First Scottish remarked, “Jason’s business is very complementary to First Scottish Searching Services and will be a superb addition to the Group. I look forward to discussing future strategy with Jason and his team.”
Paul Barry, Group CEO of Phenna Group said: “I am really pleased that Jason and his team will be joining Phenna Group. Corporate Access Legal Services, with its leading position in the Irish market, fits closely with our overall strategy of creating a differentiated group of niche compliance services businesses. We have a shared vision on delivering strong future growth and see close process and sales synergies with our market leading First Scottish business”
Phenna Group were advised by Knights plc(Nottingham), Johnston Carmichael and Regan Wall (Dublin).
Corporate Access Legal Services were advised by BDO (Ireland), Byrne Wallace (Dublin) and MK Brazil (Waterford)