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Introduction

SLR is an international specialist environmental consultancy with offices in Europe, North America, Australasia, and Africa. SLR provides advice and support on a wide range of strategic and site specific environmental issues to a diverse base of clients in the energy, waste management, infrastructure, planning and development, manufacturing, mining and minerals sectors.

History

  • 1994 SLR is originally founded in the UK as SECOR Ltd by David Richards and Alan Sheppard with the registered company office located in Oxford.
  • 1995 Additional UK offices are opened in Bath, Nottingham and Redditch.
  • 2000 The senior management team of SECOR Ltd completes a Management Buyout and the company's name is changed to SLR.

[1]SLR opens a fifth office in the UK and its first office in Scotland (Edinburgh). SLR establishes U.S. operations and opens offices in Seattle. An office is opened in Northern California.

  • 2001 U.S. operation expands into Alaska with new offices established in Anchorage and Fairbanks. [2]
  • 2004 Private equity investment is secured from ISIS Equity Partners, who invest £4.85 million as part of a £13 million investment and take a minority stake in the company. [3]
  • 2005 SLR acquires the UK-based Waste Management Engineering Limited (WMEL) so as to expand its capabilities in waste treatment and pollution control. The first office in Wales (Cardiff) is opened. [4] Offices are opened in Portland, Oregon. Additional offices are opened in Salt Lake City and Richmond, Virginia.
  • 2007 SLR renews agreement with Maltese firm, AIS Environmental Ltd. [5] An agreement is signed between SLR and German Energy from Waste specialists, Born and Ermel. [6] SLR acquires the UK-based landscape architect company Insite Environments. [7] SLR acquires Canadian company SEACOR Environmental Inc. SEACOR (Canada). [8]
  • 2008 The U.S. operation opens a new office in Indiana. 3i invests £32.5 million in SLR, and replaces ISIS Equity Partners as minority shareholder, a significant minority stake in the Company. [9] SLR acquires the UK-based company FMH Consulting Engineers. [10]

SLR acquires the Irish Dublin-based environmental consultancy CSA. [11] SLR signs a collaborative agreement with Greek environmental company, EPEM. [12] SLR signs a collaboration agreement with Abu Dhabi-based EDESSA. [13] SLR acquires the specialist mineral planning, landscape and land management firm Bowman Planton (BPL). [14] SLR acquires Architecture and Planning Solutions (APS). [15] SLR's U.S. operation opens a new office in Houston, Texas.

  • 2009 SLR opens its first office in Northern Ireland.
  • 2010 SLR acquires Hoefler Consulting Group (HCG). [16]SLR acquires Australia based Heggies Pty Limited.

[17]SLR acquires the UK-based company Andrew McCarthy Associates (AMA). [18]

  • 2011 SLR acquires South African based company GreenEng. [19]

SLR acquires South African based company Metago. [20] SLR acquires Bittner Water Consult CC based in Namibia, a groundwater consulting firm which carries out sustainable development, protection and management of ground and surface water services. [21]

  • 2012 SLR acquires A Speiser Environmental Consultants (ASEC), a Namibian-based specialist consultancy that has established a strong reputation for its holistic approach to EIAs. [22]

Operations

SLR is an international environmental consultancy with offices in Europe, North America, Australasia, and Africa, providing global consultancy advice and support on a wide range of strategic and site-specific issues to business, regulatory and governmental clients. SLR is an environmental consultancy that specialises in the energy, mining & minerals, waste management, planning & development, infrastructure and industrial sectors. SLR also provides expert sustainability advice and project management support that spans all of these sectors.

Office Locations

[23]

  • Africa Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Swakopmund, Windhoek
  • Australia Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville
  • Canada Calgary, Edmonton, Fort St John, Grande Prairie, Halifax, Kamloops, Kelowna, Markham, Nanaimo, Prince George, Regina, Saskatoon, Sydney, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
  • Ireland Dublin
  • New Zealand Auckland
  • Northern Ireland Belfast
  • Singapore Fullerton
  • UK Aylesbury, Bradford on Avon, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Chelmsford, Edinburgh, Exeter, Farnborough, Glasgow, Huddersfield, Leeds, Maidstone, Newcastle, Nottingham, Shrewsbury, St. Albans, Sheffield, Stafford, Warrington, Worcester
  • USA Anchorage, Bothell, Concord, Fairbanks, Indianapolis, Irvine, Portland, Richmond, Salt Lake City, West Virginia

References

  1. http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=12722158
  2. http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=12722158
  3. http://www.thefreelibrary.com/ISIS+investing+in+brighter+future+for+SLR.-a0122306016
  4. http://www.scotsman.com/business/energy-and-utilities/slr_cleans_up_with_pollution_company_deal_1_1055228
  5. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_6784/is_2007_June_12/ai_n28434624/
  6. http://www.mrw.co.uk/slr-consulting-extends-energy-from-waste-services/3000136.article
  7. http://www.planningresource.co.uk/news/664677/SLR-increases-masterplanning-services-Insite-acquisition/
  8. http://www.bcbusinessonline.ca/files/files/BCB0411_SLR2.pdf
  9. http://www.cleantechinvestor.com/portal/mainmenucomp/companiess/1870-slr-holdings/7700-isis-divestment-of-slr-holdings.html
  10. http://environment-analyst.com/124
  11. http://www.endsreport.com/downloads/ENDS_CMG_2008.pdf
  12. http://www.endsdirectory.com/index.cfm?action=entry.details&ref=1397
  13. http://www.endsdirectory.com/index.cfm?action=entry.details&ref=1397
  14. http://environment-analyst.com/1042/slr-acquires-two-waste-consultancies
  15. http://environment-analyst.com/1042/slr-acquires-two-waste-consultancies
  16. http://www.gecpress.com/generational-equity-announces-sale-of-hoefler-consulting-group-to-slr-international-corporation/
  17. http://www.growthbusiness.co.uk/news/mergers-and-acquisitions/1200238/3ibacked-slr-buys-heggies.thtml
  18. http://www.thisisexeter.co.uk/Environmental-firms-combine-power/story-11801791-detail/story.html
  19. http://ebionline.org/news-wire/843-slr-consulting-continues-move-into-south-africa
  20. http://www.theengineer.co.uk/sectors/energy-and-environment/slr-acquires-environmental-mining-consultant-metago/1007843.article
  21. http://www.nebusiness.co.uk/business-news/latest-business-news/2011/12/05/environment-firm-slr-consulting-expands-in-africa-51140-29893472/
  22. http://environment-analyst.com/4558/slr-acquires-second-namibian-enviro-consultancy
  23. http://www.slrconsulting.com/locations/
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