The international support services and construction group, Interserve, today announces that it has acquired The Employment and Skills Group (ESG).

With existing delivery of services in the Welfare-to-Work, Health and Rehabilitation markets, Interserve’s acquisition furthers their strategic development and will offer:

  • A strengthened position in the £4.6 billion UK skills and training market
  • An extended range of services in the skills, education, training and employment markets
  • A platform to extend services into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other Middle East territories

Commenting on the transaction, Adrian Ringrose, CEO of Interserve said:

We are pleased to have furthered our strategy by acquiring one of the UK’s leading skills and welfare providers, expanding our scale and breadth in these critical front-line public services markets, both in the UK and in Saudi Arabia and are delighted to welcome some 700 new colleagues to the Interserve Group.