Double acquisition by Inspired PLC

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We have advised energy procurement specialist Inspired PLC on the simultaneous acquisitions of Energy Cost Management Ltd and SystemsLink 2000 Ltd.

ECM is a leading water and energy management services consultancy, while SystemsLink provides advanced energy management software that enables organisations to monitor and control energy usage and spend.

Our team was led by Corporate partner Paul Jefferson, supported by Corporate associate Leigh Whittaker and Banking & Finance solicitor, Patrick McCoy.

Commenting on the deal, Paul Jefferson said: “We have worked with Inspired PLC for several years now, having advised on its flotation and on numerous acquisitions since. We are delighted to be able to continue to provide support and advice to the management team on the acquisition of these two additional complementary services. As ever, we have enjoyed working alongside the executive team as the group continues on its ambitious growth plan.”

Commenting on the acquisitions, Mark Dickinson, CEO of Inspired PLC, said: “We are delighted to conclude the acquisitions of SystemsLink and ECM, which are highly complementary additions to Inspired’s core Corporate Division. These acquisitions broaden our customer base and further enhance our sector specialisms and service offering.

“We look forward to working closely with the highly experienced and knowledgeable teams of both businesses and welcoming them into our core Corporate Division as we continue to advance our position as a market leader.”

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