Switzerland stock listed SGS acquires Search
25 January 2022
Blacktrace advised Search to sell its shares to the stock listed Swiss SGS. With the acquisition, Switzerland stock listed SGS will have a leading position in asbestos research and management in the Netherlands.
July 2 2014
Asbestos management & engineering
Search Group is a privately owned company founded in 1994 by Anne-Marie Rakhorst. Search Group offers asbestos management and engineering services for construction, sustainability, safety, energy, soil and environment. Clients include public authorities, real estate owners, general contractors and energy companies. Search Group today operates in 4 locations including Heeswijk, Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Groningen, and employs about 280 people. SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 16,650 offices and laboratories around the world. With the acquisition, Switzerland stock listed SGS will have a leading position in asbestos research and management in the Netherlands.