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Lorien Engineering Solutions has been sold to NIRAS Group

Learning Technologies Group Plc has sold Lorien Engineering Solutions (Lorien) to NIRAS Group.

Lorien, a division of GP Strategies Corporation, is a full-range provider of engineering consultancy services ranging from conceptual and predesign all the way through to project management and commissioning within the food & beverage, life science and advanced manufacturing industries. The company also provides extensive compliance and energy optimization services to a global client base including some of the most recognizable names in each of these sectors. Lorien has offices in the UK, Poland and South Africa, which will add to NIRAS’ international profile.

Headquartered in Denmark, NIRAS Group is a leading engineering consulting firm with a global presence. The group provides technical design, engineering and project management services for development projects across multiple industrial sectors. In joining NIRAS, Lorien becomes part of a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with more than 2,800 employees. The acquisition facilitates opportunities for increased international scale and growth, diversity and balance across all products, services and geographies.

Learning Technologies Group plc is a global market leader in digital learning and talent management.

Oaklins Evelyn Partners, based in the UK, acted as lead advisor to Learning Technologies Group on the sale. The team in Denmark introduced the buyer. The sale adds to Oaklins’ recent transaction experience in corporate carveouts as well as in the wider engineering sector.

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“We are very pleased to complete this disposal, which we genuinely believe is a great outcome for all parties. The team at Oaklins Evelyn Partners were a class act throughout the process. They clearly understand this sector and provided sound guidance, support and advice throughout. This led to a professional, streamlined process with a good level of competitive tension. We would strongly recommend Oaklins to anyone.”

Peter Gordon

M&A Director, Learning Technologies Group Plc

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 Brian  Livingston

Brian Livingston

Managing Director
London, United Kingdom
Oaklins Evelyn Partners
 Kim Harpøth  Jespersen

Kim Harpøth Jespersen

Managing Partner
Copenhagen, Denmark
Oaklins Beierholm
 Dylan  Polley

Dylan Polley

Associate Director
London, United Kingdom
Oaklins Evelyn Partners
 James  Wilson

James Wilson

Senior Associate
London, United Kingdom
Oaklins Evelyn Partners

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