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RSM UK advises Wood Thilsted on key private equity investment

The funding will provide financial stability to accelerate Wood Thilsted’s growth to meet the strong demand for its services

RSM UK has advised Wood Thilsted on successfully securing key investment from private equity firm, Inflexion.

The funding will provide financial stability to accelerate Wood Thilsted’s growth to meet the strong demand for its services.

Founded in 2015, Wood Thilsted is a leading offshore wind engineering consultancy, employing 140 people in five countries. It operates globally in all major wind energy markets and is currently working on a number of offshore wind projects.

The transaction was led by mergers and acquisitions and private equity partner Ian Wherry, with support from Mark Colling, Clare Martin and Holly Moxham based in RSM’s Bristol office.

Wherry said: “RSM has advised Wood Thilsted since it was founded in 2015 and it has been fantastic to see it develop into a globally recognised brand with a leading position in the energy transition market.

“We are delighted to have advised the shareholders of Wood Thilsted on securing investment from Inflexion which will help them fulfil their expansion plans by increasing their range of services to a rapidly growing client base.”

Alastair Muir Wood, CEO and co-founder of Wood Thilsted, added: “RSM has been instrumental in helping us grow from the outset and have worked tirelessly with Macfarlanes to secure this investment for us.

“Inflexion’s support leaves our management with the independence to continue to deliver the best engineering solutions for offshore wind to our clients, whilst providing the support and encouragement to accelerate our global growth.”

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