Apex Companies, LLC Acquires HSE Consulting Business of Bureau Veritas

Forms One of the Largest, Private HSE Consultancies in United States

Rockville, MD—Apex Companies, LLC (Apex) today announced the acquisition of the Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) Consulting Business of Bureau Veritas. Through this transaction, Apex, an award-winning water resources, environmental services and industrial hygiene firm, will strengthen and diversify its portfolio of services across the health safety and environmental value chain, while also expanding geographically. The transaction brings together two highly respected and formidable consultancies in North America that will offer the following combined capabilities:

  • Approximately 1,000 health, safety & environmental professionals and 50 nationwide offices;
  • The largest private industrial hygiene practice in the United States;
  • The largest private stormwater management/compliance practice in the United States;
  • Industry leaders in safety, ergonomics, sustainability, compliance & mgmt systems; and
  • A continued partnership with Bureau Veritas on international and cross-disciplinary projects.

HSE will integrate as a business unit of Apex and will be led by Erik Siver, who will report directly to David Fabianski, Chief Executive Officer at Apex. Mr. Siver has been with HSE for ten years, serving in a leadership role since 2011.

“We are excited to join Apex, a firm with a reputation for technical excellence in many complementary areas to HSE,” said Siver. “We view this as a partnership and an opportunity to provide new services and expanded national coverage to our clients. We are also excited at the prospect of learning from one another and the opportunities this presents for the growth and advancement for all of our people.”

“The HSE Consulting Business of Bureau Veritas has developed an outstanding reputation for service excellence and thought leadership and, like Apex, cares deeply about the work they do and the clients and communities they serve,” said Fabianski. “We are delighted to welcome the HSE team to Apex and are excited about what our combined talents and capabilities will mean for our clients and employees.”

Apex is backed by Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in buying and building businesses in the lower midmarket in the United States and Canada in partnership with management.

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