Sweett Group PLC Acquisition of Boulter Stewart Thailand

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Sweett Group, the international construction and property consultancy, is pleased to announce the merger of the operations of Boulter Stewart Ltd into Sweett Group’s Thailand business with effect from 26(th) August 2013.

Boulter Stewart Ltd is a leading quantity surveying consultancy based in Bangkok and delivering quantity surveying, contract administration, project financial services, due diligence and dispute resolution services. The company was established in 1997 by Bob Boulter in collaboration with David Stewart each of whom have over 30 years’ experience in construction consultancy work in Thailand, focusing on the industrial, commercial and hotels and leisure sectors.

Over the last five years, Sweett Group’s Thailand office, acting as Project Managers, and Boulter Stewart, acting as Quantity Surveyors, have conducted a strategic alliance collaborating on joint delivery of several commissions for clients including Merlin Entertainments, Bank of America and Kingdom Properties.

Kim Berry, Asia Pacific Managing Director of Sweett Group, commented:

“By combining the QS expertise and local knowledge of Boulter Stewart with our established Sweett Group Project Management business under South Asia Managing Director Andrew Wigg and Thailand Director Ben Sedgewick, we are creating a diversified and flexible consultancy, specifically targeted at the requirements of our local and international clients operating in the Thai market.

This is very much in line with our current business plan which focuses on the twin benefits of coverage across Asian hub cities and service diversification.”

Bob Boulter, Managing Director of Boulter Stewart, commented:

“Boulter Stewart’s collaboration with Sweett Group has been conducted successfully over a number of years with a variety of projects. The merger of the two organisations is the obvious way forward for us both in Thailand. We look forward to the benefits of working more closely with Sweett’s global business and, locally, with Andrew, Ben and their rapidly expanding team in Bangkok.”

For further information:

Sweett Group plc  +44(0)20 7061 9000  

Dean Webster, Chief Executive

Kim Berry, Asia Pacific Managing Director,  + 852 28331939  

Sophie Hull, Head, Corporate Communications

Renee Wood, Head of Marketing, Asia Pacific  + 61 39691 0055  

FTI Consulting  +44 (0) 20 7831 3113  

Billy Clegg, Oliver Winters

About Sweett Group plc

Sweett Group plc is a global business with expertise in property and infrastructure professional services. Services include programme and project management, cost management, advisory and PPP related consultancy.

Sweett Group plc aims to forge long term, successful relationships with all stakeholders in the property and infrastructure industry. “Global knowhow, local delivery” is the essence of the business and this reach enables it to put global best practice to use in the local markets it serves.

Sweett Group’s global platform provides clients with access to over 1,450 professionals across more than fifty-five offices in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and India.


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