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DBK acquired by RPS Group in £13m deal

Property and construction consultancy joins global group to boost wider group's pipeline of projects

Birmingham-based property and construction consultancy DBK Partners has been acquired by RPS Group for £13 million.

Listed RPS, which is headquartered in Oxfordshire, is an international, multidisciplinary consultancy which employs more than 5,000 staff across 125 countries.

The agreement means that Digbeth-based DBK becomes the first project and cost management consultancy to join the group in the UK.

DBK also operates offices in London, Bournemouth and Manchester and employs a total of 120 people.

RPS said: "DBK has enjoyed an incredible decade of growth and employs an extremely talented and enthusiastic workforce.

"We pride ourselves on our long-established client relationships and also successfully attracting new clients from new sectors to our portfolio.

"We have identified a substantial pipeline of opportunity with RPS and we are in a great strategic position to continue to expand."

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