Founded in 1828, Bureau Veritas specialises in providing testing, inspection and certification, regulatory compliance, risk assessment and sustainable development services for companies in numerous sectors.  

The deal should be completed in May, subject to regulatory approval, and will expand Bureau Veritas’s considerable footprint in Asia and the Middle East.

Sievert was established in 1986 as a provider of gamma radiography work, and today provides a full range of non-destructive testing and analysis services to clients in the energy, resources, industrial and transport sectors. It employs around 1,400 staff in seven offices, and turned over $33 million in 2012.

Counsel to Bureau Veritas

J Sagar Associates

M&A partner Sandeep Mehta and associates Aarti Iyer and Adil Ladha in Mumbai.

DLA Piper UK LLP

Middle East Regional partner Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout in Kuwait City, legal director Diwakar Agarwal in Dubai and associate in Kuwait City.

Counsel to Sievert Group’s shareholders

AZB & Partners

Partner Srinath Dasari in Bangalore, senior associate Nanditha Gopal and associate Veena Ganesh.