ERM Acquires Rescan Environmental Services

ERM Environmental Services (B.C.) Ltd., part of ERM Global, acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Rescan Environmental Services Ltd. on September 1, 2012, for an undisclosed sum.

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. The company has 140 offices in 39 countries and territories.

Rescan is an environmental consulting firm offering a wide range of services to the resource development industry.

The Rescan acquisition will boost ERM's presence in Canada's mining, oil & gas and power sectors.

ERM was represented in Canada by Clark Wilson LLP, with a team led by Aaron Singer and including Rachelle Mezzarobba and Richard Weiland; and in the UK by Dickson Minto W.S., with a team led by Christopher Rooney.

Rescan and its shareholders were represented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP with a team led by Joan Chambers and including Khaled Shariff.