EFI Global acquires the business and assets of Artemis Milieu BV in Belgium

October 4, 2023

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BRUSSELS – 4 October 2023 – EFI Global, a leading, full-service international consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services, has acquired the business and assets of Artemis Milieu BV. The transaction expands EFI Global’s presence in Belgium and supports the company’s regional growth strategy in Europe.

Founded in 2007, Artemis is a Flanders-based environmental consulting firm that provides public authorities, municipalities, small- to medium-sized enterprises and corporations with expert soil investigation and remediation services. With Artemis’s talented team of scientists and service professionals joining EFI Global, the company further solidifies its position as Belgium’s leading provider of soil-related environmental consultancy, geotechnical and expert construction services.

“This acquisition gives us a solid platform for strengthening our current activities and expanding our operations — not just in Belgium, but across the European Union,” said Stijn Vandeburie, EFI Global operations manager in Belgium. “Jo, Vincent and the rest of the team joining us from Artemis will enhance our collective expertise to help take care of our clients. We look forward to our future growth opportunities together and diversifying our services.”

“EFI Global has a rich history and an impressive growth strategy that nicely aligns with our focus on delivering the highest quality service with dedication to our clients,” said Vincent Lepere, cofounder of Artemis Milieu BV. “We are confident we can support initiatives to grow the business in Belgium and throughout the EU. We are always looking for opportunities to expand our services and expertise in the market.”

Jo De Vos, cofounder of Artemis Milieu BV, added, “It is an honor to join Stijn and the EFI Global team in Belgium. With the backing of Sedgwick’s global resources and EFI Global’s commitment to providing best-in-class environmental solutions, we can support the company’s growth journey with our extensive expertise in soil investigation and remediation.”

Complementing the global property, casualty and liability claims management services of Sedgwick and other subsidiaries, the EFI Global team delivers environmental solutions and building consultancy expertise and services to meet the demands of clients across the globe.

About EFI Global

EFI Global, part of Sedgwick, is a well-established brand with an excellent reputation in the Americas, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe as a market leader in environmental consulting, engineering failure analysis and origin-and-cause investigations. Each year, EFI Global completes more than 45,000 projects worldwide for a wide range of clients, such as commercial, industrial, institutional, insurance, government, risk managers, public and private entities. EFI Global is one of the world’s most respected emergency response firms, capable of providing practical solutions to the most complex problems. Our multidisciplinary team of first responders, project managers, engineers, geologists and scientists are selected for their technical proficiency and in-depth industry knowledge to aid clients in resolving technical problems. For more, see efiglobal.com.

About Sedgwick

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. We provide a broad range of resources tailored to clients’ specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits, brand protection and other lines. At Sedgwick, caring counts; through the dedication and expertise of 33,000 colleagues across 80 countries, the company takes care of people and organizations by mitigating and reducing risks and losses, promoting health and productivity, protecting brand reputations, and containing costs that can impact performance. Sedgwick’s majority shareholder is The Carlyle Group; Stone Point Capital LLC, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Onex and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see sedgwick.com.

Tags: Belgium, EFI, EFI Global, Engineering, environment, environmental, Fire investigations