BRUSH Group acquires Scottish M&E building consultancy Rybka

David MacLeod, Rybka chairman with Nicolas Pitrat, CEO of BRUSH Group
David MacLeod, Rybka chairman with Nicolas Pitrat, CEO of BRUSH Group

ENERGY engineering solutions provider BRUSH Group now has a foothold in the Scottish market after completing the acquisition of Rybka, a specialist mechanical and electrical building services and sustainability consultancy.

Established in the 1990s, Rybka has continued to grow, especially with the advent of the decarbonisation agenda and drive towards a low carbon economy. With more than 50 staff located in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness, Rybka will become part of the BRUSH Engineering Solutions portfolio whilst operating independently with existing partners and clients.

The acquisition expands BRUSH Group’s portfolio of services to include M&E consulting engineering, BIM, building physics, Passivhaus design and low carbon consulting.

The move will also enable Rybka to grow into England and Wales, supported by London-based building services consultancy Eta Projects Ltd – acquired by BRUSH in 2022.

Nicolas Pitrat, CEO of BRUSH Group, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Rybka on board as part of the BRUSH Group. We already share a lot in common and I see many of our values reflected in the way the team at Rybka works together to deliver outstanding results for their clients. I am impressed with their breadth of knowledge and expertise, and having Rybka as part of the Group will support our ESG ambitions and create decarbonisation opportunities with our customers.”

David MacLeod, Rybka chairman, added, “We are very excited to be joining the BRUSH Group. Our proven track record as a provider of outstanding consultancy services, along with BRUSH’s reputation for delivering engineering excellence, will ensure we continue to go from strength to strength. Working in partnership with BRUSH we will grow our geographical footprint and build on our existing expertise, while continuing to deliver an exceptional customer experience.”