13 November 2015 | Marino Donati
Office & General (O&G) will look to grow its FM operations after being acquired by the Tenon Group, an integrated FM business based in India.
O&G chief executive Tim Hancock will remain the leader of the business in the UK. He will work with Manjit Rajain, executive chairman of Tenon, to grow O&G's FM operations and offer hard and soft services including security, one of Tenon's core activities.
Tenon provides a range of services, including mechanical and electrical support, to multinational customers across Asia, and has been looking to expand into the UK.
Hancock said that Tenon and O&G worked with many of the same customers in the UK and Asia.
"We have some great ideas that our customers will benefit from and ambitions to grow our service offer and challenge the UK market," he said. "It is an exciting proposition and a great opportunity for everyone involved with O&G."
Rajain said he wanted to share experiences from different markets to help grow the O&G business.
"For our wider business, the O&G acquisition is the first important step in delivering on our strategy of expansion into key new geographies to complement our continued organic growth in areas such as India, Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia," he said.
The Tenon Group of Companies is an AIM Listed integrated facilities management corporation with a global presence in six countries providing a a range of hard and soft services.
You can read an interview with Manjit Rajain and Tim Hancock next week in FM World.