Pauwels Consulting welcomes Bruggenbouwers into the family

21 february 2020
Pauwels Consulting welcomes Bruggenbouwers into the family

3d investors and Pauwels Consulting are proud to announce the acquisition of the Dutch secondment company Bruggenbouwers. Since 2011, Bruggenbouwers has been the specialist in the secondment of professionals in the world of civil engineering and infrastructure projects. This acquisition follows one month after the acquisition of (IT secondment) and strengthens our position in the Netherlands.

Pauwels Consulting welcomes Bridge Builders to the family and is getting a bit bigger again. The secondment specialist grew big under the impetus of Marc Heijens and the brothers Patrick & Sander Bochem. The team of Bridge Builders currently has 100 professionals who work in various roles on civil projects in the Netherlands & Belgium, for both large and small players. "We started the company with a clear mission: to become the most qualitative mediator in the civil engineering world," says Marc. "With the strength and know-how of Pauwels Consulting we can undoubtedly raise Bridge Builders to a higher level."

“We are very pleased that Bruggenbouwers is part of the Pauwels Consulting family. In this way we increase the proximity to our Dutch customers and we create great opportunities for talent. Patrick, Marc and Sander are entrepreneurs pur sang and the click was therefore instant, ”adds Bert Pauwels, CEO Pauwels Consulting. "I look forward to our cooperation with enthusiasm and I am convinced that we will see good growth in 2020."

Pauwels Consulting takes over the integral services and all employees of Bruggenbouwers. Founder trio Marc, Patrick & Sander remain on board even after the takeover to facilitate the transition process and realize further growth.

After this acquisition, Pauwels Consulting has 1,100 experts in the field of life sciences, engineering and IT in Belgium, the Netherlands and France. With a combination of organic growth and a 'buy & build' strategy, Pauwels Consulting group now realizes a turnover of more than 100 million euros.