MONTREAL, July 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Dessau Inc., one of Canada's
largest engineering-construction firms, is continuing its Latin
American expansion with the acquisition of SyZ Consultores Asociados
S.A., an engineering firm specializing in energy based in Lima, Peru.
"This move makes Dessau the second-largest consulting engineering firm
in Peru," said Jean-Pierre Sauriol, President and CEO of Dessau. "With
the acquisition of SyZ Consultores Asociados S.A., an energy-sector
leader that has been in business for more than 30 years, Dessau now has
an expert contingent of more than 1,000 employees in Latin America."
"Joining the Dessau team will enable us to expand our areas of expertise
and offer our customers a full range of engineering services," said SyZ
Consultores Asociados S.A. founders Juan Solidoro Cuellar and Miguel
Dessau made its first foray into Latin America in 1995 when it entered
the energy sector in Peru. Over the past year, Dessau has made three
major acquisitions in Latin America: CEI in Colombia, MG Ingenieros
S.A. in Chile and now SyZ Consultores Asociados S.A. in Peru. Dessau
supports economic growth in the countries where it does business by
investing in qualified local human resources and meeting those
countries' infrastructure needs.
About SyZ Consultores Asociados S.A.
SyZ Consultores Asociados S.A., an engineering firm founded in 1978, is
a leader in the energy sector. It specializes in designing
hydroelectric and thermal generating stations and power transmission
and distribution lines, and in site supervision. SyZ Consultores
Asociados S.A. has 200 employees. It works on numerous projects in
Founded in 1957, Dessau is the sixth-largest engineering-construction
firm in Canada and one of the top 60 in the world. With expertise in a
wide range of fields related to engineering and construction, Dessau
plans, designs, builds and manages infrastructure for clients in the
private and public sectors. Dessau employs 5,000 people and posts
annual revenues of $750 million. Dessau maintains permanent offices in
Algeria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Peru and
Trinidad and Tobago.
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