RINA closes Edif acquisition

RINA closes Edif acquisition

Italian classification society RINA has closed its acquisition of the entire share capital of the UK’s Edif Group Limited for £118.5m. Edif is a technical inspection and engineering consultancy.

Ugo Salerno, chairman and CEO of RINA, said: “Our strategic acquisitions, continued investment in research and development and training have resulted in a unique skill set that covers the certification of management systems, products, installations and personnel for companies operating worldwide and of all sizes.”

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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