Aukett Fitzroy Robin and SMC in Merger Talks

9 August 2007 (Last Updated August 9th, 2007 09:17)

International architect firms SMC Group and Aukett Fitzroy are considering merging, in a deal that could give the final company a presence in nine countries and 38 offices. Both companies, which have a combined staff of 890, have entered non-binding agreements to discuss the merger, bot

International architect firms SMC Group and Aukett Fitzroy are considering merging, in a deal that could give the final company a presence in nine countries and 38 offices.

Both companies, which have a combined staff of 890, have entered non-binding agreements to discuss the merger, both firms said in a joint statement issued today.

An agreement will be subject to "extensive commercial, financial and legal due diligence", the statement says.