SPIE, sharing a vision for the future
Formation of the Group
- On 22 May, AMEC and PAI Partners announce that they have agreed terms for the sale of AMEC SPIE to PAI. After approval from Brussels, the takeover of SPIE by PAI is finalised on 27 July, with the Group regaining its traditional name of SPIE and unveiling its new visual identity on 14 September.
- AMEC purchases 100% of the equity of SPIE, which becomes the UK company's continental European division, adopting the name AMEC SPIE on 1 July. SPIE continues to develop its oilfield services activity with the acquisition of Ipedex, and the construction subsidiary Spie Batignolles is sold to its managers.
- SPIE broadens its specialised services activities in the fields of energy and rail transport by acquiring Foraid, Osiris and Technifer.
- SPIE pursues its European expansion with acquisitions in the area of communications networks including Matra Nortel Communications Distribution, which becomes Spie Communications.
- SPIE acquires French HVAC leader Laurent Bouillet, and enters the German market.
- Spie Batignolles becomes SPIE. SPIE is organised into three major subsidiaries: Spie Batignolles for the construction business; Spie Enertrans for the rail transport and energy businesses; and Spie Trindel for electrical engineering and local services.