Project management firm PM Group has announced the acquisition of UK-based ProJen for an undisclosed sum.

ProJen specialises in project management for a number of areas including petrochemical and advanced manufacturing and will add 100 people to PM Group's global workforce.

PM Group said the move would help it diversify its British business and follows expansions in North America and Asia.

"The acquisition of PROjEN brings PM Group additional and complementary expertise across a range of additional sectors in the UK marketm" commented Dave Murphy, the CEO of PM Group. 

Mr Murphy said the deal provides the company with further opportunities to work with world-leading blue-chip clients such as BP, Total, National Grid, Essar Oil & Gas, Tarmac and Syngenta. 

"PM Group's strategy is to continue to grow internationally, following a year which saw the opening of an expanded office in Boston and the provision of increased service offerings in Singapore and China," he added.