Wood Thilsted - engineering a greener future

14 February 2022

RSM’s M&A and private equity team has advised Wood Thilsted on successfully securing investment from private equity firm, Inflexion.

The client

Founded in 2015 by Alastair Muir Wood and Christian LeBlanc Thilsted, Wood Thilsted is a leading offshore wind engineering consultancy, employing 140 people in five countries. It operates globally in all major wind energy markets and is currently working on two of the world’s most significant wind development projects.

RSM's Solution

RSM was engaged as lead advisors to assist the shareholders in finding the right partner to enable the business to accelerate its expansion plans in the rapidly growing energy transition market. Following an extensive marketing process attracting attention from a number of private equity firms across the globe, Inflexion was selected to support the founders and management team through the next stage of growth. 

Lead advisory team: Ian Wherry, Mark Colling, Clare Martin and Holly Moxham. In addition, tax structuring was led by Corporate Tax partner Andrew Gordon and supported by Nigel Gleaden.


‘RSM has been instrumental in helping us grow from the outset and has worked tirelessly to secure this investment for us. Inflexion’s support leaves our management with the independence to continue to deliver the best engineering solutions for offshore wind to our clients, whilst providing the support and encouragement to accelerate our global growth.’

Alastair Muir Wood, Founder

Wood Thilsted