Bristow Group Inc. today announced its plans to acquire British International Helicopter Services Limited (BIH), further enhancing its leading global Government Services business.
Bristow will continue to build upon BIH’s strong relationships established through a longstanding history of serving both military and civilian markets. Bristow expects to realize efficiencies by leveraging its scale to continue providing safe and reliable vertical lift solutions in the region.
BIH will add to Bristow’s operations in the UK and adopt the Bristow name and brand throughout its operations. BIH currently operates a fleet of two AW189 SAR-configured helicopters, three S-61N helicopters, and one AS365 helicopter, performing various passenger and freight transport as well as hoist operations.
The acquisition is an all-cash transaction and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2022, following required regulatory approvals and satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.