News October 27, 2023

By Forensic Access

Forensic Access, part of the Forensic Access Group, is pleased to announce that we have acquired Forensic Testing Service (FTS), a renowned provider of drug and alcohol toxicology testing services tailored for family law and childcare proceedings.

Since our acquisition by Limerston Capital in 2020, Forensic Access Group has been on an impressive trajectory of growth and innovation. The acquisition of Forensic Testing Service (FTS) marks yet another milestone in our journey, further solidifying our position as a leader in industry. This comes after our successful acquisition of Analytical Services International (ASI) Ltd, which brought new expertise to the group in toxicology, as well as our expansion in anthropological and ecological forensics and external training capabilities through Alecto Forensics. Moreover, the acquisition and incorporation of IntaForensics and Faraday launched our service offerings in digital and cyber investigations.

Located in West Yorkshire, FTS’s complimentary services, technical expertise, and accreditations present a significant opportunity for Forensic Access to expand its existing toxicology business and broaden its client base.

Paul Hunter, Forensic Testing Service:

"We are delighted to enter this new chapter of growth and innovation as Forensic Testing Service joins forces with Forensic Access. This acquisition presents a significant opportunity to align with a leading UK provider of forensic and analytical services. We take immense pride in our achievements and the strides made in the family legal sector since 2009. Our success is a result of the dedication and efforts of our incredible staff. This moment is both exciting and transformative, as we anticipate a future filled with fresh opportunities. We eagerly anticipate combining our strengths and expertise to provide enhanced value to our clients and the wider forensic community."

Victoria Wood, Operating Partner of Limerston Capital: 

“Since our investment in Forensic Access in 2020 the company has executed a remarkable acquisition strategy in collaboration with Limerston’s in-house team of operating partners. The inclusion of Forensic Testing Service as the fifth bolt-on investment is a significant step towards achieving Forensic Access's ambitious growth targets.”

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