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Forest management and consulting firm F&W Forestry Services has expanded its reach in the U.S. and the United Kingdom with the purchase of forest and land subsidiaries from O.C.S. Group Ltd. F&W says it will retain employees and management from the acquired companies.

London-based O.C.S. provides integrated facilities management services in over 50 countries. The company’s services include catering, cleaning, horticulture, waste management, security and maintenance. As part of the sale, F&W has acquired U.S.-based businesses Fountains Forestry Inc., a forest management firm and retail forest real estate firm Fountain Lands Inc.; and Fountains Forestry UK Ltd., a forest management and real estate firm with operations in England, Scotland and Wales. The Fountains Forestry UK Ltd. marks F&W’s first entry into the region.  

Financial terms of  the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Albany, Georgia, F&W also has a presence Uruguay, Brazil and France. The company handles timber sales and offers forest real estate services and investment opportunities to private and industrial landowners.  

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