Ikos

Engineering and technology consultancy specializing in the rail and energy sectors

ikos is a consulting group specializing in the rail and energy sectors. ikos now has 800 engineers worldwide, working in one of ikos’ 15 offices located in France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom and more recently in Italy and Canada. ikos’ lab R&D center ensures that it is at the forefront of innovations in the rail and energy industry. For example, ikos is working closely with the Canadian company TransPod to develop the Hyperloop project, the hyper-high speed train of the future.

Date of capital investment

October 2018

Type of deal

MBO

Turnover

60m€

Number of employees

1600

Date of transfer

Type of transfer

“Certified B Corporation” is a trademark licensed by B Lab, a private non-profit organization, to companies like ours that have successfully completed the B Impact Assessment (“BIA”) and therefore meet the requirements set by B Lab for social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. It is specified that B Lab is not a conformity assessment body as defined by Regulation (EU) No 765/2008, nor is it a national, European, or international standardization body as per Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012. The criteria of the BIA are distinct and independent from the harmonized standards resulting from ISO norms or other standardization bodies, and they are not ratified by national or European public institutions.