Morson Group Secures Strategic Majority Investment from Onex Partners

Morson Group, a leading UK-based engineering and technical recruitment and talent solutions company, proudly announces the successful completion of a majority investment by Onex Partners (Onex) a move designed to accelerate Morson’s growth trajectory and expand its global footprint.

Headquartered in Salford, UK, Morson Group has established itself as a key player in the engineering and technical recruitment sector, with operations spanning the UK, US, Italy, Canada, and Australia. The strategic investment, made in collaboration with the founding family CEO Ged Mason and members of the management team, marks a pivotal moment in Morson’s 55-year history.

Morson’s comprehensive suite of services includes contingent workforce solutions, permanent recruitment, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), and engineering consultancy and design services. Morson Group employs more than 1,500 dedicated professionals across 60 locations, catering to a diverse range of industries, including aerospace, defence, rail, IT and technology, marine, nuclear, multi-disciplined engineering, professional services, construction, and manufacturing.

“At Morson, our commitment extends beyond traditional recruitment. We envision creating a better, more innovative world by inspiring, supporting, reskilling, and nurturing talent. Our dedication to educational pathways in STEM, demonstrated through investments in early years and tertiary level learning, underscores our dedication to building a workforce for the future,” commented Ged Mason, Morson Group CEO.

The alliance with Onex Partners aligns seamlessly with Morson’s mission and vision. Nigel Wright, Co-Head of Onex Partners, said,“Morson’s ability to deploy unique sector knowledge and innovative solutions to its clients in highly resilient sectors of the economy is unique. We are attracted by the company’s growth profile, corporate culture and multiple opportunities for value creation going forward. Most importantly, we are delighted to be partnering with Ged Mason and his management team, to continue building on what they have accomplished.”

Adrien Faure, a Managing Director of Onex Partners, added, “Morson is an excellent business and a leader with pedigree in its core markets. The investment aligns with our theme of investing in businesses that help to solve the need for technical and specialist skills alongside the best management teams. It builds on our track record in the broader human capital management sector.”

Ged Mason reaffirmed Morson’s excitement about the collaboration with Onex, stating, “We have found a true partner in Onex, a team whose values are aligned with ours. Onex shares our vision. It has an impressive track record of helping companies to grow and we are confident about the contribution our new partner will make to achieving our goals. Equally important, this collaboration will empower us to foster career opportunities and development for our ever-growing Morson Group family.”

Morson Group looks forward to the synergies and opportunities that this strategic partnership with Onex Partners will bring, as the company continues to innovate, expand, and deliver exceptional value to its clients and talent pool globally. The investment is poised to propel Morson Group into an even more prominent and influential position within the engineering, technical, IT, and digital markets in which it operates.

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