2 December 2021

CCi Further Extends Capabilities and Reach

As part of its ongoing expansion plans, CCi has today announced that it has acquired Aston Consult, an impressive 30 strong dynamic consultancy, specialising in the provision of Delay, Quantum, and Technical expertise, working with insurers, owners, contracting organisations, and funders to bring clarity and resolution to complex insurance and construction claims across a broad range of industries and projects.

With 5 offices across Australia and New Zealand, the acquisition leverages the respective strengths of both businesses, further enhancing CCi’s ability to deliver its integrated services offering of delay, quantum and technical expertise to the construction disputes and insurance claims markets across Australia, New Zealand, and APAC.

The CCi group now employs 115 people, working in 17 offices across the UK, Canada, USA, Dubai, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand.

Alan Purbric

“We are really excited about the opportunity to put together two high quality, successful companies. Aston Consult provides complementary services to those offered by CCi, which will significantly enhance the solutions that we can offer to existing and new clients, and I know that our ability to do this efficiently and effectively has increased significantly.”

Alan Purbrick CCi CEO

“We are delighted that Aston Consult will be joining the highly successful CCi group. We believe that clients will benefit greatly from the expanded services, locations and technical expertise the newly joined companies provide.”

Simon J. Lowe, Executive Director Aston Consult.

“The enlarged business will allow us to provide enhanced and integrated quantum, delay and technical expert services to both our domestic and regional client base”.

James Funge Executive Director Aston Consult.

About CCi

Capital Consulting International (“CCi”) is a global consultancy of delay, quantum and technical experts, advising the insurance and construction industries.

These experts bring clarity and resolution to some of the world’s largest and most complex insurance claims and construction disputes. The knowledge generated from these three disciplines is essential in delivering complete and dependable advice to our clients – a value-added, technically based, response to claims that is relevant to the specific industry, providing greater certainty and superior customer service. Incorporate our years of experience in the insurance sector with our construction and engineering industry knowledge, creates a truly unique and unrivalled service to the global insurance markets.

About Aston Consult

An independent Australian and New Zealand based construction consultancy, with an enviable reputation for its unique and unrivalled service, providing expert services, claims consulting, dispute mitigation and resolution services.

Aston Consult has provided delay and quantum expert witnesses on significant construction and infrastructure projects in the APAC region and globally.

Aston Consult brings significant additional expertise. Joining the existing Senior Management team at CCi of Alan Purbrick and Dave Webster, will be Simon Lowe and James Funge.

Simon is an Arbitrator and Adjudicator who also acts as an Expert Witness and Determiner. He has over 32 years of international contract management and dispute resolution experience in large-scale civil engineering projects.

James is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Adjudicator and Quantum Expert with over 26 years of experience gained in a wide variety of building and infrastructure projects across the globe. Over 20 of those years have been earned working within Tier 1 contracting organisations, before co-founding Aston Consult in 2016.