Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: August 14, 2020

This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven deals in the U.S. and two international deals involving companies from South Africa and the United Kingdom.

By Morrissey Goodale August 14, 2020
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported seven deals in the U.S. and two international deals involving companies from South Africa and the United Kingdom.

M&A Transactions

8/13/2020

Full-service civil engineering, surveying, planning, and construction management firm, SEPI (Raleigh, NC) (ENR #390) acquired two Florida-based planning and design firms, The Mellgren Planning Group (Fort Lauderdale, FL) and Foley/Kolarik (Palmetto, FL). Link to details >

8/10/2020

In its second deal announcement in as many weeks, industry leader Atlas Technical Consultants (Austin, TX) (Nasdaq: ATCX) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WesTest (Lakewood, CO), a key provider of transportation-related materials testing and inspection services. Link to details

8/13/2020

Commonwealth Architects (Richmond, VA), a 20-year old architecture, historic preservation, planning, and interior design firm, acquired Boynton Rothschild Rowland Architects (Richmond, VA). The deal brings the combined firm to 26 full-time employees. Link to details

8/12/2020

Architectural services firm AO (Orange, CA) (ENR #191) acquired science and technology architecture firm WHL Architects (Sunnyvale, CA) as part of its diversification growth strategy. Following the acquisition, WHL re-branded as AO Science + Technology. Link to details

8/11/2020

Civil engineering firm Navix Engineering (Bellevue, WA) acquired the Portland office of full-service site and development consulting firm PacLand (Clackamas, OR). Link to details

8/10/2020

Waggoner Engineering (Jackson, MS) acquired Applied Engineering & Science Consulting (Auburn, AL), a firm providing services in the disciplines of water, wastewater, asset management planning, environmental compliance and permitting, and stormwater compliance. Link to details

8/10/2020

Forensic Engineering Services (Arlington, TX), a Trinity Hunt Partners (Dallas, TX) portfolio company, acquired Scientific Analysis, Inc. (Dallas, TX), a provider of accident reconstruction forensic engineering services. Link to details

8/6/2020

100% black women-owned and managed civil and structural engineering consulting firm Malani Padayachee & Associates (Randburg, South Africa) and investment holding company Motseng Women Investments (Midrand, South Africa) acquired 100% equity of Mott MacDonald Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa), the South African engineering entity of ENR’s #18 ranked global design firm. Link to details

7/20/2020

Seed Environmental (Suffolk, UK) merged with Paulex (Exeter, UK). Both firms specialize in environmental and property incident response, site investigation, remediation and restoration services, environmental claims management, and monitoring. Link to details


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