Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: August 21
This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and two international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom.
Private equity firm Gryphon Investors announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its portfolio company Trinity Consultants (Dallas, Texas) to an affiliate of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (Los Angeles, CA). Trinity offers regulatory environmental compliance, specializing in air quality permitting and compliance management. Link to details
Barr Engineering Company (Barr) (Minneapolis, MN) acquired Horizon Environmental (Grand Rapids, MI), an environmental engineering consulting firm that was founded in 1994. Link to details
Geotechnology, Inc. (Saint Louis, MO), a leading provider of geotechnical and environmental engineering, geophysics, water resource management, materials testing, and drilling services, has announced that it has purchased substantially all of the assets of Thelen Associates (Erlanger, KY), a provider of geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing services. Link to details
Ricardo plc (West Sussex, UK), acquired UK water industry consultancy, Cascade Consulting (Cascade) (Manchester, UK). Cascade will bring additional capability and reach in the areas of water resource and water quality management, ecosystem services, and environmental impact assessment. Link to details
Costain Group PLC (Costain) (Berkshire, UK) has completed the acquisition of Rhead Group Holdings Limited (Coventry, UK), a 550-person professional services consultancy with a focus on program and commercial management. Link to details