Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: August 29
This week Morrissey Goodale reported two deals in the United States and three international deals involving companies from The Netherlands, the U.S., the United Kingdom, and Australia.
Global natural and built asset design and consultancy, ARCADIS (Amsterdam, Netherlands) announced that it intends to acquire Callison (Seattle, WA), a high level architectural and interior design consultancy. ARCADIS will acquire Callison from its primary owner, Blue Point Capital, company management and principals. Link to details
ARCADIS’ active dealmaking continued as the Boards of ARCADIS (Amsterdam, Netherlands) and Hyder Consulting (London, UK) announced that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended increased cash offer for ARCADIS to acquire Hyder. The increased offer is in response to a higher bid from Nippon Koei on August 8th. Link to details
Full-service design firm, Clark Patterson Lee (Rochester, GA) announced that the employees of Ross Consulting Engineers (Woodstock, GA), a design firm serving the municipal, transportation, water resources, and commercial sectors, are joining their organization. Link to details
Architecture, electrical engineering, and interior design and planning firm, NAC|Architecture (Spokane, WA) and Osborn Architects (Glendale, CA) announced that they have merged. Osborn’s headquarters and NAC|Architecture’s Los Angeles office will physically merge into a new Downtown Los Angeles location. The office will presently be referred to as NAC|Architecture, but will introduce its new identity in the coming months. Link to details
OTOC (Perth, Australia) has made a deal to acquire Bosco Jonson (South Melbourne, Australia), a surveying, town planning, and urban design company. OTOC provides infrastructure solutions for the Government and resources sectors. Link to details