Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: December 22

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and seven international deals involving companies from the United States, Canada, Germany, Norway, the United Kingdom, France and Brazil.
By Morrissey Goodale December 22, 2016

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and seven international deals involving companies from the United States, Canada, Germany, Norway, the United Kingdom, France and Brazil.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and seven international deals involving companies from the United States, Canada, Germany, Norway, the United Kingdom, France and Brazil. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions

12/19/2016

International engineering firm, Thornton Tomasetti (New York, NY) (ENR #60), entered into an agreement to acquire Swallow Acoustic Consultants Limited (SACL) (Mississauga, Canada), a specialist in acoustics, noise, and vibration control engineering. Link to details

12/20/2016

Global leader in managing construction risk, Hill International (Philadelphia, PA), agreed to sell its Construction Claims Group to Bridgeport Development Capital (Frankfurt, Germany). Hill’s Construction Claims Group has approximately 960 professionals in 40 offices worldwide. Link to details

12/16/2016

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff (Montreal, Canada) (ENR #11) acquired Hoyer Finseth (Oslo, Norway), a structural design and technical consulting firm. Link to details

12/19/2016

Two architecture firms, Perspectus Architecture (Cleveland, OH) and Chambers, Murphy & Burge Historical Architecture (Akron, OH) announced their merger. The combined practice will be one of the largest architectural firms in Ohio with 27 registered architects. Link to details

12/15/2016

Municipal engineering firm, John M. McDonald Engineering (Schenectady, NY), merged with Ward Associates (Little Falls, NY), an engineering firm that also provides services to municipal clients. Link to details

12/12/2016

Geotechnical, materials engineering and testing, forensic engineering and environmental consulting firm, Northern Technologies (Fargo, ND), acquired American Technical Services (Sioux Falls, SD), a firm that provides similar services. Link to details

12/15/2016

ENR’s #157 ranked environmental firm, BSI Professional Services Group (London, UK), acquired Quantum Management Group (Clifton, NJ), an EHS consulting firm. Link to details

12/16/2016

Specialty engineering consulting firm, RWDI (Guelph, Canada), merged with Green Building Services (Portland, OR), a sustainability consulting firm. Link to details

12/21/2016

Bureau Veritas (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) (ENR #24) acquired Kuhlmann Monitoramento Agricola (Pinhais, Brazil), a company specializing in monitoring and auditing services for the agri-food sector. Bureau Veritas is a laboratory testing, inspection, and certification services firm. Link to details

12/19/2016

Global private equity firm, First Reserve (Greenwich, CT), acquired Dyer & Butler (Southampton, UK), a regional civil engineering and building contractor. Link to details