Business of Engineering

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: December 6

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and five international deals involving companies from Canada, Denmark, and the United Kingdom.
By Morrissey Goodale December 6, 2019

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and five international deals involving companies from Canada, Denmark, and the United Kingdom.

NOV 2019: LaBella Associates (Rochester, NY) (ENR #145) acquired full-service environmental firm Aztech Environmental Technologies (Ballston Spa, NY).  Link to details

12/4/2019
Multidisciplinary engineering, forensic investigation, and environmental consulting firm EFI Global (Tampa, FL) acquired Destek Engineering (Atlanta, GA), a regional provider of forensic engineering and investigation services to the property and casualty industries and telecommunications sector.  Link to details
12/4/2019
MEP Associates (Eau Claire, WI) joined industry-leading facilities planning and design firm Salas O’Brien (Santa Ana, CA) (ENR #188). This is Salas O’Brien’s fourth merger of 2019.  Link to details
12/4/2019
Schacht Aslani Architects (Seattle, WA) joined integrated design firm Mithun (Seattle, WA) (ENR #333).  Link to details
12/3/2019
Westwood Professional Services (Minnetonka, MN) (ENR #170) acquired Main Line Energy Consultants (Lansdale, PA). The acquisition brings the firms’ expertise and strength together to better serve power delivery and energy clients.  Link to details
12/3/2019
International consulting services firm Lerch Bates (Englewood, CO) acquired Pie Consulting & Engineering (Arvada, CO), a firm specialized in building enclosure consulting and forensic engineering services.  Link to details
12/3/2019
SAM, LLC (Austin, TX) (ENR #92), a leading provider of geospatial solutions, acquired JMC Professional Surveying and Mapping (Knoxville, TN). The deal will now give SAM a total of 34 offices nationwide.  Link to details
12/4/2019
Global design firm T.Y. Lin International (San Francisco, CA) (ENR #43) acquired civil engineering consultant The Municipal Infrastructure Group (Vaughan, Canada).  Link to details
12/2/2019
International architecture firm Henning Larsen (Copenhagen, Denmark) will join ENR #23’s global design firm, Ramboll Group (Copenhagen, Denmark). The acquisition will become effective on January 2, 2020.  Link to details
12/4/2019
Environmental consulting and services firm RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired consulting engineering practice Silcock Leedham Group (Leeds, UK). The acquisition marks RSK’s eighth deal of the financial year.  Link to details
12/4/2019
Surveying firm Hardies Property & Construction Consultants (Edinburgh, UK) expanded its operations throughout the west of Scotland with the acquisition of Allan & Hanel Chartered Surveyors (Glasgow, UK).  Link to details
12/2/2019
Mott MacDonald Ventures, the investment arm of ENR’s #21 ranked global design firm, Mott MacDonald (Croydon, UK), announced its equity investment in Oneplanet.com (Wallington, UK). The investment will see Mott MacDonald take a 7.5 percent stake in the company.  Link to details

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