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Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: February 7

This week Morrissey Goodale reported 13 deals in the U.S. and two international deals involving companies from Singapore, Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, and the Netherlands

By Morrissey Goodale February 7, 2020
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported 13 deals in the U.S. and two international deals involving companies from Singapore, Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, and the Netherlands.

M&A Transactions

1/30/2020

CRB (Kansas City, MO) (ENR #110) expanded its architectural design capabilities in the western region with the addition of all the employees of R2A Architecture (Costa Mesa, CA). Link to details

2/4/2020

JVA (Boulder, CO), a structural, civil, and environmental consulting engineering firm, acquired Structural Consultants (SCI) (Denver, CO). SCI has provided structural engineering services to the Denver market since 1977. Link to details

2/6/2020

Global architecture and design firm NBBJ (Seattle, WA) (ENR #91) acquired experience design studio ESI Design (New York, NY). Link to details

2/6/2020

Industry leader Terracon (Olathe, KS) (ENR #24) acquired environmental consulting and engineering services company Skelly and Loy (Harrisburg, PA). Link to details

2/5/2020

Energy efficiency specialist CMTA (Louisville, KY) expanded its operations to the Carolinas through the acquisition of McCracken & Lopez (Charlotte, NC). Link to details

2/4/2020

IMEG Corp. (Rock Island, IL) (ENR #104) acquired Clark Engineering (Minneapolis, MN). Clark provides civil and structural design, landscape architecture, land surveying, and environmental services to a variety of market sectors nationwide and abroad. Link to details

2/4/2020

Land surveying and civil engineering firm Associated Engineers & Surveyors (Adrian, MI) merged with The Mannik & Smith Group (Maumee, OH) (ENR #319). Link to details

1/31/2020

Farnsworth Group (Bloomington, IL) (ENR #207), a national full-service EA and survey firm, acquired FWAI Architects (Springfield, IL), a 13-person architecture firm. Link to details

2/4/2020

Evergreen AES Environmental Services (Shelbyville, KY) joined ENR’s #75 ranked environmental firm HEPACO (Charlotte, NC). HEPACO specializes in environmental and emergency response services. Link to details

2/4/2020

ENR’s #52 ranked global design firm, Leidos (Reston, VA), entered into a definitive agreement to acquire L3Harris Technologies‘ Security Detection and Automation businesses (Melbourne, FL) for $1 billion in cash. Link to details

2/3/2020

Wunderlich-Malec (Eden Prairie, MN) (ENR #197) acquired AECm Architects | Engineers (Newmarket, NH), expanding the firm’s services in civil and structural engineering. Link to details

2/3/2020

Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting (Austin, TX) expanded its cultural resource management capabilities through the acquisition of Prewitt and Associates (Austin, TX). Link to details

2/1/2020

ENR’s #46 ranked international design firm, Meinhardt Group (Singapore, Singapore), acquired civil and structural engineering firm Bonacci Group (Sydney, Australia) to further strengthen and expand the firm’s Australia business. Link to details

1/30/2020

Global Marine Group (GMG) (Chelmsford, UK) entered into a definitive agreement to sell 100% of GMG, excluding GMG’s 49% joint venture with Huawei Marine Networks Co. (Tianjin, China), to an investment affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company (Munich, Germany). ENR’s #32 ranked global design firm, Fugro (Leidschendam, Netherlands), will divest its 23.6% equity interest in GMG through the sale. Link to details


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