Business of Engineering

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: January 17

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from the U.S., Australia, the UAE, and the United Kingdom.
By Morrissey Goodale January 21, 2020
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This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from the U.S., Australia, the UAE, and the United Kingdom.

M&A Transactions

1/10/2020

Employee-owned KCI Technologies (Sparks, MD) (ENR #65) acquired GCA Inc. (Atlanta, GA), a consulting firm specializing in transportation planning and engineering. Link to details

1/14/2020

American Engineering (Charlotte, NC) acquired Gilleece & Associates (Raleigh, NC), a civil engineering firm with a focus on residential subdivision design. Link to details

1/6/2020

Method Architecture (Houston, TX) acquired Primal Architecture (Richardson, TX), a boutique, office, retail, and mixed-use design firm.  Link to details

1/15/2020

Full-service EA firm McMahon Associates (ENR #460) acquired the assets of RW Management Group (Oconomowoc, WI), a public and emergency management consulting firm. Link to details

1/14/2020

LJB (Miamisburg, OH) acquired multidisciplinary design firm GGJ (Eastlake, OH). Link to details

1/14/2020

Experiential retail consultancy The Lion’esque Group (New York, NY) merged with leading retail design firm MG2 (Seattle, WA) (ENR #254). Link to details

1/13/2020

Delta Engineers, Architects, & Land Surveyors (Endwell, NY) acquired environmental consulting firm Terrestrial Environmental Specialists (Phoenix, NY). Link to details

1/10/2020

Civil engineering and landscape architecture firm Weihe Engineers (Indianapolis, IN) acquired Massmann Land Surveyors (St. Louis, MO). Link to details

1/16/2020

GR Engineering Services (Perth, Australia) entered into an agreement to acquire Hanlon Engineering & Associates (Tucson, AZ). Hanlon provides engineering, procurement, and construction management services to the mining sector. Link to details

1/14/2020

Group 42 (Abu Dhabi, UAE), an artificial intelligence and cloud computing firm, acquired Bayanat for Mapping and Surveying Services (Abu Dhabi, UAE), a provider of customized geospatial data products and services. Link to details

1/9/2020

Leaders Romans Group (Berkshire, UK), one of the UK’s largest property services groups and a provider of master planning and architectural services, acquired chartered surveying firm Dunlop Heywood (Manchester, UK). Link to details


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