Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: July 17

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and five international deals involving companies from the U.S., Canada, France, China, and the United Kingdom.
By Morrissey Goodale July 17, 2015

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and five international deals involving companies from the U.S., Canada, France, China, and the United Kingdom.

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and five international deals involving companies from the U.S., Canada, France, China, and the United Kingdom. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale

M&A Transactions

7/9/2015

Leading multidisciplinary consulting firm Wantman Group (West Palm Beach, FL) (ENR #338) acquired Bridge Design Associates (Royal Palm Beach, FL), which provides engineering services for buildings, bridges, ocean piers, marinas, docks, seawalls, and pump stations. Link to details

7/13/15

Stantec (Edmonton, Canada) (ENR #19) acquired VI Engineering (Houston, TX), a power and electrical engineering firm. Stantec provides professional consulting in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics. Link to details

7/13/2015 One of western Canada’s leading architectural practices, CEI Architecture (Vancouver, Canada) joined HDR (Omaha, NE) (ENR #9), a global firm with one of the world’s top ranked architecture practices. Link to details

7/6/2015

ENR’s #94 ranked environmental firm, Trinity Consultants (Dallas, TX) acquired Minnow Environmental (Georgetown, Canada), a specialty consulting firm focused on aquatic ecology. Trinity supports mostly industrial facilities with regulatory environmental compliance, specializing in air quality permitting and compliance management. Link to details

7/6/2015

Engineering, science, and design consulting firm, Pennoni Associates (Philadelphia, PA) (ENR #95) acquired the assets of J2 Engineering (Pensacola, FL). J2 provides environmental, engineering, construction management, and design-build services. Link to details

7/14/15

Structural Design Group (Rochester, MN) merged with Meyer Borgman Johnson (MBJ) (Minneapolis, MN). Both firms focus solely on structural engineering. Link to details

7/9/2015

Bureau Veritas (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) (ENR #35) finalized the acquisition of a 70% equity stake in Shanghai TJU Engineering Service Co. (Shanghai, China), a company that specializes in construction project supervision for industrial assets. Link to details

7/14/15

Architecture firms, Darnton EGS (Leeds, UK) and B3 Architects (Colchester, UK) have merged. The combined firm will be known as Darnton B3 and have a combined 150 employees. Link to details