Business of Engineering

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: June 7

This week Morrissey Goodale reported thirteen deals in the U.S. and four international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom, France, Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, and Canada.
By Morrissey Goodale June 7, 2019
This week Morrissey Goodale reported thirteen deals in the U.S. and four international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom, France, Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, and Canada.
6/5/2019
NV5 (Hollywood, FL) (ENR #34) acquired Alta Environmental (Long Beach, CA), a consulting firm specializing in air quality, environmental building sciences, water resources, site assessment and remediation, as well as environmental health and safety compliance services.  Link to details
6/5/2019
Leading employee-owned professional services firm Short Elliot Hendrickson (SEH) (St. Paul, MN) (ENR #131) and Russell Planning & Engineering (Durango, CO) announced their intent to merge.  Link to details
6/3/2019
J.S. Held (Jericho, NY), a global consulting firm that specializes in construction, forensic architectural, engineering, and environmental consulting services, acquired Hagen, Streiff, Newton, & Oshiro, Accountants, PC (Irvine, CA).  Link to details
5/30/2019
In its second announced deal of the month RTM Engineering Consultants (Schaumburg, IL) acquired Concord West (Wheat Ridge, CO), an engineering firm specializing in design, construction, and management services.  Link to details
5/30/2019
Civil engineering and land planning firm BC Engineering Group (Santa Rosa, CA) acquired Firma Design Group (Santa Rosa, CA), a 10-person civil engineering and landscape architecture firm.  Link to details
6/4/2019
Environmental consultant Broadbent & Associates (Henderson, NV) acquired WaterRock Environmental (Pahrump, NV), allowing the firm to expand its water resource services.  Link to details
5/29/2019
Bancroft Architects + Engineers (Elk Grove, IL) acquired Bay-area construction and engineering firm JL Skye (Fairfield, CA), giving the firm the ability to design and build projects for clients around the country.  Link to details
6/6/2019
CHA Consulting (Albany, NY) (ENR #56), a highly diversified, full-service engineering consultant, acquired Wolverton & Associates(Duluth, GA), a full-service transportation and engineering firm.  Link to details
6/4/2019
NV5 (Hollywood, FL) (ENR #34) acquired Page One Consultants(Orlando, FL), a program management and construction quality assurance firm.  Link to details
6/4/2019
Industry leader Terracon (Olathe, KS) (ENR #24) acquired Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) (Jacksonville, FL) and Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants (Macon, GA), enhancing the company’s geographic presence and depth of services in the Southeast.  Link to details
6/5/2019
Architecture, engineering, and planning firm Bergmann (Rochester, NY) (ENR #262) acquired William Taylor Architects (Syracuse, NY). The William Taylor team will work as part of the firm’s Northeast Buildings division.  Link to details
6/5/2019
GraceHebert Architects (Baton Rouge, LA) and Curtis Group Architects (Dallas, TX) announced the merging of the two firms. The combined company will operate as Grace Hebert Curtis Architects.  Link to details
5/31/2019
ENR’s #79 ranked environmental firm, Trinity Consultants (Dallas, TX), acquired Ecological Survey & Assessment Limited (North Baddesley, UK).  Link to details
6/5/2019
ENR’s #21 ranked international design firm, Egis Group (Guyancourt, France), acquired Inhabit Group (Sheung Wan, Hong Kong), an engineering consultancy that specializes in providing design services to the building industry.  Link to details
6/4/2019
ENR’s #15 ranked international design firm, Sweco (Stockholm, Sweden), acquired imp GmbH (Arnsberg, Germany), a consulting firm active predominantly in the power transmission and distribution networks markets.  Link to details
6/3/2019
Ecora Engineering & Resource Group (Kelowna, Canada) acquired civil and structural engineering firm Omega & Associates Engineering (Surrey, Canada).  Link to details

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