Business of Engineering

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: March 15

This week Morrissey Goodale reported five deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from Belgium and the United Kingdom.
By Morrissey Goodale March 15, 2019
This week Morrissey Goodale reported five deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from Belgium and the United Kingdom. Courtesy: Morrissey Goodale
This week Morrissey Goodale reported five deals in the U.S. and three international deals involving companies from Belgium and the United Kingdom.
3/12/2019
Pfau Long Architecture (San Francisco, CA) joined global design firm Perkins+Will (Chicago, IL) (ENR #29), reinforcing both firms’ commitment to the Bay Area.  Link to details
3/13/2019
urban-gro (Lafayette, CO), a cultivation systems integrator and agricultural technology firm, acquired Impact Engineering d/b/a Grow2Guys (Castle Rock, CO), a cannabis-focused MEP engineering firm. Link to details
2/28/2019
Energy efficiency research specialist Opinion Dynamics (Waltham, MA) acquired energy evaluation and market insight firm Research Into Action (Portland, OR).  Link to details
3/13/2019
MEP design firm WMA Consulting Engineers (Chicago, IL) merged with industry leader Salas O’Brien (Santa Ana, CA) (ENR #267).  Link to details
3/13/2019
Multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, and surveying firm CBS Squared (Chippewa Falls, WI) acquired design and construction engineering firm Fleming, Andre and Associates (Eau Claire, WI).  Link to details
3/7/2019
ENR’s #54 ranked global design firm, Tractebel (Brussels, Belgium), acquired the business portfolio and activities of Ecorem (Aartselaar, Belgium), strengthening its position in the environmental sector.  Link to details
3/7/2019
Leading employee-owned construction and engineering firm The Parsons Corporation (Pasadena, CA) (ENR #11) has filed paperwork for an initial public offering (IPO) that would value the company at around $3 billion.  Link to details
3/11/2019
WestBridge Capital (London, UK) backed the management buyout of environmental consultancy APEM Limited(Manchester, UK).  Link to details
3/11/2019
The architectural, waste, and energy service businesses of construction and design firm WDR & RT Taggart (Belfast, UK) have been acquired by newly formed WDR Taggart (Belfast, UK).  Link to details

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